Our Evidence-based Counseling Approaches
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Is a widely used form of psychotherapy that focuses on the relationship between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is a goal-oriented and time-limited approach that helps individuals understand how their thoughts and beliefs influence their emotions and actions.
Is a therapeutic approach that focuses on the relationship between young children (usually under the age of six) and their caregivers, typically parents. It is designed to support and enhance the attachment relationship between the child and caregiver while addressing the impact of traumatic experiences or disruptions in their lives.
Trauma-Focus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Is a therapeutic approach specifically designed to help children, adolescents, and their families recover from the effects of trauma. It combines elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with trauma-specific interventions to address the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral consequences of traumatic experiences.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Is a form of psychotherapy that combines elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with concepts from Eastern philosophies such as mindfulness.
Sistem Centered Counseling (SCC)
Is a therapeutic approach that focuses on understanding and addressing the individual's relationship patterns within their social and cultural context. It emphasizes the interconnectedness between the individual and their environment, and aims to promote personal growth and well-being through enhancing the person's ability to navigate and adapt to their surroundings.
Is a form of therapy that uses play to help individuals, typically children, communicate and process their emotions, experiences, and behaviors. It is often used to address issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and behavioral problems. The therapist provides a safe and supportive environment for the child to play and express themselves.
Is a form of therapy that uses artmaking as a means of expression and communication. It can help individuals explore and process their emotions, reduce stress, and improve overall well-being. Art therapy is often used in conjunction with traditional talk therapy.
Refer to the interconnected relationships and patterns of behavior within a family unit. This can include communication styles, roles, rules, and boundaries. Understanding family systems can help individuals navigate and improve their relationships within their family.
Emotionally-focused therapy is a type of therapy that focuses on improving emotional bonding and communication between individuals in a relationship. It helps individuals understand and express their emotions to build stronger connections and improve overall relationship satisfaction.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)
Is a therapeutic approach that integrates elements of cognitive therapy with mindfulness practices. It was developed to specifically help individuals who have experienced recurrent episodes of depression, although it can also be beneficial for other mental health conditions.
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Is a form of therapy that focuses on improving the relationship between a parent and child. It is often used for children who have behavioral problems or have experienced trauma. The therapy involves coaching the parent in specific skills to improve their interactions with the child, while the therapist observes and provides feedback.
Attachment Based Family Therapy
Is a type of therapy that aims to strengthen the relationships between family members, particularly between parents and their children. It focuses on helping families develop secure attachments and heal from past attachment injuries or traumas.
Is the process of developing the necessary skills to manage emotions, build positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. It is often taught in schools to help students develop social and emotional competencies that contribute to their overall well-being and success in life.