Counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, educational, and career goals.

  • Counseling promotes healthy mental growth
  • Counseling is an educational process where the client is part of the process and actively participates
  • Counseling builds on strengths as opposed to attacking weaknesses
  • Counseling uses proven, research based procedures (research using scientific method)

Play Therapy

Play Therapy is a theory-based approach to therapy that builds the child’s ability to communicate and learn through play. Play Therapy involves using toys, puppets, blocks, drawings, crafts and games to help the child recognize, identify, and verbalize their feelings. The therapist interacts with the child, observing how the child uses play materials and identifies patterns and themes to understand the child’s challenges. Through talk and play, the child has an opportunity to better understand and manage their own conflicts, feelings, thoughts and behavior.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a theory-based approach that helps improve a child’s moods, anxiety, and behavior. CBT examines the possibility of a child’s confused or distorted patterns of thinking. CBT therapists teach the child that thoughts cause feelings and moods which can influence behavior. Children  learn to identify harmful thought patterns. The therapist helps the child replace this thinking with thoughts that result in more appropriate feelings and behaviors. Research shows that CBT can be effective in treating a variety of conditions, including depression and anxiety. Specialized forms of CBT have also been developed to help children coping with traumatic experiences.


Mindfulness is about the here and now. Maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts and feelings, while being surrounded in the environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. When we become aware, we are able to practice mindfulness; our thoughts tune into the present and what we’re sensing and experiencing in the present moment rather than focusing on the past and rehashing things from before or imagining the future.

Individual Counseling

Individual Therapy is a form of therapy where the therapist treat the client on a one-on-one basis. Individual therapy is a joint process between a therapist and a person in therapy. Common goals of therapy can be to inspire change or improve quality of life.

Group Counseling

Group Therapy is a form of therapy where the therapist treats a small group of clients together working on similar goals.

Family Therapy

Family Therapy  is designed to address specific issues that affect the psychological health of the family, such as major life transitions or mental health conditions.