Compassionate Solutions

Therapeutic Approaches at Compassionate Solutions

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CBT is an evidenced based therapy  utilized to target unhealthy belief system by identifying and changing irrational thinking.  This practical approach is evidenced based and works very well with anxiety, stress management, low frustration tolerance and low self esteem.

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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

DBT is and evidenced based therapy designed to help people with personality disorders and/or significant mood swings.  DBT provides skills to manage painful emotions and decrease conflict in relationships.

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

EMDR is a technique in which an experience that was traumatic is recalled by generating bilateral stimulation through eye movement, tactile or light. This enables the experience to be more rationally processed. According to the 2013 World Health Organization practice guideline: "This therapy is based on the idea that negative thoughts, feelings and behaviors are the result of unprocessed memories. The treatment involves standardized procedures that include focusing simultaneously on spontaneous associations of traumatic images, thoughts, emotions and bodily sensations and bilateral stimulation that is most commonly in the form of repeated eye movements.”

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Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is highly effective in working with resistant adolescents.  this is often used in treatment of addictions.  Motivational Interviewing is utilized to help increase motivation to change.

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Structural Family Therapy

Structural family therapy is a method utilized to address problems of functioning within a family.

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Behavioral Modification

Behavioral Modification is a method utilized to decrease unhealthy behaviors and motivate healthy behaviors.

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Narrative Therapy

Narrative therapy helps identify personal values, skills and knowledge a person has to help them effectively confront any conflict they may be facing. In narrative therapy we explore the story of your life and reprocess it through finding strength and self love while looking at you in your story.  This will activate a healthier self esteem and connect you to the feeling of empowerment.

“Holly helps you recognize what’s holding you back from being the best version of yourself and offers insight into the root of the problem. I was also amazed at how much insight I gained in each session, which is direct reflection of her ability to truly listen and ask the kind of questions that provide you with the “ah-ha” moment you need!”