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Therapeutic Approaches

Individual Therapy

By building a trusting relationship with a trained therapist, the therapist  works to restore the client emotionally. Research based techniques are used to correct unhelpful thought patterns, create a healthier relationship with oneself and others, inspire change, and improve quality of life.

Art Therapy2019-01-10T12:24:36-05:00

The creative process used to bring about healing or desired change for the client or group being served.

EMDR2019-01-10T12:25:27-05:00

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing is a form of psychotherapy in which the person being treated is asked to recall distressing images while generating one type of bilateral sensory input, such as side-to-side eye movements or hand tapping.

Mindfulness2019-01-10T12:25:46-05:00

A mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)2019-02-15T14:01:18-05:00

Dialectical behavior therapy is an evidence-based psychotherapy. It is used to treat mood disorders by changing patterns of behavior that are not helpful, such as self-harm, suicidal ideation, and substance abuse.

Psychodynamic Therapy2019-02-20T22:09:53-05:00

This technique is also known as insight-oriented therapy, Psychodynamic therapy focuses on unconscious processes as they are manifested in a person’s present behavior. The goals of psychodynamic therapy are a client’s self-awareness and understanding of the influence of the past on present behavior.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy2019-01-10T12:26:38-05:00

A type of psychotherapy in which negative patterns of thought about the self and the world are challenged in order to alter unwanted behavior patterns or treat mood disorders such as depression.

Supportive Therapy2019-02-15T14:02:43-05:00

Supportive psychotherapy is a psychotherapeutic approach that integrates various schools to provide therapeutic support. It includes components from therapeutic schools such as psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and interpersonal conceptual models and techniques.

Trauma

Art Therapy2019-01-10T12:33:03-05:00

The creative process used to bring about healing or desired change for the client or group being served.

Internal Family Systems Therapy2019-01-10T12:19:18-05:00

A therapy model based on the concept that we are made up of many working “parts”.  Our parts work together for our good, though some parts may attempt to meet our needs in ways that are not helpful toward well-being.  IFS therapy works to identify and address needs expressed by different parts in order to heal and return the core self to its natural state of well-being.

Creative & Play Therapy2019-03-12T19:02:43-04:00

Play therapy is a way of being with the child that honors their unique developmental level and looks for ways of helping in the “language” of the child – play. They can sort through complicated feelings and use play to communicate at their own level and at their own pace, without feeling interrogated or threatened. The healthy development of the child is the primary goal.

Creativity can be expressed in many ways: through free play (children choose objects and play in their own way), drawing, painting, games, puppets, bibliotherapy, as well as age-appropriate psychoeducational experiences.

Family Systems Therapy2019-02-15T14:06:10-05:00

FT is a type of counseling that can assist family members improve communication and resolve conflicts.  It may include all family members or just those able or willing to participate. Sessions can teach you skills to deepen family connections and get through stressful times, even after you are done going to therapy sessions

Family Therapy

Family therapy – a form of psychotherapy that seeks to reduce distress and conflict by improving the systems of interactions between family members.  It aims to improve productive communication, and can then learn to support each family member to work together to improve the conditions that contribute to unwanted behavior.

Art Therapy2019-01-10T12:33:03-05:00

The creative process used to bring about healing or desired change for the client or group being served.

Internal Family Systems Therapy2019-01-10T12:19:18-05:00

A therapy model based on the concept that we are made up of many working “parts”.  Our parts work together for our good, though some parts may attempt to meet our needs in ways that are not helpful toward well-being.  IFS therapy works to identify and address needs expressed by different parts in order to heal and return the core self to its natural state of well-being.

Creative & Play Therapy2019-03-12T19:02:43-04:00

Play therapy is a way of being with the child that honors their unique developmental level and looks for ways of helping in the “language” of the child – play. They can sort through complicated feelings and use play to communicate at their own level and at their own pace, without feeling interrogated or threatened. The healthy development of the child is the primary goal.

Creativity can be expressed in many ways: through free play (children choose objects and play in their own way), drawing, painting, games, puppets, bibliotherapy, as well as age-appropriate psychoeducational experiences.

Family Systems Therapy2019-02-15T14:06:10-05:00

FT is a type of counseling that can assist family members improve communication and resolve conflicts.  It may include all family members or just those able or willing to participate. Sessions can teach you skills to deepen family connections and get through stressful times, even after you are done going to therapy sessions

Couples/Relationship Therapy

Communication coaching2019-01-10T12:20:20-05:00

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IMAGO Relationship Therapy2019-01-10T12:21:04-05:00
  • a form of marriage therapy that takes a relationship approach rather than an individual approach to problem solving in a marriage.
  • aims to equip couples with the tools necessary to relate to each other in healthier ways, and reveal the emotional pathway formed in childhood that led them to their current situation.
Gottman Method2019-01-10T12:23:16-05:00

an approach to couples therapy that includes a thorough assessment of the couple relationship and integrates research-based interventions based on the Sound Relationship House Theory.

Prepare – Enrich2019-01-10T12:24:10-05:00

mission is to equip marriage champions, couples, and families with evidence-based skills and insights to foster healthy relationships.

Child Therapy

Child therapy – techniques and methods used to help children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with their emotions or behavior. Although there are different types of psychotherapy, each relies on communications as the basic tool for bringing about change in a person’s feelings and behaviors.

Art Therapy2019-01-10T12:34:09-05:00

The creative process used to bring about healing or desired change for the client or group being served.

Creative & Play Therapy2019-03-12T19:03:16-04:00

Play therapy is a way of being with the child that honors their unique developmental level and looks for ways of helping in the “language” of the child – play. They can sort through complicated feelings and use play to communicate at their own level and at their own pace, without feeling interrogated or threatened. The healthy development of the child is the primary goal.

Creativity can be expressed in many ways: through free play (children choose objects and play in their own way), drawing, painting, games, puppets, bibliotherapy, as well as age-appropriate psychoeducational experiences.

Sandtray Therapy2019-02-15T14:17:01-05:00

Sandtray Therapy is a form of expressive therapy that sometimes is referred to as sandplay, while each has a slightly different approach. Often people, especially children, are unable to verbalize their emotional states, and this form of therapy serves as a valuable and powerful way for clients to allow their hands (while utilizing sand and miniatures) to share what words cannot seem to say. It is a relaxed and interactive technique.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy2019-02-15T14:16:18-05:00

CBT is based on the cognitive model of emotional response as well as education and has a significant structure to each session.  The design of CBT is to foster a collaborative relationship between the therapist and the client while they work on issues such as depression, an eating disorder, generalized anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.

Teen Therapy

Teen Therapy – psychotherapy techniques and methods used to help adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with their emotions or behavior.  Counseling is widely used to treat symptoms such as negative self-talk, self-injury, drug, and alcohol experimentation, eating disorders, sexuality issues or other serious conditions. The therapist can offer significant benefit as a sounding board in the midst of daily life. A combination of guidance and empowerment helps to create healthier, more positive coping strategies.

Self-care2019-02-07T00:28:14-05:00

Self care and confidence are skills that need to be learned and practiced. During the teen years, when the brain is focused on self-consciousness, these skills are an important step toward building a healthy identity

Self-harm2019-02-07T00:27:41-05:00

Forms of self harm  include cutting, pinching, or picking behaviors, which, at its core, are signs that an individual is working to cope with strong feelings of anxiety or helplessness. At Thrive, we work with the individual to identify the emotions that feel out of control, it’s contributors, and healthy coping tools.

Self Harm Care2019-01-10T12:29:19-05:00

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Self care/confidence coaching2019-01-10T12:30:00-05:00

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Communication Coaching2019-02-07T00:28:40-05:00

Communication is difficult during the teen years, when we are focused on individuation from parents, and social anxiety which can be a barrier to effective social skills  Communication coaching can help teens better identify and express their needs and emotions to family members, teachers, coaches, and peers.

Art Therapy2019-01-10T12:28:30-05:00

The creative process used to bring about healing or desired change for the client or group being served.

Relational Therapy2019-01-10T12:30:35-05:00

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy2019-01-10T12:29:03-05:00

A type of psychotherapy in which negative patterns of thought about the self and the world are challenged in order to alter unwanted behavior patterns or treat mood disorders such as depression.