Get your life back on track. Our world is full of distractions and stressors that impact our personal lives. Learning to become a healthful individual gives us the best chance to have a healthy family. For couples that committ to growing together the rewards are endless. Learning who we are as individuals gives us the best opportunities for success and happiness.
Secondary Trauma, Compassion Fatigue and Burn Out
Patti is committed to working closely with individuals who's lives are impacted by high frequency trauma exposure. These individuals and their families are particularly vulnerable to Secondary (Vicarous) Trauma, Burnout and Compassion Fatigue. Individuals with high trauma exposure are impacted in every aspect of their lives. Learning to become trauma resilent is key for idividuals in these careers.
Grief and Loss
Death, divorce, job and career loss are inevitable parts of the human condition. At times it is helpful to have someone to walk through the despair with. Having an understanding of what is "normal" to feel and experience can be helpful in these intense times.
Help negotiating radical change in your familiy as a result of committing to foster care or adoption. Patti is committed to helping those impacted by traumatic events. As Peter Levine writes, "Trauma is a fact of life. It does not, however, have to be a life sentence." Non-Traditional families can learn to thrive in the presence of adverse childhood experiences.
Change of any kind, positive or negetive, can bring up intense feelings in people, with help life changes can become rich moments that we learn to cherish instead of moment of paralyzing fear..
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences.