As a Dialectical Behavioral Therapist (DBT), have a sincere commitment to helping people achieve mental wellness in a broad range of issues
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Depression therapy helps you get back to participating in and enjoying your most meaningful life. Depression can feel as if are not able to enjoy life and are ruled by your negative thinking. You can experience low energy, pervasive sadness, and increased feelings of irritability. Depression therapy with the right techniques and skill building can help improve mood, increase feelings of hopefulness and even improve your relationships. Depression therapy often begins with weekly sessions.
Negative body image is a very common issue among both men and women. Negative body image can lead, not only to eating disordered behaviors and disordered eating, but also low self-esteem, poor relationships with others, and ongoing physical health issues. My practice of body image therapy allows you to explore your own past and current body image messages, uncover your own negative self talk about your body and begin to challenge these thoughts.
Anxiety therapy allows you to gain an understanding of the roots and current triggers for your anxiety. Anxiety can take the form of phobias, social anxiety, or overall general anxiety. Through the use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and exposure techniques, you can begin to challenge your anxiety thoughts and modify your own behaviors.
The skill building techniques of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) are helpful for individuals struggling with managing intense emotions, tolerating distress, and attending to relationship issues. DBT employs a mindfulness-based approach and focuses on validation of our currents issues as well as challenging us to change.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychological treatment that has been demonstrated to be effective for a range of problems including depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol and drug use problems, marital problems, eating disorders and severe mental illness. Through CBT one can recognize their own distortions in thinking and behavior patterns that are creating problems, and then to reevaluate them in light of reality.
Mindfulness-Based Therapy is a modified form of cognitive therapy that incorporates mindfulness practices such as meditation and breathing exercises. Using these tools, you will begin to learn how to break away from negative thought patterns through the practice of present moment awareness.