I am 40, partnered and the father of a little girl still living in Africa. I came here as a victim of torture for my sexual orientation and
Counselor in Austin, TX
Supervised by Kristal de Santis, LPC, LMFT
I do not believe in a "one fixes all". My approach is based on peer reviewed research and i will find the most suitable intervention applying to your situation. And, i will add to that elements of your unique cultural background to make it culturally informed.
In collaborative couple therapy, partners are encouraged to identify and express their “leading-edge” thoughts and feelings—the ones in the moment that motivate, distract, or linger in the mind or body.Then, they learn how to avoid cyclical fights and be better to each other, and communicate better.
I do have all the necessary assessment to back up the process. I also do understand that some of us need more than narrative to be on board and i am well trained in administering a wide range of evaluation to justify my decision.