Therapy

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During COVID-19 pandemic, I am offering all client sessions via secure video and phone.

Explore

As a therapist, I offer individuals, families, couples and teens the opportunity to safely and confidently explore your experiences.  I offer a unique therapy experience that incorporates talk, breathwork, writing, movement and quiet contemplation.

Who I care for

Become empowered about your life experience, your behavior and choices.  I offer thoughtful, collaborative, compassionate, client-centered therapy for people dealing with:

  • anxiety and depression
  • grief and loss
  • recovery from traumatic event or illness
  • family dynamics after trauma or loss
  • somatic representations of stress, trauma or sadness
  • developmental milestones/adjustments to new life situations

Mindfulness and Trauma-Informed Specialty

In my practice, I call attention to how the body is responding (mindfulness) to narrative, discussion, emotion. I guide you through breathwork and occasional physical movement to allow the body to feel safe. By being in relationship with the body, one can learn to be present, relax and shift. In the presence of a skilled therapist, these tools can help you heal and feel more in control of your life.

I utilize the research being done to understand how the nervous system impacts our responses and our choices. Whether it’s early developmental difficulties or the current and ever challenging life circumstances of the times we are living in, our nervous system is adapting to support us its very best. I use a mindfulness approach to understanding and being in relationship with your nervous system through talk, self awareness, movement and connection. My hope is that we don’t have to feel stuck in our traumas, our stories or our challenges. That we can learn to have a relationship with our physiology that is supportive and whole, grounded and strong. Healing can happen here, deepening and improving the quality of your present life and relationships.

Collaborative Experience

I am aware and curious about my own experience in our sessions in addition to witnessing your personal process. Together, we will develop personal and inter-personal skills to integrate into your day-to-day life. Mindfulness tools can be accessed at anytime.

Please contact me: email Julianna, or call 503-307-3007 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

20 minute free phone consultation available

 

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