- Medication Management
In 2017, I started LLBH. Which focuses on building a therapeutic partnership with clients (couples, families, friends, and individuals).
Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Brockton, MA
Our family affects who we are and who we become, both for the better and for worse. We learn our vocabulary, our habits, our customs and rituals, and how to view and observe the world around us. Anyone seeking healthier, closer family relationships can benefit from family therapy. Common reasons for seeking family therapy include: Divorce, Parent-child conflict, Problems between siblings, Domestic violence, Unexpected or traumatic loss of a family member.
All things can be improved, changed and bettered, with just a little support, no matter how big or small. With couples therapy, you’ll learn how to communicate your feelings and needs, and get what you want out of your relationship.Some issues that bring couples to therapy are: Addiction/Partner Addiction Support, Balance (Work/Life/Family), Blended Families, Chronic Illness, Divorce, Extended Family, Infidelity/Cheating, Intimacy, Mental Illness, Pre-Marital/Readiness, Pornography, Sex.
While many people can recover from trauma over time with the love and support of family and friends and bounce back with resiliency, others may discover effects of lasting trauma, which can cause a person to live with deep emotional pain, fear, confusion, or posttraumatic stress far after the event has passed. In these circumstances, the support, guidance and assistance of a therapist is fundamental to healing from trauma.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT is a short-term, problem-focused form of behavioral treatment that helps people see the difference between beliefs, thoughts and feelings, and free them from unhelpful patterns of behavior. CBT is grounded in the belief that it is a person’s perception of events – rather than the events themselves – that determines how he or she will feel and act in response. CBT can help with: Depression, Anxiety, (OCD), PTSD, and more.
The Gottman Method is an approach to couples therapy it integrates research-based interventions. The goals of Gottman Method Couples Therapy are to disarm conflicting verbal communication; increase intimacy, respect, and affection; remove barriers that create a feeling of stagnancy; and create a heightened sense of empathy and understanding within the context of the relationship.
Research has proven psychotherapy to be the most effective form of treatment for trauma. Most commonly, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) are used in treating trauma. We are trained in both modalities.