Who is Treated and What to Expect

  • Psychotherapy for Individuals, Couples, Families and Groups
    A unique practice that provides compassionate and safe psychotherapy utilizing the combination of psychodymamic- insight oriented psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and committment therapy (ACT), yoga, meditation and art.
     
  • Adolescent Mixed Eating Disorder Support Group
    Weekly groups provide and safe environment for teens to explore and express both unique and shared feelings. Coping techniques are taught and support is provided to allow participants to better manage the challenges of adolescense. A focus on symptom reduction is emphasized.

     
  • Adult Mixed Eating Disorder Support Group
    Weekly groups provide a safe environment for participants to explore and express both unique and shared feelings. Coping techniques are taught and support is provided to allow greater insight and positive change to take place while addressing the challenges of work, family and relationships. A focus on symptom reduction is emphasized.

  • Family Support Group for Parents/Caregivers of Those Suffering With An Eating Disorder
    You are NOT alone. Family members and caregivers also need a safe and non-judgemental place to express what it is like for them to care for someone suffering with an eating disorder. Empathy, support and coping skills are provided in this compassionate group.

 

  • Adolescent Art Therapy: Hour long sessions using drawing, painting, beading, poetry, work with clay and collage encourage and support participants to connect with and express thoughts and feelings in a safe and nonjudgmental environment. As noted by the American Art Therapy Association art therapy is “based on the belief that the creative process involved in artistic self-expression helps people to resolve conflicts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, increase self- esteem and self-awareness, and achieve insight.”
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    fits of Adolescent Group Art Therapy
    Facilitates the productive use of creativity and the unspoken word.
    Builds supportive interpersonal relationships and skills.
    Benefits are to both the individual and the group as a whole.
    Exploration of one’s art opens up the opportunity for group members to experience empathy.
    Group members’ share, support and validate one another’s experiences.
    Participants learn to trust themselves and others in a safe environment.
    Provides a model for healthy interpersonal relationships to use outside of the group.
  • Evidence Based Yoga for Teens, Adults and Families
    Benefits of Evidence Based Yoga
     

  • Hour long sessions are limited to no more than four or ï¬ve participants and focus on establishing    healthy relationships while building a sense of community. Sessions support non-judgmental awareness of self and others and the use of cognitive skills to form positive perspectives and attitudes using evidence based breathing, meditation and yoga postures.

For Mental Health

For the Body

  • Support Mental Clarity and Confidence
  • Calm Restless Thoughts
  • Enhance Self-Esteem
  • Encourage Self Acceptance
  • Decrease Anxiety
  • Experience Compassion
  • Relieve Depression
  • Release Chronic Tension
  • Safely Stretch and Tone Muscles
  • Cultivate Concentration
  • Build Stamina
  • Reduced Stress
  • Develop Flexibility
  • Experience Compassion