PSYCHOTHERAPY METHODS


COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (CBT)

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (CBT)

CBT, or Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, is an evidence based and rigorously tested therapy which identifies negative thought patterns creating unwanted feelings, body sensations and behaviours.

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EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION & REPROCESSING (EMDR)

EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION & REPROCESSING (EMDR)

EMDR utilizes “bilateral stimulation” to unlock traumatic memories locked in the brain which activate the “fight, flight or freeze” response. EMDR releases the hold traumatic memories can have on a person and frees them from the symptoms of trauma and PTSD.

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DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOUR THERAPY (DBT)

DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOUR THERAPY (DBT)

DBT is an evidence-based psychotherapy that has proven to be effective treating emotional distress, mood disorders, suicidal ideation, self-harm, substance abuse, and Borderline Personality Disorder.

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INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS (IFS)

INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS (IFS)

Internal Family System, or IFS, is an evidence-based psychotherapy which has been proven to be effective for treating various conditions including depression, anxiety, panic, fears and phobias, chronic pain, as well as improving generals functioning and well-being.

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TRAUMA FOCUSED  CBT

TRAUMA FOCUSED CBT

Trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based psychotherapy addressing the needs of children and adolescents with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other challenges related to traumatic memories.

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ATTACHMENT FOCUSED EMDR (AF-EMDR)

ATTACHMENT FOCUSED EMDR (AF-EMDR)

Clients who have experienced childhood traumas that have impacted their sense of safety and capacity to form close relational bonds can benefit from Attachment Focused EMDR. A modification of the EMDR protocol, AF-EMDR can help heal attachment wounds.

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CBT  & MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

CBT & MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

Mindfulness and meditation practices can be effectively integrated into CBT therapy. Mindfulness teaches to focus on being aware of all incoming thoughts and feelings and to accept them. Not reacting to unwanted thoughts and emotions can teach people to disengage from self-criticism and rumination.

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GESTALT THERAPY/ RELATIONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY

GESTALT THERAPY/ RELATIONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY

Gestalt therapy works to resolve the inner conflicts blocking individuals from growing and moving forward in their potential. The therapist and client work together to understand the inner blocks and their origin and resolve them through the completion of 'unfinished business.'

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IMAGE TRANSFORMATION THERAPY

IMAGE TRANSFORMATION THERAPY

Image Transformation Therapy is a gentle therapy that releases the pain, fear, guilt, and/or shame of trauma and other experiences without the person needing to intensely experience the feelings. This therapy integrates well with CBT as negative core beliefs underlying distorted thinking patterns can be both changed cognitively and at the emotional level.

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FEELING STATE ADDICTION PROTOCOL (FSAP)

FEELING STATE ADDICTION PROTOCOL (FSAP)

A new short-term therapy that breaks behavioral addictions and eliminates the urges and cravings of substance addictions. The FSAP breaks the fixation between feeling and behavior. This fixation is the cause of addictions. By identifying the exact feeling and behavior, the fixation can be processed using a modified form of the 'EMDR protocol'.

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TIME LINE THERAPY

TIME LINE THERAPY

Time Line Therapy provides one of the most powerful processes and techniques for personal change and growth by facilitating the elimination of the painful emotions attached to memories or events in the past. TLT also focuses on what we can learn from those events and use what we learn as a resource for the future.

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