Finding the right therapist is important. The fact that you're on this site shows that you may be searching for help or relief from everyday problems. In therapy, you can learn new and important things about yourself and others, identify and change negative behaviors or thoughts, and explore relationships. If you're a parent, maybe you're struggling with how to help your child who is experiencing difficulties with attention or organization at school, feelings of anxiety, worry or anger or doesn't know how to share painful memories.
Are you tired of your anxiety or depression taking over your daily life? Then today is the day to try something different. Call me for a free 10 minute consultation & see if my practice is the right fit for you. I can help you find tools to take back control.
I am an ACT (Acceptance and Commitment) Therapist. The best part of working with ACT principles is that is a science based therapy, which has been proven to be effective for a wide range of psychological disorders and life issues. I aim to help clients to accept what is beyond their control here and now and discover their values to add committed actions to enrich their lives. We aim to provide a framework to build psychological flexibility through theraputic interventions. Thus, there is no ideal client since all clients' problems are approached as workable. I identify with the client the issues, needs and goals.
Are you struggling to make meaning of your life? Have you lost connection to your true nature? Perhaps you are no longer experiencing a sense of belonging? Therapy is a bridge that leads you to understand more about yourself and realize that you have choices and untapped resources within you. It can be difficult to call a therapist, however, I encourage you to take the first step to cross over that bridge. What waits on the other side is enhanced awareness of your relationships, insight into the roots of your problems, and ultimately a feeling of inner peace and harmony.
Is there conflict in your home or in your relationships? Do you suffer from feelings of anxiety or depression? I am a holistic psychotherapist who considers the whole person — body, mind, spirit, and emotions — in order to achieve growth and wellness. I integrate a variety of effective psychotherapy methods tailored to meet your individual needs, which will help you to increase awareness and actively challenge any roadblocks that may be getting in the way of your healing. I will help you discover your natural strengths and resources and improve your relationship with yourself and others.
I am a licensed psychotherapist and consultant specializing in trauma, mood disorders, and the unique challenges of first responders. I believe everyone deserves a safe, secure space that welcomes all of them. Together we will explore the parts of yourself that seem harder to navigate, and over time we can develop a new understanding of the internal walls that hold you back from significant growth and change.
The most difficult and painful circumstances in our lives can also serve as an opportunity to look at what needs our attention! Very often, we give our POWER away to people and situations in our life, causing us to feel victimized and stuck. Your current challenges can be a gateway towards self empowerment! you do not need to walk this path alone. Especially now, during the Pandemic, there are many unknowns . In a safe space, we can begin the process of uncovering and healing the pain which may be keeping you paralyzed! In a safe space, it is possible to regain trust and confidence, in order to invite joy back into your life!
Are you yearning for a deeper, more authentic life? I would be honored to join you on your journey of self-discovery. I work collaboratively with individuals seeking to improve relationships, overcome challenges, heal from trauma and create more fulfilling lives. While I have experience treating many mental health issues and diagnoses, I prefer to focus on strengths over pathology. My goal is to serve as a guide and create a setting in which my clients can access their own wisdom and use it to heal.
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I operate from a culture informed approach serving individual adults from different socio-economic background, religion, and sexual and gender orientation. When we become stressed by a particular challenge and/or emotional pain that may build up and overwhelm us, we might find ourselves disconnected from our partner, children and selves, feeling empty and alone. I implement strength-based and solution-focused approaches to healing while offering a warm, compassionate and collaborative space in meeting these challenges with clients.
Psychotherapy can be helpful addressing coping with loss, chronic stress from work in a demanding industry, or wanting to explore the relationship patterns in your life and how they have led you to where you are now. You may be ready to let go of old habits and patterns that hold you back from living a life filled with purpose and joy. I work collaboratively with clients to target underlying issues as well as the external behaviors that may be keeping oneself feel stuck.
What makes intimate relationships so challenging is the same reason why they are so rewarding. They challenge us in ways nothing else could, and the potential for growth and happiness is unlimited. I help couple's harness the strength they have and allow partners to move through the conflict to get to other side by building communication, emotional connection, and empathy. If you are ready to work towards the relationship you want, I'm ready to help.
Couples therapy lights me up! Not feeling heard, understood, valued or supported? Toxic conflict? Withdrawing? Longing for help? Utilizing evidence-based EFT & powerful tools from PACT, NVC & CBT, I help couples create a secure bond & safe haven from life's challenges. You'll learn to trust, support, hear & "be there" for each other. Discover attachment styles, the brain & nervous system, survival parts & trauma that may be hurting your relationship. Develop critical self-awareness, accountabiity & WE instead of just ME mentality. Turn towards each other instead of away with vulnerability, authenticity, compassion & attunement.
Are you concerned for your children in an ongoing high conflict divorce or another highly distressing situation? I consult, support, offer parent/child coping strategies to prevent longterm effects of severe stress & trauma for children/affected others. Even the youngest can demonstrate remarkable resilience. We attend to their confusion, impaired awareness, degree of distorted cognition. Parents cultivate enhanced attunement, insight, learn to see beyond children's distorted appraisal. We co-create more accurate thinking, safer, more healthy relationships, make space for more realistic understanding, provide predictability, constancy, enhanced trust, explore feelings, support emotional regulation, form new, hope-filled stories to replace frightening, traumatic ones.
My clients seek to change what is difficult and what isn’t working in their life. Many struggle with the impacts of trauma interfering with their day to day life. Others may struggle with feeling stuck or emotionally overwhelmed. They may be experiencing a challenging dynamic in their relationships or a lack of connectedness to others. My clients are looking to transform their life, achieve personal growth, and to heal.
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stuck, alone, struggling with life, ? Help is available. My mission is to help and support clients gain the insight into who they are and discover their own strengths, to find within themselves the solutions to successfully address their challenges and achieve their goals. I bring not only life experience but also a wide range of clinical knowledge in treating many issues, with special expertise in anxiety, depression, life transitions, couples work, pre-marital issues / divorce and seniors.
I work with adults struggling with low motivation and/or grappling with feelings of inadequacy, loneliness, people pleasing, and irritability. Some have suffered through a great deal of disappointments in life and can't find the level of fulfillment that they deeply wish for. I also have a keen interest in working with people with high sensitivity, and those who wish to deepen their understanding of childhood experiences or trauma. Whatever feelings, or symptoms, you are struggling with, they DO serve a purpose. They are unconscious but adaptive methods to communicate something important about your life. Let's discover what it is.
I help patients solve their emotional and psychological problems. They learn tools to overcome depression, anxiety, and stress and are facilitated in stopping inappropriate use of food, alcohol and drugs. Parents and stepparents learn skills to become more effective. Patients acquire methods to re-parent themselves as well as techniques in how to be more satisfied in their personal and professional relationships. Individuals gain insights that enhance their ability to feel more confident and be more productive by setting goals to achieve positive results and outcomes. Children and adolescents learn to improve their relationships with themselves and build better social and interpersonal relationships.
Life is a complicated journey, and if you find yourself overwhelmed by everyday stressors and experiences, you are not alone. My therapy expertise is built on enabling you to overcome these stressors. I will help you get insights into behaviors that may be amplifying these stressors. These insights and tools will enable and empower you to build better relationships, reduce anxiety, and get you on the path to a rewarding life-long journey.
Are you relying on unhealthy habits to cope with stress, anxiety, depression or life's challenges? Is it time to make some changes in your life but you feel stuck and don't know where to begin? Are you tired of feeling lonely, empty, sad or misunderstood? Do you struggle with allowing yourself to feel vulnerable with others? Does a healthy work-life balance seem impossible for you? If any of these questions ring true for you, some support might be just what you need.
I have worked in social work for over 12 years, providing case management services and therapeutic interventions. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. My approach is strength-based and solution-focused because I feel that people know themselves the best. I believe everyone struggles in life, and I hope to create a space where you feel safe to share what is happening in your life. I look forward to meeting with you in the future.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Saratoga are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Saratoga then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Saratoga, or Child Psychologists in Saratoga.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Saratoga psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Saratoga specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.