Our experience enables us to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychological care. We treat a number of mental health issues and life challenges while providing a neutral ground for individual therapy, couples counseling, marriage & family counseling, and group therapy. Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a safe space, listening to your concerns, building skills, and customizing individualized treatment plans.
We promise to be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life. It is essential to keep in mind that therapy is not a magic pill or a quick fix; therapy is a healing process that necessitates participation and investment from client and therapist alike. But in the end, making small changes to self-defeating behavior and coping with feelings of sadness, fear, pain, and a range of other emotions can bring life-altering results.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of talk therapy that focuses on identifying and changing negative thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors in order to improve mood and overall well-being. The therapy is based on the idea that our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are all interconnected, and that changing one can lead to changes in the others.
During CBT sessions, a therapist works with the individual to identify negative thoughts and beliefs that may be contributing to their emotional distress or problematic behaviors.
CBT also involves behavioral interventions, where the individual learns new skills and coping strategies to manage their emotions and behaviors more effectively. This may include exposure therapy, where the individual is gradually exposed to anxiety-provoking situations in a controlled environment in order to desensitize them to the fear.
CBT is typically a short-term therapy, with sessions lasting from a few weeks to a few months, depending on the individual's needs and goals.
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy is a form of psychotherapy that is used to help people recover from the effects of trauma and other distressing life experiences. The therapy was developed in the late 1980s by psychologist Francine Shapiro, and it has since become widely used for the treatment of trauma-related symptoms, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other anxiety-related disorders.
EMDR therapy involves a structured set of procedures that are designed to help the individual process traumatic memories and experiences in a safe and controlled environment. During an EMDR session, the therapist will typically ask the individual to focus on a traumatic memory or experience while simultaneously engaging in a specific type of eye movement or other bilateral stimulation, such as tapping or auditory cues.
The theory behind EMDR is that the eye movements or other bilateral stimulation help to activate the brain's natural processing mechanisms and enable the individual to reprocess the traumatic memory in a more adaptive way. This can lead to a reduction in the intensity of the trauma-related emotions and symptoms, and can help the individual to develop more positive and adaptive beliefs about themselves and their experiences.
The Gottman Method is a type of couples therapy that was developed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman. It is a research-based approach that focuses on helping couples strengthen their relationship and improve their communication skills.
The Gottman Method is grounded in the idea that successful relationships are built on a foundation of love, respect, and trust. The therapy aims to help couples identify and address issues that may be undermining these foundations, such as poor communication, lack of intimacy, or unresolved conflicts.
The therapy typically involves a series of assessments and exercises designed to help couples improve their communication skills, deepen their emotional connection, and develop a shared understanding of each other's needs and expectations. Couples may be asked to engage in role-playing exercises or other activities that are designed to help them practice new skills and build trust.
One of the key features of the Gottman Method is the use of data and research to inform the therapy process. The Gottmans have conducted extensive research on what makes relationships successful, and this research is used to guide the therapy process and inform the specific interventions used.
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a type of therapy that focuses on identifying and building upon a person's existing strengths and resources to help them overcome their current problems. It is a brief and goal-oriented approach that emphasizes finding solutions rather than dwelling on problems.
SFBT is based on the idea that people have the ability to solve their own problems when they are given the right tools and support.
One of the key features of SFBT is its emphasis on brief and focused therapy. Unlike some other forms of therapy, SFBT typically involves a small number of sessions (often less than 10) and is designed to produce tangible and measurable results in a short amount of time.
Expressive Arts Therapy (EAT) is a holistic and non-verbal approach to therapy that encourages individuals to explore their emotions and experiences through creative expression in a non-judgmental and creative space. It promotes emotional healing and personal growth and is an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates different art forms, such as visual art, music, dance, drama, and writing, to help individuals explore their emotions, thoughts, and experiences.
The therapy is based on the idea that creative expression can help individuals to access and process emotions that may be difficult to express through words alone. The therapist encourages the client to use different art forms to explore their innermost thoughts and feelings, and to express themselves in a way that feels safe and comfortable.
Narrative therapy is a collaborative and empowering type of therapy that is based on the idea that the stories we tell ourselves shape our beliefs, behaviors, and emotions. As such, it focuses on helping individuals to reframe and rewrite their personal narratives in a way that is more constructive and empowering.
The therapy typically involves a series of conversations between the therapist and the client, during which the client is encouraged to explore and reflect on their personal narrative. The therapist may ask questions that help the client to identify the underlying beliefs and assumptions that shape their narrative, and to challenge any negative or limiting aspects of that narrative.
One of the key features of narrative therapy is its focus on externalizing problems. Rather than seeing problems as inherent to the individual, the therapist encourages the client to see problems as separate from themselves, and to view themselves as separate from their problems.