Psychotherapy Services Offered

For Adults:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 

For adults, traditional talk therapy often starts with evidence based treatments like Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).  Often, adults come to therapy with a specific problem in mind and are interested in practical and evidence-based solutions to help them work through these issues.

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

For individuals with a history of single-incident, complex or complicated trauma, there is also an evidenced based treatment called EMDR that is often helpful in reducing symptoms related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Don't let the name intimidate you. Click here to learn more about EMDR.  

  • Expressive Arts Therapies

Finally, many adults find that a combination of traditional therapies like CBT and EMDR are well balanced with Expressive Arts Therapies.  Learn more about the types of Expressive Arts Interventions that might be introduced during your therapy sessions by reading here:  Sand Tray, Guided Drawing, and Journal Therapy.  

What to Expect:

Adults are often able to identify one or more sources of distress in their life; however, they might have a more difficult time figuring out what to do to alleviate those symptoms.

Therapy can help provide a safe container in which you can explore and resolve issues related to your family of origin, your current family or relationships, or your professional career. 

Adults usually prefer to attend therapy weekly at first, but then transition to a bi-weekly or monthly schedule over time. Sessions are generally scheduled for 50-60 minutes. 


For Couples:

  • Gottman Method Therapy for Couples

The Gold Standard in treatment for Couples Therapy is the Gottmand Method.  In the Gottman Method, couples can expect a thorough Relationship Analysis to identify their relationships strengths and challenges.  Learn more about the Gottman Method.  *If you are already receiving services, you may access the client's only resources page here.  

  • Expressive Arts Therapies

Finally, many couples find that a combination of traditional therapies like Gottman Method Therapy are well balanced with Expressive Arts Therapies.  Learn more about the types of Expressive Arts Interventions that might be introduced during your couples therapy sessions by reading here:  Sand Tray, Guided Drawing, and Journal Therapy.  

What to Expect:

Both members of the couple need to be present for the first session! 

The first four sessions are typically part of the assessment process and include a detailed Relationship Analysis. 

All types of couples are welcomed in this practice! Couples typically attend weekly for 60-90 minute sessions. 


For Children:

  • Play Therapy

For children, play therapy is a developmentally appropriate approach to therapy.  In play therapy, children use toys, art, sand and games as tools to work through challenges.  Play therapy can included non-directive methods or directive methods.  Learn more about Play Therapy.

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

For children with a history of single-incident, complex or complicated trauma, there is also an evidenced based treatment called EMDR that is often helpful in reducing symptoms related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Don't let the name intimidate you. Click here to learn more about EMDR.

  • Expressive Arts Therapies

Finally, many families find that a combination of play therapy and Expressive Arts Therapies occur naturally.  Learn more about the types of Expressive Arts Interventions that might be introduced during your child/family therapy sessions by reading here:  Sand Tray, Guided Drawing, and Journal Therapy.  

What to Expect:

Play Therapy works well for children ages 3-11.  Expressive Arts Therapies are great for older children or teenagers.  Services are usually obtained weekly for 30-45 minutes, depending on the age of the child. 

Parents and children attend the first session together.  Consent is required from BOTH parents before the first session.

Parent receive recommendations for problem behaviors every session.  Sessions include individual play therapy for children as well as family sessions including siblings  and/or parents.  


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