Individual, Family, Couples Counseling
We offer individual and family therapy for teens, adults, and couples. All of our therapists and coaches at Bridge Counseling and Wellness have been trained in integrative techniques and are knowledgeable about how physical health can affect emotional health. Additional training for each therapist can be found in their bios. It is important to us to provide a safe and welcoming space for people to heal and grow as we work together to individualize your therapy experience and meet your unique needs. Some of the things we can help with are:
- Post-traumatic stress
- Low self-esteem
- Life transitions
- Prenatal and postpartum therapy
- Work/life balance
- Anger and frustration
- Lack of focus and organization
- Interpersonal relationships
- Stress reduction
- Mindfulness training
- Spirituality counseling
- Parenting issues
- Trust and attachment
- Risky behaviors
- School issues
- Family conflicts
Nature and Outdoor Therapy
We offer scientifically proven, nature based therapeutic services, as well as workshops, retreats, and group adventures as part of our integrative approach.
Ecotherapy, also known as nature therapy, is a therapeutic practice that focuses on the belief that time spent in nature can have a positive impact on both body and mind. Recent studies have shown that experiences in natural settings (like a walk outside) can have a tremendous effect on individuals suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, and mood disorders.
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” –Albert Einstein
Ecotherapy is a great fit if you:
- Are experiencing a major life transition
- Are trying to heal from trauma
- Have depression, anxiety, or difficulty connecting to relationships
- Are experiencing chronic stress
- Know that nature is healing for you
- Would like to develop a stronger connection to the earth
- Are experiencing anxiety about environmental or political issues
- Would like to incorporate ritual, ceremonial, or rites of passage in your life
- Have tried traditional talk therapy with little success
- Have trouble opening up in a traditional office setting
A growing body of research indicates that simply being outdoors in the presence of nature has positive effects on our physical and mental well-being. Some people also find it easier to say what is on their minds while walking. Outdoor therapy has the added benefit of increasing vitamin D levels, boosting serotonin, improving sleep, increasing focus, and improving physical health.Your therapist will most likely be willing to do a walking session around the office anytime for no additional fee. We are also willing to meet established clients for trail walks or incorporate movement or mindfulness-based approaches according to your needs in a natural setting. Please contact your therapist directly if you’d like to arrange an off-site, outdoor session. Walk and talk sessions are $120 for 60 minutes.
During a forest bathing session, you will be guided through a leisurely walk on gentle paths under the forest canopy with activities to help you open your senses, hone your intuition, and experience the forest like you never have before. By tuning into scent, sight, sound, touch, and taste, we slow down and begin to connect with the forest by way of guided exercises, or what we call “invitations.” We draw upon mindfulness meditation practices and techniques of deep nature connection.
This is not a hike or a long walk. We will cover a relatively small amount of distance, so all are welcome regardless of age, fitness level, or outdoor experience. Please use bug spray and sunscreen before we enter the forest. Please dress in layers and bring blankets, gloves, a full water bottle, and a hat for cold weather.
Suggested donation is $20 or give what you can. Ages 18+ (anyone younger than 18 must have a parent/guardian/adult present). No pets please.
If you have questions, please email Juniper@bridgemindbody.com.
Our wellness services focus on mindfulness, movement, nutrition, and nature, all of which support mental health. In addition, we offer energy and bodywork for wellness.
Reiki is a hands on/or near body energy healing that uses universal life force energy to break down energy blocks, balancing the mind, body, and spirit. Regular treatments promote the consistent and unlocked flow of energy throughout the body. This allows people to feel less stress, enhance their learning and memory, and promote mental clarity. Reiki also aids in physical healing/less physical pain. The term comes from the Japanese words “rei,” meaning universal, and “ki,” which means vital life force energy that flows through all living things. To learn more about Reiki, visit www.reiki.org
Healing Touch is an energy therapy where practitioners consciously use their hands in a heart-centered and intentional way to support and facilitate physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. This type of therapy is a biofield (magnetic field around the body) therapy that is an energy-based approach to health and healing. It uses the gift of touch to influence the human energy system, specifically the energy field that surrounds the body, and the energy centers that control the flow from the energy field to the physical body. Healing Touch therapists focus on removing energy congestion which form in the energy fields (aura) and energy centers (chakras). Once these imbalances and disturbances are cleared, the energy channels resume their task of integrating the body, mind, and soul to restore health and promote healing. In addition, it is helpful in preventing future issues by restoring balance to energy field disturbances. These non-invasive techniques employ the hands to clear, energize, and balance the human and environmental energy fields, resulting in optimal physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health.
For more information, visit healingtouchprogr
The Havening Techniques are a healing modality designed to help individuals overcome problems resulting from traumatic encoding. The Havening Techniques belong to a larger group of methods called psychosensory therapies, which use sensory input to alter thought, mood, and behavior.
Havening can be used to help alleviate distress from:
- Emotional Eating
Bridge Counseling and Wellness offers individualized nutrition plans to meet your unique needs. You can schedule an appointment to meet with one of our certified nutrition consultants to create your personalized nutrition plan and accommodate you with your wellness goals. Nutrition sessions are $120 and Sliding scale options are also available.
Bridge Counseling and Wellness provides a therapeutic and confidential yoga class for our counseling clients. Our instructors are experienced, credentialed, and stay up-to-date in their field.
Our professional experience and definitive research suggest that exercise, yoga, and meditation are effective tools for reducing anxiety, depression, and stress. Our classes offer a safe space to experience the benefits of physical activity and are a big part of what makes our counseling center unique.
- Guided Meditation Sits: Wednesdays (starting 10/20/21)
Attend a group meditation sit to increase your meditation and mindfulness practice if that is a part of your mental health wellness plan. We open with a short discussion, sit together for 30 minutes in silence, and follow up with 10 more minutes of discussion. Free and open to all! Wednesdays at 9:30-10:15
- Therapeutic Yoga
These classes are reserved for clients of Bridge Counseling, but guests are welcome with a recommended donation of $5-20.
See our events page for more information on class times and locations.
Corporate & Group Training Services Coming to Bridge Counseling Soon
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