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Hope. Help. Healing.

Through counseling, you can recieve the support you need for change.


Believe In Yourself

You have the wisdom and courage to make the changes you desire.


Peace of Mind...

Finding the right therapist can bring great ease to your mind and true healing can begin.


Great transformation is possible...

Be the change you want to see in the world.  - Gandhi


Practical action in the world...

Doing personal work in counseling can help lead you into a life where what you discover in therapy is practically engaged in your everyday life.


Support for your deepest aspirations...

Working with a counselor will support you in creating a life in which your deepest aspirations are a lived experience.


Great courage and wisdom bring growth.

It takes courage to heal.  A therapist can help guide your way.


Helping you raise your awareness...

Many of our greatest challenges in life can be greatly eased through the process of learning to increase simple awareness of the connection between thoughts and emotions.  The counseling process can bring about greater awareness.


You are not alone...

Though it may feel like it sometimes, you are not alone on your journey. Counseling can give you the support you need to feel more connected to all of life.


Everyone seeks to be happy and free from suffering...

Our therapists can help you find that happiness and help you find relief from your suffering.


EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing)


 
EMDR is a form of psychotherapy that was developed to resolve symptoms resulting from disturbing traumatic events and unresolved life experiences. It uses a structured approach to address past, present, and future aspects of disturbing memories. EMDR has excellent results in healing from exposure to a traumatic or distressing event, such as rape, physical or sexual abuse, various accidents,physically or mentally abusive relationships, traumatic medical procedures, or any other experience that caused trauma, rage, distress, or grief. Many reports have shown great success with EMDR for the treatment of Posttruamatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  EMDR is based on a  processing model which suggests that symptoms arise when events are inadequately processed and unprocessed.  The theory underlying EMDR treatment is that it works by helping the client process distressing memories more fully which reduces the distress. When the memory of the event is re-lived and processed fully, the trauma will subside, resolve and heal.  EMDR will help to integrate the previously stuck trauma into the nervous system so the client can then have relief from distressing symptoms.

EMDR works by administering bilateral stimulation of the brain with bilateral sound and/or bilateral tactile stimulation coupled with cognition, visualized images and body sensation. EMDR also combines dual attention awareness to allow the individual to go between the traumatic material and the safety of the present moment. This prevents re-traumatizing from exposure to the disturbing memory. EMDR is an integrative therapy which combines elements of cognitive behavioral, Somatic therapies, and psychodynamic therapies to desensitize traumatic memories. EMDR decrease the vividness and/or negative emotions associated with disturbing memories and can produce a great sense of relief for the client.