We provide individual, family and couples counseling, with each therapist bringing her own style and learned modalities to provide a client with the best evidence-based, best practice options.
The agreed-upon plan is more like a working blueprint. Oftentimes, there is more than one way to reach one’s desired outcome ... an approach that has held true for all ages of people we work with.
For Adults + Teens
EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
EMDR is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. Repeated studies show that by using EMDR therapy people can experience the benefits of psychotherapy that once took years to make a difference.
CBT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
When life events happen, they have a way of altering the belief we hold about ourselves. The brain works as a protective anticipatory agent. By creating negative beliefs about self such as,
It tries to prevent us from experiencing pain again by not taking risks in our life. So it is not enough to make sense of difficult situations; we must release the internal negative belief in order to move forward in our life and feel joy. CBT identifies the negative self-cognitions, then challenges and replaces with a more positive and adaptive belief system.
DDP: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy
DDP involves the therapist working the child and parents by utilizing an affective-reflective (a-r) dialogue. The therapist explores all aspects of the child’s life; safe and traumatic; present and past.The therapist and parents’ intersubjective experience of the child helps the child get a different understanding. This becomes integrated into her autobiographical narrative and instills solid positive self-regard and self-worth.
EFT: Emotionally Focused Therapy + The Gottman Method
DBT: Dialectical Behavior Therapy
DBT is a type of cognitive behavior therapy but for those who experience emotions very intensely.
SP: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
SP is a therapeutic modality for trauma and attachment issues. It recognizes that the body is an integral source of information which processes challenging, traumatic, and developmental experiences. It focuses on somatic, emotional, and cognitive processing and integration. SP helps clients change habitual physical and psychological patterns resulting from trauma or distressed events, as well as the limiting belief systems of developmental issues.
SP helps clients cultivate their strengths, while providing enough challenge to stimulate growth, long lasting change, and well-being.
Since each therapist brings to the table unique education, experiences, training, and expertise, we invite you to read each therapist’s bio to see who may be the right fit for you:
If you have questions about a therapist or THE services we provide, feel free to call. We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.
For Children + Families
We have a Play Therapy Room and a Theraplay Room.
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