Utilizing christianity & faith at the intersection of healing, I help clients be set free from the difficulties that have held them back.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Rocklin, CA
Life Transitions can either grow us into new and exciting places or they can debilitate us and trigger old wounds and trauma. When we experience life transitions unprepared or not equipped, it can have difficult consequences. Let me help you, prepare for your transition so that you can master it & experience the greatest of possibilities. If you are struggling with a transition that leaves you feeling overwhelmed and grieving, such as a loved ones passing , job loss, or relocation- Let me help!
Often people who experience CPTSD or trauma have nightmares, problems with anger/mood, difficulty sleeping, and intrusive memories and thoughts. Some people try to cope with this by attempting to avoid traumatic memories and feelings, and others just feel overwhelmed by their memories and emotions. Many who struggle with their traumatic memories/feelings will turn to unhealthy behaviors (e.g., alcohol or drug use, risky behaviors, unhealthy relationships) to cope. I proven skills to help you
When we feel overwhelmed and out of control, completely powerless in our body and thoughts, it can be immobilizing and debilitating. Anxiety and panic attacks, phobias from social anxiety to fears of leaving the residence, driving, or doing activities keeps us from enjoying life and are devastating. I have hands on skills and tools that can help you immediately give you relief while we unravel the root of the anxiety.
I enjoy using DBT in trauma therapy because it has proven excellent results. DBT has accelerated clients ability to move forward with their ability to regulate their emotions better and function more effectively within their relationships. DBT has helped clients slow down, pause and utilize skills to manage and cope with their distress in ways that lead them to make better choices and have better outcomes in life. It is a gold standard with proven results and it can assist you wherever you are.
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing is a technique that works well with trauma and helps people recognize that when they notice their somatic experiences while working through their trauma, they will heal. EMDR has helped many suffering people from veterans to those who suffered at the hands of their guardians in their early years. EMDR works with Complex PTSD, high ACES and also those who had simple trauma like Dog attack, car accident, etc.
Brainspotting is my go to treatment. "Where you look affects how you feel" . Our brain has the capacity to heal especially through this Neuroexperiential modality. When clients recognize that the traumas have been trapped in the brain and through deep and active work utilizing their brain, body and vulnerabilities, then can have long lasting healing effects . BSP is a technique that can help heal painful memories, experiences and install new and expanded resources within for greater potential.