Virginia Pope LAMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LAMFT Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
My specialty lies in working with relational systems: romantic, family, and friendly.
Hi! Warm welcome. I am a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. Many of us can benefit from having a therapist help navigate our everyday life. We do not have to be experiencing something going “wrong” or even be experiencing negative challenges to seek therapy. We can always benefit from additional support and guidance in any situation. Whatever your reason for seeking therapy, I am grateful you are reading my profile and considering me. My therapeutic approach is integrative and based on the unique needs of each client I work with.
(520) 341-6293 x3815
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
My specialty lies in working with relational systems: romantic, family, and friendly.
Hi! Warm welcome. I am a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. Many of us can benefit from having a therapist help navigate our everyday life. We do not have to be experiencing something going “wrong” or even be experiencing negative challenges to seek therapy. We can always benefit from additional support and guidance in any situation. Whatever your reason for seeking therapy, I am grateful you are reading my profile and considering me. My therapeutic approach is integrative and based on the unique needs of each client I work with.
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Annie Farnsworth
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
Our professional Metta team's specialties include couples and family treatment; trauma and complex trauma; adult development; behavioral health; and effective mindfulness-based therapies.
We all deserve and want happiness and well being. New skills and ideas can be developed for connecting with others and managing emotions by working collaboratively with a skilled and effective therapist/coach-- leading to greater hope and action. We help individuals dealing with a range of difficulties and stressors including relationship or work related problems, loss, family of origin concerns, trauma, or medical illness break out of long standing ruts and frustrations. Come explore your next steps with an experienced and compassionate guide in a beautiful natural environment setting or online telehealth. Find us at MettaAZ.com.
(520) 441-3103
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
Our professional Metta team's specialties include couples and family treatment; trauma and complex trauma; adult development; behavioral health; and effective mindfulness-based therapies.
We all deserve and want happiness and well being. New skills and ideas can be developed for connecting with others and managing emotions by working collaboratively with a skilled and effective therapist/coach-- leading to greater hope and action. We help individuals dealing with a range of difficulties and stressors including relationship or work related problems, loss, family of origin concerns, trauma, or medical illness break out of long standing ruts and frustrations. Come explore your next steps with an experienced and compassionate guide in a beautiful natural environment setting or online telehealth. Find us at MettaAZ.com.
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Michelle Maliniak
Counselor, MC, NCC, LPC Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
I specialize in education and treatments for coping with stress, family dysfunction, trauma, grief, relationship, and anger issues, anxiety, depression, and Post Traumatic Stress, physical, emotional, and substance abuse issues and addiction, sexuality, and women's issues.
My goal is to provide you with an accurate assessment of your needs, and a variety of tools, skills, and resources for your success. Together we can design a plan for mind, body, and spirit to heal your past, create the future you want, and optimize your overall mental fitness. I can also assist you couples counseling and educational style classes on all listed specialties, and nutrition and exercise education. Check out my YouTube channel : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK4aff1VIlWegU8SMFmHZgA? for free Tools, Skills, and education. Please contact me for information on office location.
(520) 549-2038
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
I specialize in education and treatments for coping with stress, family dysfunction, trauma, grief, relationship, and anger issues, anxiety, depression, and Post Traumatic Stress, physical, emotional, and substance abuse issues and addiction, sexuality, and women's issues.
My goal is to provide you with an accurate assessment of your needs, and a variety of tools, skills, and resources for your success. Together we can design a plan for mind, body, and spirit to heal your past, create the future you want, and optimize your overall mental fitness. I can also assist you couples counseling and educational style classes on all listed specialties, and nutrition and exercise education. Check out my YouTube channel : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK4aff1VIlWegU8SMFmHZgA? for free Tools, Skills, and education. Please contact me for information on office location.
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Kiera Kunkel Aboul-Nasr
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
Feeling at the end of your rope? At a loss about how to resolve or go forward in a relationship, a difficult loss, a family conflict, an internal struggle? Please know that we all face these struggles from time to time and just need a helping hand to guide us. I believe that trust is the foundation of all healing and approach the therapeutic relationship with warmth, humor and respectful challenges that honor the natural rhythm of your process. Each time you leave my office, I want you feel one step closer to your goals.
(520) 462-5765 x3813
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
Feeling at the end of your rope? At a loss about how to resolve or go forward in a relationship, a difficult loss, a family conflict, an internal struggle? Please know that we all face these struggles from time to time and just need a helping hand to guide us. I believe that trust is the foundation of all healing and approach the therapeutic relationship with warmth, humor and respectful challenges that honor the natural rhythm of your process. Each time you leave my office, I want you feel one step closer to your goals.
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Bridget Vyborny
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
I specialize in Family Therapy, Trauma, and have experience working with diverse populations.
Do you feel like you are having a hard time connecting with loved ones? I have over ten years of experience in providing therapy services to children, families, and adults. I believe that asking for help and support is a show of strength and courage. It can be difficult to admit you are ready to make changes in your life and identify habits and patterns that are not benefiting you. I can support you and walk along side you as you make those changes in order to achieve greater life satisfaction and healthier relationships.
(520) 214-9471
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
I specialize in Family Therapy, Trauma, and have experience working with diverse populations.
Do you feel like you are having a hard time connecting with loved ones? I have over ten years of experience in providing therapy services to children, families, and adults. I believe that asking for help and support is a show of strength and courage. It can be difficult to admit you are ready to make changes in your life and identify habits and patterns that are not benefiting you. I can support you and walk along side you as you make those changes in order to achieve greater life satisfaction and healthier relationships.
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Sherry J. Duson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LPC, LMFT Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
I am a therapist who desires to create a safe, comfortable environment for you to work on what is troubling you. I see my role as assisting you to better understand your challenges, and to access your resources to address them. I have over twenty years of experience as a perinatal mental health provider, and a marriage and family therapist and clinical supervisor. I believe in the resilience of each person and bring a great deal of my own creativity and energy to each of my clients. I strive to be respectful and supportive of those I work with, and am always mindful that I am working for you, to your benefit.
(713) 338-9239
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
I am a therapist who desires to create a safe, comfortable environment for you to work on what is troubling you. I see my role as assisting you to better understand your challenges, and to access your resources to address them. I have over twenty years of experience as a perinatal mental health provider, and a marriage and family therapist and clinical supervisor. I believe in the resilience of each person and bring a great deal of my own creativity and energy to each of my clients. I strive to be respectful and supportive of those I work with, and am always mindful that I am working for you, to your benefit.
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Sophia Sims
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, SEP Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
I am passionate about being a source of strength, hope and empowerment to individuals, couples and families as they uncover their innate capacity to be the best they can be for themselves and their loved ones. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Tucson, Arizona. I am a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, which uses a body-oriented approach for the healing of trauma and other stress disorders, founded by Dr. Peter Levine. Somatic Experiencing is about creating more choice - body, mind & spirit.
(520) 441-8816
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
I am passionate about being a source of strength, hope and empowerment to individuals, couples and families as they uncover their innate capacity to be the best they can be for themselves and their loved ones. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Tucson, Arizona. I am a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, which uses a body-oriented approach for the healing of trauma and other stress disorders, founded by Dr. Peter Levine. Somatic Experiencing is about creating more choice - body, mind & spirit.
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Frances R Bernfeld
Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd, LMFT Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
The complexities of families and relationships have intrigued me ever since I was a young girl. Even after 30+ years of practice in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy, I'm still intrigued and challenged to find creative ways to solve the difficulties we all encounter in our relationships with others. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Arizona I have been a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) since 1981. I am a Past President of the Arizona Division of AAMFT. I am in private practice working with individuals, couples and families.
(520) 704-6756
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
The complexities of families and relationships have intrigued me ever since I was a young girl. Even after 30+ years of practice in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy, I'm still intrigued and challenged to find creative ways to solve the difficulties we all encounter in our relationships with others. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Arizona I have been a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) since 1981. I am a Past President of the Arizona Division of AAMFT. I am in private practice working with individuals, couples and families.
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Stephanie Neidermyer
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Welcome and thank you for looking at my profile. I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and have been working in the field for over 20 years. I work primarily with adults in individual, couples and family therapy. I am also a Certified Sex Therapist and work with individuals and couples struggling with sexual dysfunction. Clients have found my systemic training and orientation to be particularly effective for couples and family therapy or when working on relationship and family of origin issues in individual therapy.
(520) 827-8204
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Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Welcome and thank you for looking at my profile. I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and have been working in the field for over 20 years. I work primarily with adults in individual, couples and family therapy. I am also a Certified Sex Therapist and work with individuals and couples struggling with sexual dysfunction. Clients have found my systemic training and orientation to be particularly effective for couples and family therapy or when working on relationship and family of origin issues in individual therapy.
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A Sunlight Center for Change
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
We look forward to helping you and/or your family in a supportive and productive way.
Sunlight Center for Change has specialized providers who are dedicated to providing clinical and forensic services to the Southern Arizona community. We provide therapeutic services for individuals, families, and couples. We often work with families with high conflict needs and specialize in assisting these types of families towards being more cohesive with their co-parenting and communication through our Families Forward Program. We additionally offer specialized assessment services, expert witness cases, and pre-employment, educational , and pre-surgical evaluations.
(520) 352-7230
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Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
We look forward to helping you and/or your family in a supportive and productive way.
Sunlight Center for Change has specialized providers who are dedicated to providing clinical and forensic services to the Southern Arizona community. We provide therapeutic services for individuals, families, and couples. We often work with families with high conflict needs and specialize in assisting these types of families towards being more cohesive with their co-parenting and communication through our Families Forward Program. We additionally offer specialized assessment services, expert witness cases, and pre-employment, educational , and pre-surgical evaluations.
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Lilliana Magali Hoy-Nielsen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW Verified
Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
In addition, Magali uses Cognitive behavioral therapy, Family Systems, Dialectical Behavioral Informed Technique, Trauma Informed Care, as tools to address other mental and behavioral health conditions.
Magali Hoy-Nielsen has been working with clients who have extensive trauma experiences, sexual, physical abuse, domestic violence, and parent/child attachment disorder. Magali focuses on the specific trauma that has impacted the client's life and guides that client in finding clarity, self healing, and a path towards self control. Magali has been working in the area of trauma and attachment for 19 years, helping mend broken and damaged parent/child relationships, which is the core of healthy connections in the future.
(520) 224-1924
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Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
In addition, Magali uses Cognitive behavioral therapy, Family Systems, Dialectical Behavioral Informed Technique, Trauma Informed Care, as tools to address other mental and behavioral health conditions.
Magali Hoy-Nielsen has been working with clients who have extensive trauma experiences, sexual, physical abuse, domestic violence, and parent/child attachment disorder. Magali focuses on the specific trauma that has impacted the client's life and guides that client in finding clarity, self healing, and a path towards self control. Magali has been working in the area of trauma and attachment for 19 years, helping mend broken and damaged parent/child relationships, which is the core of healthy connections in the future.
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Michelle A Ellis
Psychologist, PhD, PLLC Verified
Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
My specialties are depression, anxiety, parent effectiveness, couples and family therapy and child/adolescent behavior problems.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist . I have over 30 years of experience across a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment for children and adolescents and group homes for adjudicated youth. Years ago I was also a teacher and special education director. I spent the last 17 years working in community mental health with children, adolescents and adults and also with adults in the prison system. In November 2015 I opened Palo Santo Psychotherapy and Wellness and realized my dream of working in a wellness setting with like-minded clinicians.
(520) 441-2459
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Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
My specialties are depression, anxiety, parent effectiveness, couples and family therapy and child/adolescent behavior problems.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist . I have over 30 years of experience across a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment for children and adolescents and group homes for adjudicated youth. Years ago I was also a teacher and special education director. I spent the last 17 years working in community mental health with children, adolescents and adults and also with adults in the prison system. In November 2015 I opened Palo Santo Psychotherapy and Wellness and realized my dream of working in a wellness setting with like-minded clinicians.
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Margie Williams
Licensed Professional Counselor, MC, NCC-BC, CADCIII, LISAC, LPC Verified
Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
My areas of expertise are: anxiety, depression, substance abuse/addiction, disordered eating, trauma resolution, self-harm, life transitions, "adulting", relationships, communications, values, life skills, grief and loss, and family systems.
It's hard to be happy when your life is out of balance: You feel down or sad. The activities you used to enjoy are no longer fun. You have no energy. Everything stresses you out. You feel like crying. You want to crawl into a hole and pull the hole in with you. Maybe you're hurt and angry over a relationship. Maybe you're a teenager whose parents don't understand you or you're the parent of a kid who's making dangerous choices. Maybe you're a young adult who has discovered that "adulting" is a lot harder than you thought.
(520) 955-5111
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Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
My areas of expertise are: anxiety, depression, substance abuse/addiction, disordered eating, trauma resolution, self-harm, life transitions, "adulting", relationships, communications, values, life skills, grief and loss, and family systems.
It's hard to be happy when your life is out of balance: You feel down or sad. The activities you used to enjoy are no longer fun. You have no energy. Everything stresses you out. You feel like crying. You want to crawl into a hole and pull the hole in with you. Maybe you're hurt and angry over a relationship. Maybe you're a teenager whose parents don't understand you or you're the parent of a kid who's making dangerous choices. Maybe you're a young adult who has discovered that "adulting" is a lot harder than you thought.
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Erin Kelly
Marriage & Family Therapist, LAMFT Verified
Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
I have worked with adults, children, and teens conducting couples, family and individual therapy for over 14 years.
Caring. Understanding. Empathic. Encouraging. These are all qualities you will experience while working with me as we navigate your path towards self-exploration. Research shows that the relationship between the therapist and the client is a significant contributing factor in the success of therapy. This is why I make every effort to put my clients at ease starting from the moment you walk in the door at your first session. I want to create a collaborative relationship with you so that, together, we can take steps to improve the quality of your relationships, your family, your life.
(520) 619-7281
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Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
I have worked with adults, children, and teens conducting couples, family and individual therapy for over 14 years.
Caring. Understanding. Empathic. Encouraging. These are all qualities you will experience while working with me as we navigate your path towards self-exploration. Research shows that the relationship between the therapist and the client is a significant contributing factor in the success of therapy. This is why I make every effort to put my clients at ease starting from the moment you walk in the door at your first session. I want to create a collaborative relationship with you so that, together, we can take steps to improve the quality of your relationships, your family, your life.
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Keri Gumenik
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, LAMFT Verified
Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling emotionally disconnected from your partner or a loved one? Is your child struggling with emotional or school-related issues? Are you feeling more anxious or depressed? I’m here to help and provide support as you further explore and heal from these challenges. Having a degree in Marriage & Family Therapy, I approach cases from a systemic perspective as I believe we are all influenced by larger systems, such as our families, romantic partnerships, workplace, and community.
(520) 346-3402
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Office is near:
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling emotionally disconnected from your partner or a loved one? Is your child struggling with emotional or school-related issues? Are you feeling more anxious or depressed? I’m here to help and provide support as you further explore and heal from these challenges. Having a degree in Marriage & Family Therapy, I approach cases from a systemic perspective as I believe we are all influenced by larger systems, such as our families, romantic partnerships, workplace, and community.
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Mary Straus, LPC, LLC
Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
I approach my practice with thoughtfulness and an appreciation of the humor in things, utilizing psychodynamic, family-systems, EMDR, neurologic, and mindfulness-oriented perspectives. With over 30 years in behavioral health as a psychotherapist, a clinical supervisor, and director of community programs, I am comfortable and skilled helping a wide range of problems and a wide range of people. That said, when selecting a counselor it is equally if not more important to consider your impressions and sense of trust when you meet me.
(520) 447-4152
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Tucson, AZ 85718
I approach my practice with thoughtfulness and an appreciation of the humor in things, utilizing psychodynamic, family-systems, EMDR, neurologic, and mindfulness-oriented perspectives. With over 30 years in behavioral health as a psychotherapist, a clinical supervisor, and director of community programs, I am comfortable and skilled helping a wide range of problems and a wide range of people. That said, when selecting a counselor it is equally if not more important to consider your impressions and sense of trust when you meet me.
Maureen Maxon
Counselor, PhD, LPC Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
For over 20 years, I have worked successfully with individuals, couples, families, children, adolescents and groups, in private practice and in-hospital, to achieve their therapeutic goals. I offer you a warm, supportive environment where you can safely explore your feelings, thoughts, and problems. I will engage with you in a highly interactive style and provide direct feedback. I especially enjoy working with couples to improve their lives together, and guiding people who are in search of a healthy relationship. I'm ready to help with DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, TRAUMA, RELATIONSHIPS, PTSD, DIVORCE and TRANSITIONS for clients of ALL ages.
(520) 441-6949
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Tucson, AZ 85718
For over 20 years, I have worked successfully with individuals, couples, families, children, adolescents and groups, in private practice and in-hospital, to achieve their therapeutic goals. I offer you a warm, supportive environment where you can safely explore your feelings, thoughts, and problems. I will engage with you in a highly interactive style and provide direct feedback. I especially enjoy working with couples to improve their lives together, and guiding people who are in search of a healthy relationship. I'm ready to help with DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, TRAUMA, RELATIONSHIPS, PTSD, DIVORCE and TRANSITIONS for clients of ALL ages.
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Tammie L Milliken
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
What generally brings one into therapy may be multifaceted, but generally includes a feeling of disturbance in some part of life and a hope to receive help in getting through. My approach seeks to reduce disturbance and promote healing by endeavoring to understand the meaning and needs underneath the symptoms and how, through a collaborative effort, symptoms and difficulties can be used to lead one to experience more integration, wholeness, and contentment. This approach can help one deal with issues of the here and now, while also encouraging one to live a life that more fully expresses who they are.
(520) 600-0878
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
What generally brings one into therapy may be multifaceted, but generally includes a feeling of disturbance in some part of life and a hope to receive help in getting through. My approach seeks to reduce disturbance and promote healing by endeavoring to understand the meaning and needs underneath the symptoms and how, through a collaborative effort, symptoms and difficulties can be used to lead one to experience more integration, wholeness, and contentment. This approach can help one deal with issues of the here and now, while also encouraging one to live a life that more fully expresses who they are.
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Michael G Simpson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MSc, LPC, ACA Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
Have you have looked hard and walked long seeking a sense of wellness and peace of mind? Dealing with issues like mood disorder, anxiety, substance use disorder, trauma, or any behavioral health issue or relationship issue can become overwhelming. In reality, these issues often occur together where symptoms of one can mimic another and symptoms of one can drive another, requiring experienced help. There is always a reliable way forward toward recovering health, no matter how long you have been struggling with your issues or relationships, or how hopeless they feel. Let me walk with you on your journey toward wellness.
(520) 210-5329
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
Have you have looked hard and walked long seeking a sense of wellness and peace of mind? Dealing with issues like mood disorder, anxiety, substance use disorder, trauma, or any behavioral health issue or relationship issue can become overwhelming. In reality, these issues often occur together where symptoms of one can mimic another and symptoms of one can drive another, requiring experienced help. There is always a reliable way forward toward recovering health, no matter how long you have been struggling with your issues or relationships, or how hopeless they feel. Let me walk with you on your journey toward wellness.
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Cathy L Zipp
Counselor, MS, LPC, LISAC Verified
Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
If you're ready for a kick-butt therapist, let's talk. I teach, support, inspire, give homework-and hold you accountable for making progress. Advanced techniques in EMDR will restore stability FAST. You will have fun again SOON & heal your traumas FOR GOOD. Big T & little t trauma work will pay off. It requires an investment of time & money, and you are worth it. Plan to cry & & laugh a lot. My book, MidLife with Style, hit #1 on Amazon. Thanks everyone! I'll show you how to kick butt in Mid Life!
(520) 401-5995
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Tucson, AZ 85718
Offers online therapy
If you're ready for a kick-butt therapist, let's talk. I teach, support, inspire, give homework-and hold you accountable for making progress. Advanced techniques in EMDR will restore stability FAST. You will have fun again SOON & heal your traumas FOR GOOD. Big T & little t trauma work will pay off. It requires an investment of time & money, and you are worth it. Plan to cry & & laugh a lot. My book, MidLife with Style, hit #1 on Amazon. Thanks everyone! I'll show you how to kick butt in Mid Life!

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Family Therapy
If you're looking for family therapy in 85718 or for a 85718 family therapist these professionals provide family therapy services and structural family therapy services. They include family therapists and marriage family therapists. Therapists in 85718 using the techniques of 'family therapy' (also referred to as marriage and family therapy and family counseling) view change in terms of the systems of interaction between family members.

Family relationships often affect psychological well-being and, regardless of the origin of an issue, or whether it may be the "individual" or "family" who is presenting it, involving the family in the solution can be of great benefit. Families participate directly in sessions during which the family therapist helps conversations in a way that draws upon and builds the strengths, wisdom and support of the wider family unit.