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Therapy for Depression


Depression can have a significant impact on various aspects of your life, affecting your thoughts, emotions, and daily functioning. For example, it may manifest as a persistent feeling of sadness or emptiness, sapping your energy and motivation to engage in activities you once enjoyed. It can also make it difficult to concentrate on school or work, leading to decreased productivity and feelings of frustration. We'll explore the underlying factors contributing to your depression and develop personalized strategies to manage and alleviate its impact. By incorporating evidence-based approaches such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, we will challenge negative thought patterns and foster healthy coping mechanisms. Together, we'll work towards restoring your sense of well-being, rediscovering your passions, and creating a path towards a brighter future filled with purpose and joy. Remember, you don't have to face depression alone – I'm here to provide you with the support and tools you need to navigate through this challenging time.


Therapy for Anxiety

Anxiety affects your thoughts, emotions, and physical well-being. I believe in a holistic approach to anxiety treatment, which means we will also focus on self-care, stress management, and relaxation techniques to help you find balance and restore a sense of calm in your life. We will explore different strategies, such as deep breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation, and grounding techniques, tailored to your individual needs. Through somatic techniques, we'll explore how anxiety is manifested in your body and work on releasing tension and promoting relaxation. Using cognitive-behavioral strategies, we'll address the thoughts and beliefs that contribute to your anxiety, replacing them with more empowering and adaptive patterns. By combining these approaches, you'll develop practical tools and coping mechanisms to manage anxiety symptoms effectively. Together, we'll help you restore a sense of peace and confidence.

Life Transitons

Life Transitions

Navigating the path into adulthood can feel like a rollercoaster ride, filled with thrilling highs and daunting lows. Think about embarking on your post-college journey, diving into a new career, or adapting to the rhythms of a different city. Amidst these exhilarating transitions, there's also the challenge of finding your place in new living arrangements, forging connections, and handling newfound responsibilities. I provide a dedicated space where we can unpack the complexities of these life changes together. I'll work with you to manage stress, build resilience, and develop the skills needed to tackle whatever comes your way. Together, we'll navigate the uncharted waters of adulthood, ensuring you not only survive but thrive during this transformative phase of your life. Whether you're a student facing academic pressures or a professional grappling with career decisions, therapy can help you gain clarity, build resilience, and develop effective strategies for success.

Art Therapy

Art Therapy

Art therapy is a unique approach that harnesses the transformative power of art-making to support individuals on their journey towards well-being. Through the use of various art materials and techniques, we will create a safe and non-judgmental space where you can explore and communicate your thoughts, emotions, and experiences in a visual form.


Trauma-Informed therapy

Trauma-informed therapy provides a safe and understanding space for you to explore and heal from past traumatic experiences. Trauma can deeply affect your thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and relationships. It may lead to symptoms such as flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety, depression, and difficulties with trust and relationships. The impacts can disrupt your sense of safety and well-being, leaving you feeling overwhelmed and stuck. Through trauma-informed therapy, we create a nurturing environment where you can feel heard, validated, and supported. My approach is rooted in empathy and respect for your experiences. Together, we'll work at your own pace, ensuring that you have control over your healing process. We'll explore the ways in which trauma has influenced your beliefs, perceptions, and coping mechanisms. We will help you gain a deeper understanding of the impact trauma has had on your life and develop strategies to navigate its effects. Our therapeutic techniques may include mindfulness, relaxation exercises, cognitive restructuring, and somatic approaches to help you regulate your emotions and regain a sense of balance. The goal of trauma-informed therapy is to empower you in reclaiming your life and restoring your overall well-being. We will work collaboratively to address the challenges associated with trauma, while also focusing on your strengths and resilience. Our aim is to support you in developing healthy coping skills, rebuilding trust, and fostering a sense of safety and self-compassion. If you are ready to embark on a journey towards healing and overcoming the impact of trauma, we are here to support you. Reach out today to begin the process of healing and reclaiming a life that is defined by resilience, growth, and hope.

EMDR and Somatic Therapy


EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and Somatic Therapy synergistically acknowledge the interconnectedness of the mind, body, and emotions. EMDR helps to process distressing memories and alleviate trauma symptoms. Simultaneously, Somatic Therapy incorporates gentle movement, breathwork, and mindfulness to explore how past experiences and tension manifest physically, contributing to conditions like anxiety, depression, or trauma symptoms. In both modalities, individuals experiencing anxiety, for instance, engage with accompanying physical sensations, such as a racing heart or tense muscles. Through EMDR, we process these sensations, promoting a deeper understanding and self-regulation. Concurrently, Somatic Therapy addresses suppressed emotions, fostering a more balanced well-being. These integrative approaches are particularly effective for trauma survivors, providing a secure path to healing by gradually releasing trauma's impact on the nervous system, ultimately cultivating a sense of wholeness. Whether facing anxiety, depression, or the aftermath of trauma, EMDR and Somatic Therapy enable a reconnection with the body, tension release, and resilience development. Holistically addressing root causes, these therapies facilitate an embodied journey toward healing and growth. For example, if you're experiencing anxiety, you might notice physical sensations such as a racing heart or tense muscles that accompany your worries. Through somatic therapy, we will work together to help you develop a deeper understanding of these sensations, release stored tension, and cultivate greater self-regulation. By engaging with your body's wisdom, we can access and process emotions that may have been suppressed or overlooked, ultimately leading to a more integrated and balanced sense of well-being. Somatic therapy is especially beneficial for individuals who have experienced trauma, as it provides a safe and gentle approach to healing trauma-related symptoms. By fostering a sense of safety and empowerment, we can gradually work towards releasing trauma's impact on your nervous system and restoring a sense of wholeness. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, or the aftermath of a traumatic experience, somatic therapy can help you reconnect with your body, release stored tension, and develop resilience in the face of challenges. By addressing the root causes of your distress and working holistically with your mind-body connection, we will journey towards a more embodied sense of healing and growth.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a tool to understand and reshape your thoughts and emotions. It empowers you to navigate life's challenges by transforming the way you think and act. Now, envision merging CBT with creative expression. CBT-Informed Art Therapy blends structured therapy with creative expression. It's a voyage of self-discovery, offering insights, coping tools, and well-being enhancement through a creative lens. This fusion provides a comprehensive approach to growth and healing, where therapy and creative exploration come together to guide you towards a more resilient and empowered you.

Family Support Sessions


Family support sessions are designed to bring your loved ones into the therapeutic process, allowing for a collaborative and supportive approach to addressing family dynamics. By involving your family members, we can work together to strengthen relationships, improve communication, and navigate challenges as a unit. During these sessions, each family member has the opportunity to express their thoughts, feelings, and concerns in a safe and non-judgmental space. Through open dialogue and active listening, we aim to foster understanding, empathy, and connection among family members. By exploring shared goals and challenges, we can develop strategies and tools that promote healthy communication and positive interactions. Family support sessions can be particularly helpful during times of transition, such as adjusting to a new living situation, managing changes in family roles, or navigating major life events. We will address any underlying conflicts, identify patterns of communication, and work towards building a healthier family dynamic. The focus of these sessions is to create a supportive environment where family members can develop effective communication skills, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their bonds. By engaging in family support sessions, you can enhance your family's overall well-being, build stronger relationships, and foster a sense of unity and resilience. If you feel that involving your family members in therapy sessions could be beneficial for your family's growth and harmony, I'm here to support you. We'll explore ways to improve communication, deepen understanding, and create a more connected and supportive family environment.

Contact: 845.777.7370 or click here to schedule

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