Individual and Couple Sessions Currently Online Only
Offering a welcoming, receptive Presence, I am deeply committed to people discovering how to access the inherent wisdom in the present moment, which guides the shift from living in the tensions that perpetuate misery in life and relationships into Being Here, at ease, no matter what.
For more information, please feel welcome to send a message via the contact page or call 831-609-9083.
WiseBeing: Mindfulness, DBT Skills Group Currently Online Only
WiseBeing Skills Group is a series of specialized skills classes that draw upon the evidenced-based skills of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), a mindfulness-based behavioral change model combining cognitive-behavioral therapy from western psychology with eastern philosophy that teaches how to experience emotions, relationships, and distress in effective in meaningful ways. This specialized training program can be useful for people looking to build upon their effectiveness in, and improve their quality of life.
DBT skills help people cope better with: • Strong reactivity to stress • Difficulty controlling and letting go of emotions • Relationship disharmony • Self-doubt • Mood-driven and Impulsive Behaviors • Intense fear of abandonment, rejection • Depression, Anxiety, Trauma and Grief Issues • Substance misuse
DBT skills training modules, with Mindfulness skills at the core, are: Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness. The class meets weekly for 2 hours. Each group begins with a brief mindfulness practice, followed by a review of the previous week’s lesson and practice with the skills, then introduction of new material. Homework practice with worksheets is assigned to support you in practicing and reinforcing the skills training during the week. These psycho-education skills can be an additional support to those already in therapy with other practitioners.
For more information or to apply for enrollment, please feel welcome to call 831-609-9083 or send an email via the contact page. While the skills are taught in 3 modules, each 8-weeks in length, enrollment to the group is open for joining at any time after the initial orientation session.
Costs: Individual screening and orientation session is $150. Each group session is $60. For Relationship and Family DBT skills sessions, please call for details and pricing.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 10am to 12pm. Currently online only.
Please note that while I do not contract with insurance companies, you are welcome to download a SuperBill from the secure online portal assigned to you upon enrollment and submit to your insurance company for possible reimbursement.