Treatment Approaches

Trauma

Difficulty in concentrating, anger, irritability, mood swings, fear, anxiety, guilt, shame and desire to isolate our some of symptoms of trauma. Using your body's organic intelligence, I can help you heal from trauma and thrive in your life.

             Stress

Headaches, muscle tension, stomach upset, neck or back pain are warning sign of stress. Following a detailed conversation, you and I can create a plan individualized just for you with a focus on your preferred ways of managing stress from mindfulness, coping skills, tools and techniques.

             Depression

Depression is very common and can be difficult to overcome without effective treatment intervention. Depression often decreases motivation to connect with others or to engage in enjoyable activities which can leave one feeling even more depressed. I can help break the hold of depression and get back to living a life you value.

                 Anxiety

Feelings of nervousness, apprehension, panic and self-doubt to response to any situation are some common characteristics of anxiety. Good news is anxiety is highly treatable. I have successfully helped many participants manage their anxiety and regain the control over their lives.he hold of depression and get back to living a life you value.

           Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can cause severe emotional and interpersonal distress and may contribute to the development of other medical and mental health conditions. I have helped participants suffering from chronic pain manage symptoms and reclaim their quality of life.

Treatment Approaches

Sensorimotor psychotherapy is body-based talk therapy, integrating current findings from neuroscience to transform traumatic memories into strengths and resources for the client. It works with developmental trauma, such as maternal lack of attunement, as well as acute or gross trauma like sexual abuse, violence, or verbal abuse. Sensorimotor therapists work on mindfulness and collaboration with the client, repeatedly asking permission to do each experiment or process along the way.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an information processing therapy that helps clients cope with trauma, addictions, and phobias. It is designed to diminish negative feelings associated with memories of traumatic events. Unlike most forms of talk therapy, EMDR focuses less on the traumatic event itself and more on the disturbing emotions and symptoms that result from the event.

Having compassion for oneself is really no different than having compassion for others. Think about what the experience of compassion feels like.  Self-compassion involves responding in the same supportive and understanding way you would with a good friend when you have a difficult time, fail, or notice something you don’t like about yourself.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness helps with clear-cut procedures for implementing techniques and simple ways to be present with our authentic selves whether you are experiencing depression, anxiety, chronic pain, or other problems. We usually start with an anchor practice such as breath, body scan or movement practices.

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