I believe you deserve peace of mind and I also believe every person has value. Every person has a unique identity and captain to own ship.
Licensed Professional Counselor in Brownsville, TX
I have worked with many clients in helping them find the root or underlying causes of their anxiety (worries and fears). Together we will explore and establish your own personal tools needed in order to learn how to relax, develop healthier coping mechanisms and then find the right problem-solving skills that will eventually make you feel empowered instead of what led you to therapy.
When one goes through a divorce, one is sometimes angry and sad, probably extremely worried about the kids and therefore the family's future. What you feel next is a mixture of stress, anxiety and depression. I will help you maneuver the several stages that sometimes come about from divorce: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance. Then find rational perspective with a "new" role, new communication strategies in the new role of co-parenting in relearning the new identity.
The most prevalent goal I use for my clients dealing with trauma is to help my clients develop more adequate coping strategies, find a sense of hope using cognitive therapy and then quickly begin with strategies such as relaxation training, stress reduction exercises, cognitive modulation of affect through self-talk before we begin discussing the trauma in sessions. Trauma-focused CBT helps one who has been abused to better manage distressing feelings to deal with trauma-related memories.
DBT is a highly effective form of therapy that treats many different issues. In DBT you will learn two seemingly different and opposite strategies: acceptance and change. You will learn to accept certain experiences, emotions, as well as accept that our behaviors are reactions, thus valid and in order to make positive changes requires that we manage our emotions in order to move forward. It is then when we find deeper meaning through a "spiritual" existence.
CBT can be described as the foundation of most therapies for changing behavior. CBT teaches coping mechanisms to deal with stress and other negative situations. Another benefit of CBT is in how it helps clients manage emotions. CBT also helps one become aware of inaccurate or negative thinking to view challenging situations more clearly, then respond in a more effective way. CBT can help a person make positive changes to how one feels/acts while equipped with coping strategies learned in session
As an Eclectic therapist I am skilled and use many theoretical approaches that draw from a multiple set of techniques to help my clients. Some are: Brief therapy Cognitive therapy Social-cognitive learning theory Behavioral therapy CBT DBT Person-centered therapy and techniques that include exposure therapy, sensory therapy, relaxation therapy that helps Anxiety Bipolar Coping/adjustment difficulties Depression PTSD Relationship problems Selective mutism Social issues Stress