Therapy Services

Individual Therapy

Every individual deserves to live the life they envision. Whether you have lost sight of your dreams due to the clouds of anxiety and depression, or the overwhelm of stress impacting your life, I want to guide you toward a path to a more hopeful future. I can offer support for:
Anxiety
Depression
Stress Management
Interpersonal relationships
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Self-Esteem
Life Transitions

Teen Therapy

Your teen desires to feel heard and validated. They want to fit in, to belong, and to blaze trails all on their own. Teens are searching for their dreams, a sense of individual identity, and discovering their passions in life. Sometimes you feel that you have lost your teen to the grips of anxiety and depression. Or perhaps your teen has turned to risky behaviors or self-harm, and they need the skills to cope with their challenging emotions. I can help your teen learn alternative coping strategies to manage harmful behaviors that interfere with their direction and purpose. I offer guidance for:
Anxiety
Depression
Social skills
Social Anxiety
Motivation
Self-Esteem
Self-Injury
Suicidal Thoughts
Teen therapy is presented with a Cognitive Behavioral and Dialectical Behavior Therapy Focus, and are goal oriented toward learning healthy coping habits.

Parent Guidance

Whether you are raising a toddler or a teenager, you will need to continually adapt your “parenting game.” New challenges often present at different stages in a child’s life. I will help you develop effective strategies and skills to guide your children, while maintaining a sense of individual identity and wellbeing in your parenting role. I can offer guidance for:
Parenting with your partner as a team
Managing toddler tantrums
Setting limits effectively
Mindful parenting strategies
Parenting teenagers and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Coaching
Please note that Every Heart Dreams Counseling does not specialize in issues of divorce, child custody, mediation or litigation issues.

Therapy for New Parents

New parenthood is both exciting and challenging. Whether you have newly welcomed your first child or your fifth, you need to adjust and adapt to the changes. New moms often struggle with hormonal imbalances and dramatic shifts in mood after birth. New parents may be struggling with a shift in their relationship, while attempting to balance new family responsibilities. A new beginning can also bring a sense of loss or longing for your past life or former self. I can offer caring support for:
Transition to Parenthood
Perinatal and Postpartum Depression
Perinatal and Postpartum Anxiety
Self care
Family adjustment
Sibling relationships
Life balance

DBT and CBT for Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety can be debilitating, whether you or a family member is struggling with panic, anxious or ruminative thoughts, or situational anxiety. I apply Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) interventions to help individual family members identify their triggers, and develop coping skills to successfully manage the overwhelm of anxiety. I apply fundamentals of Dialectical Behavior Therapy treatment, which focuses on: Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Mindfulness. I also use Cognitive Behavior interventions include: thought stopping, cognitive reframing and cognitive restructuring. We will focus on:
Identifying anxiety triggers
Re-directing anxious thoughts
Effectively managing panic attacks
Replacing negative thinking habits
Mindfulness for anxiety management
Social anxiety for Teens
Performance anxiety
Postpartum anxiety and depression for new moms (and dads)