Therapeutic Services Provided

Providing individual, couples and family counseling.

Treatment specialization includes:

  • Trauma/EMDR

    • Marie assists her clients in processing a variety of traumatic events by utilizing various EMDR interventions. These interventions work by changing negative life experiences and belief systems and then installing new and positive beliefs. This allows clients the ability to then see their life and their experiences in a new and completely changed way.

  • Addiction and Recovery

    •  Marie specializes in serving clients who are coping with issues related to alcohol, chemical dependency, and eating disorders, with underlying issues of anxiety, depression, and negative belief systems.

  • Therapy for Anxiety and Depression

    • By removing and desensitizing the triggers that contribute to anxiety and depression, Marie is able to effectually assist her clients in leading the life that they desire without being held down by anxiety and depression.

  • Couples Counseling

    • A main focus in couples counseling with Marie is to help clients examine how they, as well as their partner, interacts with each other within the relationship. After exploration of current relationship dynamics are completed, Marie supports clients in implementing helpful tools specifically designed to improve relations.

  • Eating Disorders

    • Another specialty area for Marie, the basis of eating disorders lies in identifying the onset of any emotional experience that may have contributed to the onset of this category of disorders. Marie works with clients to recognize the triggers (food triggers and emotional triggers), and then to desensitize the negative beliefs that surround body image. Marie also works with clients to incorporate nutritional response testing in efforts to discover any allergies, explore supplementation options, and to formulate a specific plan of what to add to the body as to allow functioning at its highest potential.

  • Family Counseling

    • Marie helps her family counseling clients to learn positive ways to communicate and connect successfully with each other through learning and implementing proven methods designed to increase this connection and enhance relationship satisfaction.

  • Parenting Support

    • Marie employs an interactive approach that helps clients detect ways that they can assist their children in identifying their goals, as well as more effectually communicate with others. This approach provides benefits to both the child(ren) and the parents.

  • Grief Counseling

    • Marie’s specialized form of grief counseling helps clients to process through hurtful and disturbing parts of their loss, including any negative beliefs about self, in order to support the gentle and respectful loosening of the hold that the feelings of sadness and of loss often have on people. Using interventions intended to install the happiest memories, similar to a tribute of the client’s loved one, Marie supports clients to further honor their loved one and the relationship that they shared.

  • Work and Career Issues

    • Marie assists clients in discovering ways to better connect and communicate with those with whom they work. Major focus of this work lies in establishing an action plan, determining priorities, sifting through any unnecessary actions being taken, and strengthening core belief values (which in turn better aids clients through effective communication).

  • Stress Management

    • Counseling to address concerns of stress incorporates multiple intervention levels. At its core, Marie’s therapy interventions are designed to discover what is causing stress, address the negative belief systems attached, and then strengthen the positive belief systems in efforts to unblock the brain neural network that holds the stress.

  • Conflict Resolution

    • When working with clients desiring resolution of ongoing conflicts, Marie focuses on helping clients to identify their roles within the interaction cycle, and then to learn and implement more effective and healthy ways to interact with each other.

  • EMDR Consultant

    • As a Certified EMDR Consultant, Marie is accredited to train and guide newly-trained EMDR therapists through the complexities of this modality so that they can provide an uppermost level of care for their clients. While providing direction and supervision to her supervisees, Marie continues to further her own knowledge of new developments in the field by attending trainings, workshops, and conferences in order to maintain continued requirements for her Consultant status.

  • Equine Therapy for Individuals, Couples and Groups

    • Marie uses Equine Therapy as an aid to benefit clients through building trust, fostering attachment, and learning ways to successfully navigate their relationships with the use of horses during treatment sessions.

I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized and individualized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for.