Therapy

Dr. Ahmadinia offers therapy to adult individuals, couples, and groups. Recommended treatment may be short or long-term, based on each client’s specific needs.

What I Provide:

  • Individual therapy
  • Couples therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Teletherapy
  • Speaking engagements
  • Consultation

Areas of Specialization:

  • Trauma & Abuse (sexual, physical, combat)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Emotion regulation difficulties
  • Self-esteem
  • Relationship issues
  • Perfectionism
  • Phase of life concerns
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Mindful Parenting
  • Stress Management

MY TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY

I operate from an integrative health perspective in which we work together to achieve physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of symptoms or difficulties. With extensive experience in research supported interventions including mindfulness-based, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral approaches, my approach is informed by evidence and focuses on the whole person. In order to individualize treatment, I account for your unique set of circumstances, as well as physical, emotional, cultural, and environmental influences that impact your health and wellbeing. 

Our life experiences and the relationships we have over a lifetime largely impact the patterns we develop, how we see ourselves, and how we interact with the world around us. However, for many of us these thoughts and beliefs may get in the way of us moving towards the life that we want. We will expand awareness of your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and appreciate what is working for you and identify areas for change. I balance self-reflection with active change in service of giving you the freedom to choose behaviors and actions that are consistent with your values. Understanding yourself and your experiences in a compassionate manner can strengthen self-confidence and resilience, leading you to build stronger relationships, be open to new possibilities, and ultimately to live a fuller life.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

The first few sessions will be spent discussing what brought you to therapy and what issues I might be able to assist you with. During this initial phase, we will collaboratively create a plan for moving forward. Therapy can be time-limited, or an ongoing process depending on your needs and interests. Together, we will establish mutually agreed-upon therapy goals.

 

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