Raleigh, NC I value counseling that is sensitive to how issues of race, culture, and sexual orientation impact emotional health. This allows us to conduct therapy wherever you are most safe and comfortable, without fighting traffic, taking time off work, or coordinating childcare. Cary, NC Looking for more? Raleigh, NC 5.
Lets go on this journey together to find the best skills to help you through life's many stages. This is different for everyone. While I graduated from a solution-focused MSW program, I highly value long-term, deep work that gets to the root of your struggles. Once immediate stressors have been calmed, we can work on a deeper level together in order to gain insight on underlying beliefs and experiences that may be contributing to your distress.
I believe in the inherent worth and dignity of each client and de my treatments to allow each individual to live a more full and exceptional life. Throughout my education, trainings and career experiences, I have worked with adults, adolescents and children in treatment of trauma, depression and anxiety as well as on issues in relationships and family dynamics.
I have a passion working with woman, couples and minorities. I believe that therapy is all about collaboration. I have recently completed Level 1 of Gottman Couples Counseling and am in the process of completing the Level 2 training. me at [ protected] to set up a free phone consultation.
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Raleigh, NC 3. My approach begins with the underlying belief that how and what we think determines our beliefs, feelings, and actions. Together, we can work to alleviate feelings of loneliness and build more meaningful relationships by focusing on setting healthy boundaries, changing negative thought patterns, and learning to love yourself. No "one size fits all" approach here.
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Rather than focus on only one theory, I utilize many theories and techniques depending upon my clients' needs. Elizabeth Harles Counselor, LCMHC Once immediate stressors have been calmed, we can work on a deeper level together in order to gain insight on underlying beliefs and experiences that may be contributing to your distress.
In therapy I take a holistic, collaborative approach to encourage balance and overall health as much as possible. Durham, NC I believe successful treatments are based on a warm, supportive and non-judgmental environment, where you can comfortably explore issues with me. I look forward to hearing more about your life and what you would like to make happen. My experience comes from volunteering at the National Suicide Hotline, and working with people from the Emergency Room floor, to inpatient hospitals and rehabilitation, and transitioning to outpatient work, and in college settings.
I understand the lengthy process it takes to find a counselor that understands relationships, woman's issues and who is culturally aware. I primarily use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help clients build healthy ways of thinking and coping. Working together we can uncover and change any thinking and behavior patterns that may be holding you back from experiencing a more rewarding and meaningful life. Samantha Moore Counselor, LPCA For the past two years, I have been working in community based mental health treating a diverse group of people with diverse needs.
Your counseling road map will be uniquely your own, but I too have benefited greatly from a professional alliance with a skilled therapist. I utilize a trauma focused approach that utilizes attachment theory and centers the mind-body connection. If we can identify and change our thinking patterns, we can often change our lives. A therapist who is sex-positive and kink-friendly can help you with both in a safe, welcoming and educated environment.
You can do this.
If it turns out my approach doesn't work for you, I'm committed to helping you find another counselor. It is never too late to discover the power of embracing uncertainty and living a life that you are proud of.
I've come to be open, affirming, and inclusive, knowing that the world is a big place full of beautiful diversity. My ultimate priority is for you to feel safe in the bubble of our therapeutic relationship.
When appropriate, I will invite you to explore experiential avoidance and move bravely toward experiences that induce anxiety, so you can live a life that more closely aligns with your values. I'll still shoot straight with you like many midwesterners, but with gentleness and kindness. Together we focus on the deeper issues that are causing them pain or conflict. I work to build a strong relationship with each client, one that promotes trust, awareness, and understanding.
Or maybe you want to work on something completely unrelated to your kink? I have 3 years of counseling experience.
I specialize in working with children and clients who struggle with Depression and Anxiety. Cary, NC 9. For the past two years, I have been working in community based mental health treating a diverse group of people with diverse needs.
A large part of my practice has been focused on depression. In human sexuality, kinkiness is the use of unconventional sexual practices, concepts or fantasies. I feel honored and privileged when a client or couple give me the opportunity to work with them. Helping those who experience depression better understand the illness, the ways it impacts their lives, learn to manage their symptoms, and to see the amazing future that is possible.
After all, You are the expert on You! I bring my skills and training into the mix to give you the tools needed to survive and thrive. While I come from a conservative, christian, and midwestern background, that's no longer who I am.
However, integrating the nuances of kink, fetishes, and power-exchange into a loving, intimate relationship can be a challenge for some couples. Advanced Search. What does this mean? I collaborate with clients to build a successful treatment plan that integrates modern somatic and behavioral approaches with historical, contemplative practices to help folx build a life that's more worth living.
Secondly, I honor the pace you need to take. I have tailored my education and training around women's and gender issues and appreciate the anti-oppressive nature of feminist theory. My working style is affirming, empathic, and direct--there will be times of shared humor as we face the muck of being human.
I draw from a variety of treatment approaches, including relational therapy, somatic body-based therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and therapeutic mindfulness and movement. All of my sessions are held through an online video platform that you can access on your phone, tablet, or computer.
We will become curious explorers as you learn how to move away from avoidance and toward authenticity.
Cary, NC 8. I see therapy as a collaborative effort in which we are equal partners who talk with each other rather than at each other, without any expectations or judgments.
My goal is to facilitate healing in those deep parts through using a very caring therapeutic relationship, trauma-focused perspective, EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and a strong belief in your ultimate goodness. It means I recognize: -Most people have some level of trauma exposure -Trauma can be inflicted from many different levels, from structural to interpersonal -Our very early relationships with caregivers impact us well into adulthood and teach us how to meet our needs -Trauma and stress are stored in the body can be healed there too I am EMDR trained and love to weave in mindfulness, movement, and art into my practices.
My approach prioritizes collaboration, intuition, warmth, non-judgment, humor, authenticity, and empathy.