People seek counseling with a therapist when they want a supportive, objective, non-judgmental environment where the counselor and client(s) develop a therapeutic relationship that fosters positive changes. Personal growth builds life satisfaction. Dr. Posada provides this atmosphere while drawing from treatment models that are clinically proven. Depending on the individual needs of each client, she may incorporate traditional and holistic methods for optimal mental health. We need to learn how to see, tap into, and use what we already have. incorporating natural methods.
Coming into counseling for the first time can be unsettling in itself. We know it takes courage to push through the uncomfortable feelings and take this first step to come to your appointment. We provide a private, quiet, peaceful setting to help you feel more at ease.
Your first session will be an Assessment. Collaboratively, you and Dr. Posada will clearly identify what issues you want to addresss, set goals and a develop a plan of action, considering you as a unique individual.
Dr. Posada draws from therapy models she believes will be most helpful to the particular client she is seeing. Primarily, but not exclusively, she draws from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Systemic and Solution-Focused Therapy model's including Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART). The use of RRT and ART are innovative approaches that resolves the impact of trauma and/or embedded problems at a much faster rate that traditional therapeutic models.
Couples and Families seek counseling in order to develop better communication skills, resolve conflict and and live in harmony in their relationships. Dr. Posada draws from therapy models she believes will be most helpful to the particular couple she is seeing. Primarily, but not exclusively, she draws from Family Systems Models and Solution-Focused Therapy. In some cases she find it helpful to incorporate Hypnotherapy and Rapid Resolution Therapy and Accelerated Resolution Therapy.