We all experiences ups and downs. When individuals or families are struggling with difficult emotions, behaviors, memories, or events, psychotherapy is one option for support. We are passionate about working alongside our clients to support healthy adjustment, effective communication, and healing. We integrate a variety of therapeutic strategies including cognitive-behavioral techniques (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), psychodynamic therapy, and mindfulness/meditation. We will also consider how your family's culture and history influence behavior and emotions. Most importantly, we will create a space to explore your story together, without judgment.
Individual Therapy can be helpful when individuals are struggling to express their emotions in helpful ways. At Panorama Psychology, individual clients are guided to think deeply about their emotional experiences and identify healthy ways to cope with life's ups and downs. For children and adolescents, caregivers are typically expected to be involved in this process.
When one member of a family is hurting, the entire system feels their pain. Often, family struggles are related to interaction patterns or communication difficulties. Family Therapy is one way to start identifying and changing unhelpful patterns. In Family Therapy, we will work together to promote family communication, coping, and healing.
When appropriate, therapy services may be provided remotely. Under the authority of PSYPACT, teletherapy is available to clients located in the following states: AL, AZ, AR, CO, DE, DC, GA, IL, KS, KY, ME, MD, MN, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV.
Anxiety is a part of life, but when it gets in the way of living, it may be time to seek help. People with anxiety often describe feeling tense, on edge, and worrying. They also often have trouble slowing down racing, irrational thoughts, and may feel physical symptoms of anxiety such as stomachaches or headaches. Many people with anxiety struggle with or avoid situations because of fear or worry. Our team has extensive experience using evidence-based therapy including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and mindfulness to help clients cope better with anxiety, and to feel more confident and at ease. We will help you to understand your anxiety on a deeper level, and to develop new ways of responding to anxious thoughts and feelings.
Child and Adolescent Therapy
Young people today have a lot to cope with. On top of managing academics, family life, friends, and activities, many children have added pressures related to media use and fears for their future. We often see children and teens struggling with emotional expression, healthy communication, and decision making. Our team has specialized training in working with children, teens, and families with a variety of concerns including ADHD, anxiety, depression, trauma, identity exploration, and complicated family dynamics. We also have specialized experience working with families of young children ages 0-5. We will work together with your family to develop a plan to support your child's healing, growth, and resilience.
We all experience highs and lows, but sometimes the lows feel a little too low and last a little too long. Some people with depression lose interest in activities they used to find energizing. Many have trouble expressing themselves and may be confused about where the sadness is coming from. At Panorama Psychology, we provide a safe and nurturing space to explore your full range of emotions, to bring awareness to our thinking patterns, and to learn strategies to relate to your sorrow in healthier ways. We use evidence-based therapy approaches including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and mindfulness to help you on your healing journey.
At Panorama Psychology, we understand complex families. We believe that families function best when they feel like a cohesive team, and we support many families who need guidance around parenting decisions, family communication, and healthy relationships. We also have extensive experience working with two-household families, and we know the toll that family conflict can take on a system. Our clinicians can help your family cope with major life changes and transitions, and we offer parent-only therapy that is proven to be effective for a number of issues including anxiety and behavior concerns.
Few people manage to go through life without encountering traumatic situations. However, our emotional responses to trauma vary widely and some people find themselves needing help to process their trauma. Whether you have troubling memories from your childhood, or have been through a physically or emotionally traumatic event as an adult, therapy can help you process those experiences in a safe and unhurried way. At Panorama Psychology, our clinicians provide a warm and affirming space for you to explore your trauma without judgement. We find that an initial openness to this difficult healing process can lead to feeling more at peace in your body and mind.
At Panorama Psychology, we recognize that many men were socialized to deal with emotions in certain ways that may not always lead to the best results. Men often struggle to express a wide range of emotions, which impacts their relationships and general satisfaction. Many men also feel lonely or isolated, and they find themselves craving emotional connection but without the skills to achieve that type of closeness. We have experience working with men to navigate challenges including anxiety, depression, managing multiple roles, and feeling emotionally isolated or closed off. We provide a safe space for men to be honest and compassionate with themselves, and to develop tools for navigating work, relationships, and emotions.
We recognize that due to discrimination and hate, individuals identifying as part of the LGBTQ+ community experience higher rates of emotional challenges such as depression and anxiety. We also recognize that LGBTQ+ affirming environments help protect against some of these emotional challenges. At Panorama Psychology, we have extensive experience working with those who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community, including children exploring their identities, adolescents navigating peer and family interactions, and family members who strive to be strong allies for their loved ones. Our clinicians have a deep understanding of the impacts of non-affirming community norms, as well as how those interact with mental health struggles and identity development.
Family therapy is often recommended when there are disruptions to relationships between family members. Whether you have concerns about attachment or behavior with your young child, want to strengthen communication with your pre-teen or teenager, or are navigating family changes, our clinicians have the expertise to help. We have specialized training and experience in areas such as attachment, behavioral concerns, and the emotional aspects of communication and relationships. Family therapy also provides a space for families to explore their communication patterns with an expert who can direct them toward healthier and more harmonious ways of interacting. We often find that even when it seems that only one family member is struggling, addressing wider family dynamics is the most powerful path to healing.
At Panorama Psychology, we understand the strengths and challenges associated with neurodiversity. We recognize that individuals with labels such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are not defined by their diagnoses, but instead can be empowered by understanding their own strengths and growth areas. At the same time, we know that individuals with these labels often experience depression, anxiety, peer difficulties, and other emotional and behavioral challenges. We often work with children, adolescents, and families to nurture the strengths associated with neurodiversity while also helping them to cope with common challenges. Some individuals call their diagnoses their "superpowers," and our clinicians can help you or your child use those powers for good.