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Faith is the daring of the soul to go farther than it can see. —William Newton Clark

Psychotherapy Services

Integrative Psychotherapy

As a professional integrative counselor and psychotherapist, Claire helps people cope with mental and/or emotional stress. Evidence-based conventional and complementary therapies are applied to optimize treatment outcomes. Her work with you includes

  • Providing a safe and confidential environment
  • Non-judgmental listening to learn about your situation and needs
  • Addressing underlying sources of problems
  • Exploring multiple ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving
  • Assessing your strengths as well as the challenges you encounter
  • Exploring the strengths of your support system
  • Problem-solving with you
  • Working collaboratively with your other care givers where indicated to best serve your healing process
  • Making referrals where indicated and for recommended complementary care such as acupuncture for depression, anxiety, or pain, etc.

Possible benefits of counseling and psychotherapy include:

  • Alleviation of symptoms of depression and anxiety
  • Promotion of healing from a difficult experience or life transition
  • Improvement of personal functioning, self-image, sense of well-being
  • Improvement in ability to create fulfilling relationships
  • Increased self-awareness, insight, and hopefulness

Treatment is individually tailored and may include:

  • Insight-oriented psychotherapy
  • Adlerian Lifestyle Assessment
  • Guided imagery
  • Mind-body skills
  • Stress management
  • Resiliency for life challenges
  • Referrals to colleagues for complementary treatment such as acupuncture, pharmaceutical prescription or evaluation of medications, herbal supplement consultation, massage therapy, nutrition counseling, etc.

Clients are:

  • Encouraged to actively participate
  • Challenged to explore current assumptions, attitudes, and behavior patterns
  • Supported as they develop the skills to recognize and change unhelpful patterns in their life

Treating:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief and loss
  • Relationship changes/conflicts
  • Life transitions
  • Pre-marital, marital, and divorce issues
  • People who want to instill fresh purpose into their lives
  • Stress: General stress as well as stress as a result of specific circumstances such as unemployment, home foreclosure, diagnosis of a serious disease, chronic pain, etc.

Email Claire at [email address] or call, (952) 985-3794, to set up an appointment today.