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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is psychotherapy?

 

A: Psychotherapy is a therapeutic approach that aims to help individuals explore and address their emotional, psychological, and behavioral challenges. It involves working with a trained therapist who provides support, guidance, and evidence-based interventions to promote personal growth, healing, and well-being.

 

Q: How can psychotherapy help me?

 

A: Psychotherapy can provide a range of benefits, including gaining insight into emotions and behaviors, developing coping skills, improving communication, enhancing self-esteem, and fostering personal growth. It can be effective in treating various mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, and more.

 

Q: How long does therapy last?

 

A: The duration of therapy varies depending on individual needs and goals. Some individuals may find short-term therapy helpful for specific issues, while others may benefit from longer-term therapy for more complex or ongoing challenges. Therapy length is a collaborative decision made between the therapist and client.

 

Q: Is therapy confidential?

 

A: Yes, therapy is confidential. Confidentiality is a fundamental aspect of therapy, and therapists adhere to strict professional and ethical guidelines to protect client privacy. However, there are legal and ethical exceptions to confidentiality, such as when there is a risk of harm to oneself or others.

 

Q: How do I choose the right therapist?

 

A: Choosing the right therapist is important for a successful therapy experience. Consider factors such as the therapist's qualifications, experience, approach, and whether you feel comfortable and connected with them. It can be helpful to have an initial consultation or ask for recommendations to find a therapist who suits your needs.

Q: What is holistic psychotherapy?

A: I believe in addressing the whole person, encompassing the mind, body, soul, and strive to create a synergistic approach by combining Western evidenced-based approaches with body-based practices rooted in Eastern traditions such as yoga, mindfulness, and nutrition.

I also recognize the limitations of my scope of practice and partner with other trauma-informed healers in the community to help connect you with all your recovery needs.  This may include massage therapists, acupuncturists, nutritionists, chiropractors, medical providers, energy healers, spiritual guides and many more. Please connect for referrals. There are many paths to healing and I rely on our community to assure you are empowered with all possible options. 

Q: How do I get started with therapy?

 

A: Getting started with therapy is as simple as reaching out. You can contact me through our website or by phone to schedule an initial consultation. During the consultation, we will discuss your needs, goals, and determine the best way forward. Your journey towards healing and growth can begin today.

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