Your therapy should work for you. There are many ways that talk therapy can help you better understand how you are creating your life and reacting what is happening in the world. Beyond talk therapy, you can also learn how to focus on and reconnect to your body through somatic therapy interventions.
Area of focus: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM)(for all EPCP therapists)
Your needs as a couple change over time. Therapy is a neutral space where you can come together as a couple and have guided conversations to strengthen your relationship.
Area of focus: LGBTQ Couples, Pre-marital counseling, Relationship and Sexual Wellness, Healing from betrayal, Non-monogamous/Kink couples (all EPCP Therapists)
Being your own boss as a small business owner, creative professional, freelancer, or entrepreneur can be very different from doing the work you are passionate about. Learn the skills you need to develop your business structure, career path, and professional community. Understanding the relationship between depression, anxiety, trauma, and your professional identity and development allows you to move forward in your career in a healthy and mindful way.
Areas of focus: Business Strategy and Goal Setting, Building Professional Community, Effective Communication (Vanessa Spooner, Psy.D.)
Learning your attachment style gives you the knowledge you need to change your patterns of how you relate to others. It is a template of how we feel when we are getting close to others. Whether you are about to become a parent, are a new parent, or are just looking to understand why you make the choices that you do in relationships, your attachment style is a powerful tool to create healthier relationships.
Areas of focus: Women who are pregnant, Infant Caregiver Pairs, Adult Attachment (Lillian Heilveil, AMFT)
LGBTQ Affirmative Therapy
Therapy can be a sex positive space where people on LGBT continuum can have the support they need to achieve a sense of wholeness and personhood not mirrored by heteronormative society. With non-judgment, empathy, and directness your therapist will also hold space for you to explore intersections of cultural, racial, and ethnic identity.
Areas of focus: coming out, gender identity, HIV/AIDS, sexual compulsivity, alcoholism/addiction, codependency (Ian Jensen, AMFT)
Group therapy allows you the possibility to actually try out new ways of communicating in your relationships. It is a very dynamic experience of receiving support and helpful feedback from others. We are currently interviewing for several groups.
Areas of focus: Gay Men’s Process Group (Ian Jensen, AMFT), Actors Process Group (Danielle Syslo, AMFT), Co-Ed Process Group (Vanessa Spooner, Psy.D.)