Therapy Methods

Neuro-Spiritual Model

The Neuro-Spiritual Model of Psychotherapy was developed by Dr. Moreen Rubin. The NSM focuses on aligning your mind, body and spirit through the use of neuroscience and spirituality. This special method for healing is an integrative and holistic approach to psychotherapy. When the mind, body and spirit are not in alignment, an individual experiences feeling stuck, lost and confused. So many individuals are unable to feel fulfilled because their past is blocking their vision of their future.  It is incredibly painful to be affected by your past and feel stuck and unable to make a change. The neuro-spiritual model targets 3 major areas of healing; the mind, the body and the spirit. The model is not based in any form of biblical or religious teachings. Dr. Rubin uses specialized assessments to identify which areas are out of alignment and uses tools to promote neurogenesis to set you free from your past. 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CBT or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is often described as a triangle which connects thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Through CBT, you can change certain habits or behaviors by recognizing certain thoughts or feelings and replacing an unhealthy behavior with a healthy one. CBT is very effective in treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to new a few.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

DBT or Dialectical Behavioral Therapy was originally developed to treat people with personality disorders but has shown to be very useful with treating depression, eating disorders, addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and addiction. The four focus of DBT are mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. DBT works well with managing impulsivity and tolerating uncomfortable emotions.

Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy

(ERP) or Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy targets stopping repetitive behaviors such as compulsions. Exposure means facing one’s fears repeatedly until the fear dissolves. With ERP, you can learn to manage obsessive thoughts and behaviors.

Intuitive and Mindful Eating

Intuitive and Mindful Eating therapy is developed to help people heal from the psychological and physical side effects of chronic dieting. This treatment will teach you to turn inward and discover satisfaction and fullness feel like when you honor your health and taste buds. This therapy works great for folks who respond to stress by turning to food. Great therapy of chronic for chronic dieters, recovering from an eating disorder, and emotional eating.

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Attachment- Based Therapy

Attachment- Based Therapy looks at the connection between your early attachments to your caregivers, usually parents and the ability to form healthy emotional and physical relationships as an adult. If you have difficulty with having a healthy relationship, serial dating, fear of commitment, fear of abandonment, staying in a toxic relationship for too long or difficulty finding a healthy partner, this is the right approach for you.

Trauma Informed Therapy

A Trauma Informed Therapist is aware of the complex impact of trauma on a person’s suffering and how it shapes a person’s efforts to cope. Dr. Mo is a Certified Trauma therapist and can help you navigate a wide range of trauma including, relational trauma, sexual trauma, physical trauma, emotional trauma, or financial trauma. As a trauma informed therapist, Dr. Mo can help you get unstuck from the fear, depression, memories and feelings associated with one or many traumatic events. You might not consider your life experience to include trauma. The reality is a wide range of life events can cause trauma, some are easier to recognize than others. Essentially, trauma is an experience that emotionally or physically threatens our well-being. Research clearly shows that adverse life events do have an impact on your physical health and may shorten your life or bring upon poor health. Examples of adverse life events include racial or ethnic discrimination, verbal abuse, cyberbullying, surviving divorce, experiencing a medical crisis, emotional blackmail, and immigrating to a new country. There’s even research about adverse life events and the impact it has on body weight.

Cognitive Processing Therapy for Trauma

CPT or Cognitive Processing Therapy is a cognitive behavioral treatment for PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. CPT has been shown to be very effective in reducing PTSD symptoms related to a variety of traumatic events including abuse, combat, assault and natural disasters. It’s focused on helping people who are “stuck” in their thoughts about a trauma. It is considered one of the most effective treatments for trauma and usually takes about 12 sessions.

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Mindfulness- Based Cognitive Therapy or MBCT combines cognitive therapy, mediation and mindfulness. Research has shown that MBCT was shown to reduce the risk of relapse for people who experience recurrent depression by nearly 50%, regardless of their sex, age, education or relationship status. It also can reduce cravings for addictive substances.

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