Treatment Orientation

Psychotherapy – a general approach that creates a therapeutic interaction taking into consideration an individual’s condition, moods, feelings, thoughts, beliefs and behaviors. Psychotherapy is focused on an individual taking control of his/her life and addressing challenging circumstances with new insights, effective thoughts, behaviors and healthy coping skills. This is based on functional beliefs and values.

Behavior Modification – Using of basic learning techniques like conditioning, biofeedback, & reinforcement to change observable human behavior.

Coaching – focused on helping an individual achieve his/her full potential, improve relationships, & increase performance.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) – present focused identification & evaluation of distressing thoughts, comparing them against reality.

Eclectic Approach – as appropriate, a practical integration of two or more theoretical approaches fitted together to maximize the individual’s benefit.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidence-based psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In addition, successful outcomes are well-documented in the literature for EMDR treatment of other psychiatric disorders, mental health problems, and somatic symptoms. EMDRIA

Existential – focus on an individual’s real present experience, finding meaning & purpose.

Motivational Interviewing – focuses on exploring & resolving mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone. Does not impose change, but guides change based on personal values.

Psychodynamic Therapy – insight oriented influence of the unresolved past on present behavior.

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) – effects of beliefs on emotional functioning.

Relationships between thoughts, behaviors, & feelings

Solution Focused Brief – a brief goal oriented approach focusing on solutions rather than problems.