Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing can be used for a wide variety of issues. These can include trauma, grief, abuse, perfectionism, life transitions, childhood issues, etc.
Grief is a very broad topic. It can refer to the loss (death) of a loved ones, the loss of a relationship, opportunity, career, future, etc. Many people find themselves stuck. Though months and years have gone by, they find themselves in the same place and in the same pain. Many times we think about this being depression, i.e. looking sad, feeling numb. But it can also make us anxious, angry, irritated, and loosing interest in things we used to enjoy. Together we can help you get unstuck an
I've heard it said best, divorce can feel worse than a natural disaster. With a divorce, it's hard to know where to start. Even with the most agreeable divorce, both parties are left hurting. Together we will face the grief and loss you are experiencing. We'll address your concerns and plans for the future, as well as, future relationships.
I have a heart for those who have or who are struggling with abuse. I worked in a domestic violence agency early in my career. I have had the honor of helping many individuals through the layers of grief, violation and pain that they have endured. Sometimes it's really hard to end these relationships, because when it's his-- it's really good! Unfortunately, others do not understand and may push you away. There is hope for something different.
While I offer hypnotherapy, hypnosis does not have to be a part of our therapy. If this is something that you are uncomfortable with or decide it is not for you, that is fine. Hypnosis can be a powerful tool to unlocking and letting go of the grief, trauma and memories you are holding onto. It is also a powerful tool to help you discovery what barriers or blocks you have to healing and improving your mental health. Please contact me for a consultation and we can discuss this further.
The therapy provided will utilize a variety of methods and modalities to help you cope with and move past your past. I use a range of skills including CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT, experiential, motivational interviewing, hypnotherapy, etc. Our work together will be specialized to your specific needs.
Individual therapy can be a great addition to the work you are already doing in your 12 step program and/or SMART recovery. We will utilize your strengths to help you address the problems that might have lead to your alcohol or substance use. We will develop a relapse prevention plan and work together to help you remain clean and sober.