Therapy is much more than a "place to vent," or a "listening ear." Our approach to therapy is strengths-based and relationally-oriented. We use research based interventions that are designed to transform your personal struggles.
We utilize a variety of approaches that include Cognitive Behavjoral Theray, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Treatment, Mindfulness, Somatic Experiencing, EMDR, Humanistic Psychology and Buddhist Psychology.
Emotionally Focused Therapy draws upon attachment theory, which asserts that humans are hardwired for strong emotional bonds with others.
According to EFT, couples have relationship problems when they’ve “experienced emotional disconnection with their partner at key moments, which then leads to struggles” with negative cycles of criticism and anger (among other emotions and reactions). The aim of EFT is to help couples overcome these negative cycles, re-establish their connection, and strengthen their emotional bond.
Family therapy can be helpful in reducing stress and improving support and communication. Often families seek therapy together after facing a significant loss, a major transition, a change in the family constellation or because of other events that have led to increased stress, grief, anger or conflict. Family therapy can help you and your family members understand one another better and learn coping skills to bring you closer together.
Circle of Security, a research based curriculum designed to strengthen the relationship between parents and children. It offers a new way of "seeing" your child's behavior and will help you learn how to effectively respond to your child's needs in a way that builds connection.
COS is an 8-week program and is offered in the office or online.
Our aim is to make separation and divorce a peaceful and respectful process. With exceptionally trained mediators and an attorney within the practice, we are able to effectively support couples to separate with respect that preserves your dignity and in the event you are parents, to co-parent effectively.
Many of our therapists are trained to treat pre/perinatal anxiety and depression. We work with both mothers and fathers - following your first child or your tenth. We are able to offer in-home care in certain circumstances.
Healers, health-care professionals, first responders and carers: we know
the unique challenges faced in these jobs. We are skilled at working to address the trauma and vicarious trauma that often accompanies this work. We will support you to focus on your wellness so that you can be available to those you love and support personally and professionally.
Nature has instilled in all humans, including animals, a nervous system capable of restoring equilibrium. When this self regulating function is blocked or disturbed, trauma symptoms develop as a way to bind the un-discharged energy. Aside from various physical symptoms and syndromes, symptoms may include feeling overwhelmed or shut down, getting easily angry or panicked, experiencing mood swings, isolation, difficulty sleeping, depression. anxiety, chronic pain
or feeling "frozen", stuck and disconnected from life.
Through the focused awareness of bodily sensations, individuals are able to access restorative physiological action patterns, allowing the highly aroused survival energies to be gradually and
An evidence-based protocal that enables people to heal from disturbing life experiences. Research shows that EMDR is rapid, safe and effective. It is non-invasive and does not involve the use of drugs or hypnosis. Backed up by years of research and literature, it is now recognized by organizations such as the American Psychiatric Association and the World Health Organization as an effective choice of treatment for mild to severe traumatic stress.
We offer a variety of different options for other mental health professionals and students that include supervision, clinical consultation, coaching and opportunties for licensed mental health professionals to join our team
Stay tuned for more information
We are working to develop new offerings.