Therapy is a very personal process. Sometimes it is necessary to talk about painful feelings or difficult decisions.
T FORD CONSULTING offers you a safe, confidential place to talk about your life and anything that may be confusing, painful, or uncomfortable. This is an opportunity to talk to someone who is trained to listen attentively and help you improve things. Only accepting private pay at this time.
Therapy is provided online using a secured platform at this time.
Compassion Fatigue Counseling (6-8 sessions)
Compassion fatigue is a preoccupation with absorbing trauma and emotional stresses of others, and this creates secondary traumatic stress in the helper. Compassion fatigue can be defined as the emotional residue of exposure of working with those suffering from the consequences of traumatic events.
The prolonged exposure from listening to clients’ traumatic stories makes you susceptible to compassion fatigue and is not always easily identifiable. The impacts of burnout emerge gradually over time and are easily identified to direct links and stressors within the working and personal life. Each session will focus on assisting you with developing a plan to restore a healthy balance in your life.
Grief Counseling (6-8 sessions)
Grief is the emotional and physical reaction you have when you cope with the impact of a loss – even though it might feel overwhelming, grief is a normal, healthy part of the healing process after experiencing a loss. For some moving on and returning to normal activities becomes a struggle. This is where grief counseling can support you. Each session will support you to better understand the grieving process, to process your grief and assist you in working through the stages of grief.
Solution Focused Brief Therapy (6-8 sessions)
Solution-focused therapy is a type of treatment that highlights an individual's ability to solve problems, rather than why or how the problem was created. While engaged in SFBT individuals finds his or her own way to a solution based on his or her emerging definitions of goals, strategies, strengths, and resources. Therapy sessions focus on goal-oriented questioning to assist you in moving into a future-oriented direction.
• It is based on solution-building rather than problem-solving.
• The therapeutic focus is on the individual's desired future rather than on past problems or current conflicts.
• Individuals are encouraged to increase the frequency of current useful behaviors.
• The goal is to help individuals find alternatives to current undesired patterns of behavior,
cognition, and interaction.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy & Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (6-8 sessions)
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy (MBSR) teaches "mindfulness," which is focusing only on things happening in the present moment. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy teaches people to consciously pay attention to their thoughts and feelings without placing any judgments upon them.
Mindfulness is not a time to "zone out" or "space out" but is rather a time to purposefully pay attention and be aware of your surroundings, your emotions, your thoughts, and how your body feels. Each session you will gain an understanding of how your mind operates to experience a greater sense of control and feel better integrated managing life.