For Community Members

Relationship/Career/Family/Wellness/Balance/Identity​

 

**The COVID-19 Pandemic encouraged us to start providing virtual visits.

We found it to be so beneficial, we decided to offer Tele-Therapy sessions indefinitely, as appropriate.

We have several therapists whom are trained and competent in the delivery of virtual visits. 

Click here for more information on our COVID-19 policies and Tele-Therapy Services**
 

Counseling

Carve Your Own Path (CYOP) specializes in a trauma-informed, culturally competent, LGBTQ+ affirming, and holistic approach to counseling. We utilize the mind body-connection as a basis for our treatment interventions to support your healing from physical and mental health conditions. Every symptom has a source, and our goal is to help you learn how to heal yourself in a supportive, inclusive environment. 

 

Some of these conditions and symptoms we notice our clients consistently reporting include:

Anxiety / Worry 

Anger / Irritability

Chronic Pain  / Illness

Depression / Lack of Motivation

Excessive Alcohol / Drug Use  

Family Stress / Conflict

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Gastrointestinal Issues

High Blood Pressure

Migraines 

Panic Attacks

Sleep Problems

Individualized Mind-Body Services:

Art Therapy:

Art Therapy is an integrative mental health and human services profession that enriches the lives of individuals, families, and communities through active art-making, creative process, applied psychological theory, and human experience within a psychotherapeutic relationship. Art Therapy, facilitated by a professional art therapist, effectively supports personal and relational treatment goals as well as community concerns.

Art Therapy is used to improve cognitive and sensory-motor functions, foster self-esteem and self-awareness, cultivate emotional resilience, promote insight, enhance social skills, reduce and resolve conflicts and distress, and advance societal and ecological change. -American Art Therapy Association

Arts and Crafts

Embodied Therapy:

We know based on research that our bodies can store our emotions and trauma.  When we use embodied interventions we are able to bring the brain (emotional) and the body (physiological) together. In this session we will work to create meaningful interactions using our body including breathwork to release emotions or trauma that may be stuck.  Yoga combined with breathwork are a great place to start experiencing and exploring embodiment.

During this session a gentle yoga practice will assist in bringing about awareness of physical sensations and how our body might respond to different situations. Embodied therapy is an integrative practice that creates a sacred space where time expands and slows down, allowing you to find your deepest sense of self.

Meditating

Reiki:

Reiki means life-force energy. Everything in this world gives energy. There can be times in our life that our vibrational energy is low, restricted or blocking our Chakras. There are seven main chakras, which align the spine, starting from the base of the spine through to the crown of the head.

When your Chakras are blocked so is your flow of energy. This can lead to experiences of feeling stuck in life, feeling not good enough, feeling sluggish or lethargic, being inflexible, decrease in stress tolerance, experiencing pain and stiffness in your body, and feeling ungrounded and unsettled.

Reiki helps facilitate the flow of energy in your body and creates well-being. 

Yoga:

Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India around 400 C.E. The word yoga is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, meaning  “to unite”. The practice aims to create union between body, mind and spirit, as well as between the individual self and universal consciousness. Such a union tends to neutralize ego-driven thoughts and behaviors, creating a sense of spiritual awakening. -Yogapedia 

The relaxation techniques incorporated in yoga can lessen chronic pain, Regular yoga practice creates mental clarity and calmness; increases body awareness; relieves chronic stress patterns; relaxes the mind; centers attention; and sharpens concentration. -Natalie Nevins, DO, American Osteopathic Association

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What to Expect

 

CYOP provides a FREE 15 min initial phone consult for anyone interested to explore their specific reasons for presenting for therapy, discuss possible treatment options and ensure appropriateness of fit. 

Here is a thoughtfully compiled list of questions to ask the therapist during the a consult call from My Destanation

If we feel we are a good fit for your needs, we will get you scheduled for an initial assessment with your therapist. This appointment allows your therapist to understand you better and identify an individualized plan for your healing. 

 

*Completing your intake paperwork at least 24 hours prior to the initial assessment appointment, will expedite the process for both you and your therapist.*

Ready to schedule your first appointment? Have questions and need to contact us for more information?

But Wait, There's More!!

 

We pride ourselves on being a river, not a reservoir and want to pour into and improve our community.

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