About Therapy

Therapy with me may be a little different from what you have experienced before. I take you on a journey deep into your inner world in order to access your own inner wisdom and heal.

 

Many of my sessions are conducted using altered states of consciousness, including depth hypnosis, shamanic journeying, or a meditation-like process called IFS (also known as "Parts Work".)

Through these methods, you can learn to love yourself more deeply, become more conscious and self-aware, gain insight into deeply held patterns, and heal the wounds underlying the symptoms that are bringing you into therapy.

The psychotherapy field is headed in a new direction. It's going deeper than talk therapy alone (even if the Midwest is lagging a bit behind on this!) That's why I like to do things a little differently. Discover my approach below. 

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Techniques I Use

  • Internal Family Systems: Get to know, love, heal, and integrate every part of yourself. **I am level 3 trained in this method. Read more here.

  • Depth Hypnosis: Experience a spiritual approach that works within your own personal worldview. Explore your inner world to connect to guidance and experience profound healing using an altered state of consciousness. This includes regressions and dream work. **have studied Depth Hypnosis and it is a core part of my practice. Learn more here.

  • Shamanic Counseling: Learn how to tap into inner guidance and the earth's wisdom to help you heal. **have completed advanced studies in Applied Shamanism.

  • Mindfulness and Self-Compassion: Become more present, aware, relaxed, and loving towards your emotions. **I worked at a mindfulness center in Thailand for 18 months.

  • The Enneagram: Learn your main personality type, its strengths, its challenges, and heal your deepest wounds. **Learn more here.

  • TRE (Trauma/Tension Releasing Exercises): Literally "shake off" stress and tension. **I am a certified TRE provider. Learn more here.

Online & In-Person Therapy

As it currently stands, I am offering clients a choice of online or in-person sessions. I am vaccinated and the chairs in my office are set 6 feet apart. In-person sessions take place on Monday through Wednesday. Thursday and Friday are online-only days. It is up to you whether we wear masks in sessions.

Online therapy will be conducted over a HIPAA-compliant video platform, similar to zoom. You can access the platform easily via computer, laptop, or smartphone.

Some clients prefer only online sessions, only in-person sessions, or a hybrid of both. I do my best to accommodate your preferences. 

**Updated September 2021 and subject to change

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My Approach

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EXPERIENTIAL

Go on a dynamic, visual, imaginative, and exciting trip through your inner world to heal your psyche

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MINDFUL

I help you become more a more conscious human being, feel safe in your body, and enjoy life in the present moment

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TRAUMA-SENSITIVE

I’ve studied shock, developmental, and attachment trauma and the methods I use are helpful for healing it

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TRANSPERSONAL
 
Experience yourself as a spiritual being inextricably connected with all of life, and connect to a sense of wonder, awe, and guidance

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HOLISTIC

Experience therapy as a way to harmonize your mind, body, emotions, and spirit

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HUMANIZING

I don’t define you by a diagnosis. I see you as a human first, and your symptoms as clues to deeper pain that we work towards healing

Who I Love To Work With

I work with people who are excited to make a change by doing deep inner work that gets to the core of their issues while becoming more conscious, mindful individuals along the way. 

Many of my clients...

  • Have spiritual curiosity and a mystical side to them

  • Are highly sensitive and/or intuitive feeling types (think NF on the Meyers-Briggs test, like INFJ or INFP)

  • Have a strong desire and motivation to grow and heal

  • Want to connect to their inner light and love the parts of them that are suffering

  • See the obstacles they encounter in life as opportunities for growth

  • Value connecting to the natural world

  • Have perhaps already been to therapy or independent personal growth work and are ready for something "more"

  • Are curious to try an experiential, holistic, and transpersonal approach to therapy

  • Want to make the world a better place

  • Are entrepreneurs, business owners, creatives, artists, or are therapists or healers themselves

 

PSA: LGBTQ+ and people of diverse religious, ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds are welcomed and loved in my office!

What I Love To Help You Do

  • Incorporate spirituality into the healing process, whatever that means for you

  • Befriend your emotions and learn how to understand the messages they are sending you

  • Learn to love yourself, and use this loving presence to transform even your darkest parts into something beautiful

  • End the inner war and feel more at home inside your own mind

  • Heal from old trauma and become the person you want to be

  • Tap into your inner wisdom and use this to guide your healing process

  • Learn how to access wisdom and guidance so you can become your own healer and move through life with more ease… both now, and long after therapy is over

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Many of My Clients Are Experiencing The Following...

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ANXIETY & SELF-ESTEEM ISSUES

Feeling worried, on edge, never able to relax, secretly insecure, or worried no one likes them

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TRAUMATIC PASTS

Feeling unable to break free from past hurts and burdens and stuck in patterns that aren't serving them

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EMOTIONAL OVERWHELM

Unsure how to stay centered and manage their emotions and may identify as "highly sensitive"

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SPIRITUALLY SEEKING
 
Are spiritually curious and intuitively "know" that spirituality can be an integral part of their healing process, but aren't sure how to use it to heal just yet

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EXPLORING THEIR PATH

Unsure who they are and what they want to do with their lives. Wanting to get to know themselves better so they can choose a life path that feels rewarding to them

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RELATIONSHIP ISSUES
 
Craving deeper connections, but always chasing the wrong people, getting stuck in unhelpful patterns, or unable to create meaningful relationships

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TESTIMONIALS FOR WORKING WITH EMMA

“With Emma, you can go on a lovely trip inwards if you want to heal your inner world in a professional, safe, and personal setting and place. I think she’s a lovely person, she’s so supportive, creative and grounded, a great listener, knows what she’s doing and willing to help you the best she can.”

-Past Client

TESTIMONIAL

“This review is for my experience with “Inner Harmony”, a six week course in IFS, as well as a private IFS session with Emma: Firstly, it seems to me that Emma clearly shares her practice from a place of personal results and healing. The tools and concepts that she shares are shared with an intimate understanding that tells me that she utilizes them regularly. Maybe more importantly, this tells me that she believes fully in what she is sharing.

 

Secondly, IFS as a practice seems to me to hold infinite healing/therapeutic potential. The framework that IFS provides to explore the mind is simple to navigate and, if one is willing, powerful to behold. I enjoy seeing the world through the lens of IFS on occasion.

 

Lastly, with the help of Emma, I am successfully navigating these challenging times of Covid-19. In this time, I have experienced doubts and fears and anxieties. Emma, through the lens of IFS, has assisted my process of healing some of the roots of these emotions so that I may live life with more clarity. Thank you, Emma.”

-SAMUEL WYANT

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