There's an old saying "Don't take criticism from someone you wouldn't seek advice from." CBT helps you understand what critical thoughts from your past are stopping you from making healthy choices today and helps you "reprogram" your brain for healthier thought patterns.
Motivational interviewing helps you learn what the real reasons behind your choices are so that you can become aware of healthier strategies to meet your unmet needs leading to deeper understanding of how to really get what you want out of life.
I use a variety of somato-sensory relaxation strategies to help you learn how to control the physical symptoms of your emotions instead of letting the physical sensations of stress and pain overcome you.
Learning disorders can feel overwhelming, and it can feel like you are always trying to fight to act and think like everyone else, it can feel stressful when others are pushing you to fit in. We can work together to help you find your strengths, identify the stress and struggles, and create goals to help you connect and grow as the person you are meant to be.
Everything around you feels out of your control. Either your searching for more, or seeking a break from the intensity of the world around you. Symptoms of ASD and SPD can look very different in each individual. Understanding how these differences can be managed can help to move through the constant stress and learn more about your strengths. Some areas we can work together to improve include : -Communication skills - Social skill building - emotional education - regulation
Thinking differently can be difficult because it is easy to feel like you are "outside" of everyone else. These differences can be hard to manage. Treatment at Positive Perceptions, LLC is tailored to your needs. Some treatment strategies we can use are - Finding your strengths - Improving awareness of emotions - Improving your ability to balance facts and feelings - Learning healthy ways to deal strong feelings - Processing confusing or upsetting events - Improving Communication