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individual therapy

Comprehensive Symptom Resolution: While EMDR focuses on reprocessing distressing memories that are stuck in the brain, Somatic IFS addresses the physical and emotional imprints of these experiences. This dual approach ensures that both mind and body are healed, making it effective for a range of issues including PTSD, complex trauma, anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem.

Enhanced Self-Awareness: Somatic IFS helps clients develop a greater awareness of their internal states and bodily sensations, fostering a deeper understanding of their emotional experiences.

Improved Emotional Regulation: By working with the different parts of the self and addressing somatic cues, clients can achieve better emotional balance and regulation.​

Holistic Healing: This integrated method acknowledges the complexity of emotional distress and the importance of treating the whole person. It supports clients in achieving lasting and profound healing.

Access to the Embodied Self: By connecting with the embodied Self, clients gain access to their inner wisdom and healing capacities, promoting a deeper sense of well-being and self-acceptance.

Personal Empowerment: Clients are empowered to engage with their healing process actively, learning to recognize and nurture their internal parts and bodily signals.

"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens."

- Carl Jung

Individual therapy provides you with a safe space to reveal your authentic self. I believe you are the expert in your life and hold the answers within. I am here to help you heal,  process your emotions, and experience meaningful growth, and renewed purpose. I offer an integrative trauma-informed approach incorporating Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Somatic Internal Family Systems (Somatic IFS) modalities.​ Here are some key benefits:​​​​​

Things I Help You

overcome

  • Complex Trauma

  • PTSD

  • Anxiety

  • Social Anxiety

  • Attachment Disorders

  • Depression

  • Grief and Loss

  • Burnout

  • Perfectionism

  • People Pleasing

  • Dual Diagnosis 

  • Challenging Life Transitions

  • Low Self-Esteem/Worth

  • Emotional Dysregulation

  • Stress and Overwhelm

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