How we can help
Throughout life, most people face transitions or challenges that test their ability to cope and move forward. These times of stress and struggle can make even the strongest of us lose hope or feel stuck.
Counseling can be a beneficial tool in coping with and overcoming the pain.
Seeking professional help in your pusuit of health and wellness is a positive and proactive step.
Our qualified practitioners are skilled in psychotherapy for:
All of us are shaped by our experiences; there is no "correct" way to cope with the struggles and challenges that you face. And it is not your fault if you can't see a way through your pain. but you don't need to do this alone.
Working with a therapist can bring positivity and joy back into your life. Psychotherapy helps to make you feel more connected to others and less alone. It brings clarity to your issues and a greater awareness of self that will remind you of what your strengths and abilities are. It focuses your path to recovery and supports you in achieving your goals.
At Mindful wellness, we believe that couples counseling can improve relationships, intimacy and ultimately happiness. When life becomes stressful, we often feel disconnected from self and others and may make healthy relationships feel impossible to achieve.
Our skilled couples therapists believe that couples can benefit from counseling - not just at a time of serious conflict or stress, but also during times of life transitions [e.g., starting a family, marriage, children leaving home]. Couples counseling can also help a couple decide to separate with intention. If you have children, our therapists can provide information as to how to best talk to your children throughout the divorce process.
Mindful Wellness knows that all couples have conflict and that relationships can be challenging. We want to help you actualize the healthy changes you desire in your relationship. Our experienced therapists work with couples on issues that include communication, financial stress, trust, sexual/intimacy, co-parenting, division of labor, and relationship stress caused by life issues (such as work, health, or trauma).
Mindful Wellness provides a safe environment for couples to improve healthy communication, decrease conflict and increase intimacy. Our therapists seek to work with couples on improving satisfaction in various areas of their relationsip and work toward realizing the changes that promote relationship strengthening and growth.
Please contact our Intake Specialist to schedule an appointment with a therapist who specializes in Couples Therapy.
At Mindful Wellness we commonly see families that are experiencing life changes, grief, trauma, illness, divorce, parenting issues, behavioral issues, and mental health issues. We know that families can have complicated and painful experiences and we want to to help improve the qualitity of these relationships.
Our skilled therapists, seek to work with families to make changes that can relieve anxiety, stress, improve communication, reduce dysfunction, set boundaries, and ultimately assist in cultivating healthy family relationships. At Mindful Wellness, we work from a strengths-based perspective to best meet the needs of your family while facilitating connectedness, positive relationships, and emotional well-being.
Contact our Intake Specialist to schedule an appointment with a therapist who specializes in family counseling.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, addiction, and performance enhancement. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped millions of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.
The goal of EMDR therapy is to fully process disturbing experiences and install new understanding and perspectives that will lead to a healthier and happier way of living. EMDR does not make you forget the hard things in life, but rather it takes away the power that they hold over you.
“Processing” in EMDR does not mean talking about it. “Processing” means setting up a learning state that will allow experiences that are causing problems to be “digested” and stored appropriately in your brain. That means that what is useful to you from an experience will be learned, and stored with appropriate emotions in your brain, and be able to guide you in positive ways in the future. The disturbing emotions, beliefs, and body sensations will be discarded. Negative emotions, feelings and behaviors are generally caused by unresolved earlier experiences that are pushing you in the wrong directions.
The amount of time it takes to complete EMDR treatment depends upon the history of the client. Complete treatment of the targets involves a three pronged protocol (1-past memories, 2-present disturbance, 3-future actions), and are needed to alleviate the symptoms and address the complete clinical picture. During EMDR, people reprocess past traumas by momentarily attending to these memories while also focusing on an external stimulus such as lateral eye movements, hand-taps or audio tones. It's thought that EMDR and this bilateral brain stimulation help access a person's traumatic memory network so that more adaptive associations are created. This then results in new learning and the reduction of emotional distress.
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Common problems that we treat
- Bipolar Disorder
- Behavioral Issues
- Career Counseling
- Chronic Pain
- Coping Skills
- Emotional Disturbance
- Family Conflict
- Job Stress
- Life Coaching
- Parenting Issues
- Perinatal Mood Disorders
- Personality Disorders
- Relationship Issues
- Self‐Esteem Issues
- Sexual Abuse
- Sleep or Insomnia
- Smoking Cessation
- Substance Abuse
- Suicidal Ideation
- Women's Issues