Integrative Therapy

Integrative therapy is the integration of elements from different schools of psychotherapy in the treatment of a client. An integrative therapist will first assess their client and then match proven treatment techniques to their unique situation. As it is a highly individualized approach, integrative therapy can be used to treat any number of issues, including depression, anxiety, and personality disorders. Research has shown that tailoring therapy to the individual client can enhance treatment effectiveness. Think this approach might be right for you? Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s integrative therapy specialists today.

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I use a mind-body approach to healing, having been trained in energy healing.

— Maureen Fiorelli, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in New York, NY

I utilize an integrative approach to therapy, relying on empirically-supported principles to include Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy in achieving desired therapeutic outcomes. No one person is ever the same; thus, it is of utmost importance for myself and the client to work collaboratively and tirelessly to find the best treatment for them.

— Brittany Bate, Psychologist in , NC

I utilize an integrative approach to support various client needs.

— Yousef Essex, Counselor in Baltimore, MD

A person-centered approach to healing and growth that allows us to find the unique methods that will work for you. We may use a combination of mindfulness, meditation, tapping, talk therapy, dialectical-behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), trauma-focused therapy, ketamine-assisted psychotherapy, therapeutic tarot/oracle, therapeutic angel reiki/energy healing, yoga, and parts work.

— Jessica Eden, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Arvada, CO

I'm a lifelong learner, and a well-developed, skillful therapist. In years of professional development, I've received various levels of training in the following modalities: CBT, DBT, ACT, MI, SE, EMDR, NVC, IFS, psychodynamic, and group therapy. I borrow tools and insights from all these therapies and integrate them for my client's benefit with my primary grounding and advanced training in SCT and SAVI, which together offer a broad and deep framework for healing and growth.

— Joseph Hovey, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Brooklyn, NY

The approach I take with each client is unique to that client's needs. My approach is integrative, which means that, in addition to talk therapy, I incorporate education, mindfulness, movement, breathing exercises, art therapy, sexual health information, and EMDR in my sessions where appropriate. This style reflects my authentic personality, and my love of variety and creativity, and I have found over the years that it serves my clients extremely well.

— Brandie Sellers, Licensed Professional Counselor in McKinney, TX

I believe therapy should be integrative and catered to your specific needs. I use a variety of therapeutic theories and techniques dependent on your individual goals and needs.

— Craig Mead, Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, IL

Integrative therapy is an approach to treatment that involves selecting the techniques from different therapeutic orientations best suited to a client’s particular problem. By tailoring the therapy to the individual, integrative therapists hope to produce the most significant effects. Integrative therapy is not restricted to a particular methodology or school of thought. The goal of this is to improve the efficacy and efficiency of treatment and adapt it to the specific needs of the individual.

— Whitney Russell, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX

Irivn Yalom, one of the most influential therapists of the past 50-years, advocating that a new therapy is created with each therapy client. No one therapy is right for every client. My integrative approach is rooted in existential-humanistic therapy; however, I draw from various other depth psychologies and solution-focused therapies to adjust my therapy approach to the particular needs of each client.

— Louis Hoffman, Psychologist in Colorado Springs, CO

Each client has unique needs and responds to different styles. I use an integrated, trauma-informed, person-centered approach foremost. I get to know you as an individual, including your counseling goals, values, strengths, learning styles, and needs as a client. I then tie in modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), psychodynamics, and systemic lenses and techniques to help you.

— Johanna Karasik, Licensed Professional Counselor in Northglenn, CO

I believe in a integrated approach to therapy, utilizing tools and interventions that can best help the client. Not every tool and intervention works for every client, so I find it best to have a large tool chest.

— Andrew Bentley, Clinical Social Worker in Oklahoma City, OK

Integrative therapy is a progressive model of therapy that draws from many different therapeutic models to best suit the individual needs of the patient. Rather than imposing a rigid modality on every patient regardless of their needs or preferences, integrative therapeutic approaches adapt to the unique circumstances you bring to therapy.

— Liz Fletcher, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oklahoma City, OK

I believe that every individual is unique. As a therapist, I compile a treatment plan that complements and supports you. This is why I will pull from multiple theoretical orientations and interventions to ensure that you not only have a plan that works for you, but is also empirically supported to ensure the best outcome.

— Jennifer Kaufman Walker, Counselor

Why do you need Integrative therapy? because our mind heals when it communicates with a healthier body. When you are happy, functioning with less anxiety, depression or conflict's your overall wellbeing heals and works together. There is less need for medication, we experience less mind and body disorders and disease, and you will have a more successful and well functioning life. This is the life cycle and the mind/body connection that leads to a healthier you mentally and in health.

— JESSICA DAWN RUSSELL, Therapist in Encino, CA

I integrate a variety of models and focus on those that align with your specific concerns. The therapy models I utilize most are person-centered, emotionally-focused, mindfulness-based, ACT, DBT, dynamic, motivational interviewing, narrative, and sand tray play therapy.

— Tera Buerkle, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Lexington, KY