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Pastor Clark was a warm and sincere person to work with during our planning and the day of our marriage. He really put a lot of thought into our wedding ceremony and made us feel as if we were the only two people he was working with. We were impressed by his sincerity and the time he spent getting to know us. He provided us with a beautiful copy of the ceremony and we truly appreciated his thoughtfulness every step of the way. Thank you, Pastor Clark.
The main thing I learned is that marriage is what you make it! The big word here is “create”. The other word that stood out to me was ‘dies’. Stop creating the relationship/connection and it will die. My husband and I are taking this course together. He has discovered that he needs to be more communicative. This is a win for me/us because it’s been very difficult with just myself pushing the communication portion of the relationship! This is exciting because there is more creation that can go on; therefore, more hope of longevity of our relationship! Another thing that I really liked was being open to the fact that we experience different realities – communicating and taking action is a cure to bridge this gap of misunderstandings. I have also had some realizations how I contribute to some of the fallout!
I can’t begin to describe what a positive impact Amy Lindsey has had on my life! I started meeting with her when I was in the middle of a life crisis. Between my marriage falling apart and some other tragic events, everything in my world felt overwhelming. I had days where my sadness and hurt were as much as I could bear. Amy had a way of listening to each situation, acknowledging my pain, and helping me find solutions. She encouraged me to be open and honest and would hold me accountable for decisions I made. When I met her, I felt an instant rapport. You can tell she genuinely cares about her clients and wants to help them find healing through difficult times or success with their life struggles. I would highly recommend Amy Lindsey as a therapist or life coach! I am so thankful that I found her during my most difficult time. She brought me hope, healing and encouraged me to make significant positive changes in my life.
Maureen worked with me following the birth of my second child, dealing initially with post partum issues and then with a broader range of issues related to marriage, family relationships, and parenting struggles, and attitudes toward self-care. I have been very happy with our sessions because overtime I have felt them to be very productive. Maureen listens well, and seems to digest and then provide very useful, practical, concrete ideas and steps to take to deal with real situations as they arise. She also helps me work through more general attitudes and ideas regarding challenges in my life.
Nancy helped me in processing letting go and loving well when my 18 year old daughter moved out with no notice. What impressed me the most was how she had the ability to draw out of me what I was looking for which was validation for my emotions and encouragement for my boundaries I chose to set do to the way my daughter left home. Nancy is without a doubt one of the best counselors I have ever met.
I met Judy 19 years ago attending an intensive for Hand Analysis. Of all the people in our group Judy displayed the characteristics of a reader I would go to...kindness, humbleness, intuitiveness, and highly intelligent. It is no surprise that she has continued to share her gifts of reading hands and teaching it to others. If you want an in-depth analysis of your delicious dilemma (what you keep stubbing your toes on), Judy will lead you to a better understanding of the contrast's that create those same scenarios. I highly recommend Judy even if you have no dilemmas in your life. You may walk away discovering gifts you did know you possessed! Bonnie
We filed for divorce and needed to see if there was any final measures that we could obtain from marriage counseling before we completely pulled the plug. I contacted Beverly and she made herself available to help. She was kind, professional, empathetic, and completely "spot on". Her perspective was a fresher one with some homework to help with an immediate mind shift. I highly recommend her and glad I found her.
Pastor Steve officiated our wedding ceremony and my husband and I are so blessed and grateful to have met him and his wife Doris. Pastor Steve was very attentive to our hearts and the vision we had for our wedding day. Not only did he help us plan an amazing wedding ceremony but, he offered fatherly counsel, encouragement, and prayers that we greatly appreciated. Thank you and God bless you, Pastor Steve!!
Dr. Lopes has been my therapist on and off over the past 5 years. She had helped me overcome my depression and anxiety, and eventually helped me through a very difficult divorce. I can truly say that with Dr. Lopes's help I have been able to turn my life around. I feel blessed to have a friend refer me to her and I do not hesitate to recommend her to others who are struggling and need unconditional support and guidance... She really cares about her clients, no exceptions.
My areas of interest include treating adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families experiencing issues which can create problems in the school, community, and home setting. I provide individual and family therapy to address all types of issues, including anxiety, depression, hoarding, parenting, co-parenting, panic attacks, school issues, relationship issues, family communication, conflict management, parent/teen conflict, and anger issues. I have great respect and experience in working with survivors of domestic-violence and sexual-assault survivors. I work to find the best style of therapy for you and your goals. My theoretical orientation draws on cognitive behavioral theories and a psychoanalytic approach, allowing me to create the right blend of past and current focus and help you make progress with your concerns. I am a certified administrator for Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), which is a tool used to identify personality traits and preferences. This tool is beneficial in individual, family, and couple therapies. My education include the following: * MS in counseling psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from the University of Phoenix * BS in psychology from Grand Canyon University Jalena Rusaw is an employee of Life Practice Counseling Group and is supervised by Carisa Sherwood, licensed marriage and family therapist, MFCC#48768. This is a nonprofit counseling agency which employs professional, ethical, and culturally sensitive therapists.
I accept family court referrals and have expereince in that arena. Additionally, I accept Blue Shilld and United Healthcare Insurance
Relationship issues, depression, anxiety, and addictions often have their roots in early experiences, past traumas, and ways of coping that are no longer working. I help individuals and couples move past obstacles that are holding them back and interfering with the ability to enjoy life in the present. Please contact me for a complementary session to see if we might be a good fit.
Basically I use a lot of self-disclosure in my discussions. I put myself in the person's shoes, since I am an AVID SKINNER disciple and subscriber to his philosophies! I also utilize the Maslow's Hierarchies of needs to demonstrate the fulfillment of life to higher degree. That being said, I then put the above techniques to use for the problems and crisis that this individual is encountering at this stage of his or her life. Making a more personal approach to define and hopefully resolve their challenged crisis.
Your marriage or premarital counseling experience can expand your understanding of yourself, your partner and the patterns of interaction between you. Our work together will give you tools to use these new insights to break out of ineffective, hurtful patterns, and create constructive, healing ways of restoring your intimacy and joy.
I am a Christian counselor specializing in couples, individuals and families. The family is worth saving and counseling is what I do to help couples better understand the dynamics within their family structure.
As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. What you need to know most about me is that I am totally committed to your healing and cleaning up your past, creating new possibilities for today, rekindling your zest for life, and creating a new life you absolutely love and fully participate in. I work with both short-term and long-term therapy clients. My goal is to develop long relationships with clients so that they feel the extra support they need during times of crisis or when they are seeking growth in their lives and relationships. Through the solution-based therapy, I will help you understand the cause of problems, find effective solutions, and learn to live more comfortable. A therapist should be a good fit for a client, so I encourage you to read more about my services or call for an initial session to see if I am the right therapist for you. In addition, I regularly take course work and continuing education in a wide variety of clinical topics to increase and update my knowledge base and experiential learning opportunities. With several years of experience as a marriage and family therapist, I also currently run and facilitate groups for women who are dealing with emotional eating issues. I also am in a partnership with Folsom Lake Fitness where I give bimonthly seminars providing tools and steps to challenge the thoughts and behaviors that prevent many from reaching their weight loss goals.
I provide intuitive counseling, spiritual healing, and energetic coaching. I work with you to create your life in validation and wellness, so you can bring your dreams and goals into your daily existence. I employ subtle body energy readings, healings, and teachings using a variety of techniques. I specialize in addiction and recovery, self-image, and enthusiasm. All of my services can easily be done long distance. I also have free daily "universal card" readings on Twitter.
As a licensed marriage and family therapist, I have expertise in reconnecting and strengthening relationships. I provide counseling to individuals, couples and families experiencing a broad range of challenges, such as the following: * Chronic worry, anxiety or feelings of depression * Substance-use concerns * Body image issues and/or disordered eating * Marriage and couple's counseling to help with relationship stressors * Parenting and/or co-parenting challenges * Intimacy issues * Reproductive loss, such as miscarriage or experience with infertility * Difficulty adjusting to or coping with new life circumstances, such as work transition, separation or recent divorce * Family counseling across generations * Counseling for grief and loss I take a strength-based approach to counseling, and together with my clients, I work to improve life satisfaction and reconnect relationships by not only working on what's wrong but also by building on what is strong. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my client's individual needs. Please contact me for a no-charge individual, couple's or family therapy consultation today.
Having been a yoga instructor for the past ten years, I bring a rich understanding of the body-mind connection as well as life experience and personal understanding to my work with individuals, couples, and families. I am committed to providing a safe and hope-filled space for my clients to explore their experiences and move toward healing and transformation. Formally trained as a family systems therapist, I offer an eclectic approach to my clients by using a foundation of client centered theory with a humanistic and existential flavor, and have extensive cognitive and behavioral techniques to use as needed. This approach is topped with a specialization in creative expression and extensive meditation and mindfulness-based stress reduction trainings.
Through my work is shown my honesty of care in seeing restoration results, however, my honesty in clients knowing the truth is also important too.
I provide marriage counseling, family therapy, spiritual counseling, and I work with young people also. I am fully licensed in the state of California.