EMDR is an evidence based intervention for trauma and maladaptive thinking patterns. This intervention helps the body and brain to process distressing experiences and shift to a more adaptive way of thinking.
The Grief Recovery Method is an evidence based intervention that helps grievers deal with the pain that can be caused by the more than forty types of loss. Grief is the normal and natural response to loss. Grief is also the conflicting feelings caused by a change of or end in a familiar pattern of behaviour.
CBT is an evidence based intervention that helps clients to identify and change the maladaptive and destructive thought patterns that have a negative influence on their behaviours and emotions.
SFT is an evidence based intervention that focuses on the client’s unique strengths. It highlights their ability to find solutions to their problems using a goal-oriented, collaborative approach.
Theraplay is recognized by the Association of Play Therapy as an effective intervention that is designed to enhance healthy attachments between the child and their caregiver. Theraplay and other play based modalities such as Sand Tray, role play, interactive games and visual art mediums may be used to support the child as they process trauma, cope with grief and learn healthy coping strategies.
Early attachment experiences with our primary caregivers shape the adults that we become. The goal of attachment-based psychotherapy is to address the limiting effects of negative early attachment experiences and to strengthen the capacity for secure relationships.
Ego state therapy is based on psychodynamic theory, and recognizes that people have a unique set of identities or roles that define them as a person. People may become stuck in a particular ego state, leading to anxiety or unhealthy behavior patterns. This therapy helps people to navigate and understand their identity to create emotional harmony.
Practicing mindfulness involves a variety of techniques to promote relaxation and build awareness of what you are feeling in the present moment, free of judgment or analysis. This practice is beneficial for managing mental health and as a part of self-care.