Brain-Based Counseling, Mind-Body Therapies, PTSD & Couples
Neuropsychology and somatic therapies can help you become attuned to your feelings, expand the way you think, and gain control over your reactions as it effects your body. Balance five areas of wellness and become high functioning. Experience a positive change by getting to the root of unwanted thoughts and behaviors. Become your "authentic self" by managing and/or eliminating overthinking, negative self-talk and toxic stress. Remove the emotional charge of traumatic memories, family patterns, and self-defeating language. Calm your nerves, reduce your heart rate, and daily stressors through mind-body work. You can feel more rested, experience better clarity, and know yourself more fully. Reduce muscle tension, stress, headaches and chronic pain with HeartMath Technologies, BrainTap, EMDR, BrainSpotting, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Neuro Linguistic Programming, and Guided Imagery.
Develop advanced communication, optimize problem solving strategies to break cycles of dysfunction such as the pursuer versus the distancer. Process unfinished business while overcoming perpetual issues. Explore family of origin differences and understand one another’s worldview. Eliminate criticism, nagging, and personal attacks creating fair fighting rules, mutual respect, admiration, and win-win outcomes. Expand goal setting and shared meaning for a lasting connection. Build Love Maps and maintain Intimacy using your partners love language. I help couples re-connect using The Gottman Method which includes a thorough assessment of the couple’s relationship and integrates research-based interventions.
Need help adjusting and moving through a traumatic life experience, or a death of a loved one? I guide clients through these challenges with the companioning model. Experience new ways to honor your loved ones, share their story and/or build a legacy in their memory. I can help process anger, reactivity, emotional and psychological pain that's keeping you stuck. Develop debriefing skills by desensitizing unwanted body sensations, flashbacks and unrelenting hypervigilance. Whether you are re-acclimating to civilian life or have had a life altering event I can assist you. I have helped clients calm their anxiety, create healthy boundaries, and connect with others more effectively. We can collaboratively expand your approach to healing by diffusing fear, breaking away from the cycle of suffering, and establish lifelong resiliency.
Gain advanced intervention strategies based on practical neuroscience. Develop core competencies in trauma informed care. Build resiliency through whole brainintegration. Feeling stuck with clients? Let me help you customize creative interventions you can use to move forward. Learn to network and build a thriving private practice. Connect and collaborate with other therapists in our workshop & training series. Apply Neuroscience to clinical practice for faster and lasting results. Psychoeducation/Skill Building and Consultation on your specific cases.
Do you want to utilize in-depth industry knowledge to influence people, impact sales and profits for your organization? Become or train your sales staff and managers to lead staff that are more self-aware, self-reliant, and adept. Build team players who have intrinsic motivation, high emotional and social intelligence with growth mindsets that independently get results. Want to understand the psychology behind human behavior, thoughts, motivation and influence? Develop organizational strategies to improve efficiency, time management, and procrastination. Expand your awareness with value-based goals. Increase cultural competence and understand patterns in various personality types to better equip you in today's global market. NLP Coaching Model- is a powerful tool used as a complement to other more traditional coaching techniques. With NLP, change happens not only at a conscious action–oriented level; it also occurs at a subconscious level resulting in lasting change. Practicing NLP techniques will increase your logic, emotional state regulation, and intuitive thinking while programming your subconscious to work in alignment with conscious goals.
$100-$125 (60-90 Min. Sessions) * Reduced Costs for Veterans, Police Officers, Firefighters, & First Respondents*Learn More
$125-$150 (60-90 Min. Sessions) Gottman Couples Counseling and/or Integrative Coaching ServicesLearn More
$125-$225 (60-120 Min. Sessions) Individual and Small Group Coaching,Training, & ConsultingLearn More
Traumatic Grief, PTSD & Building Resilience for Both Counselor and Client ○ Pete Sandoval, LPC, NCC, CCTP and Nichole Oliver, LPC, NCC, CCTP ○ In this presentation, participants will get an opportunity to explore the various aspects of grief, trauma and the overlap between the two. Participants will delve into the neuroscience behind trauma, types of trauma, and its impact on the brain and body. The material will also cover some of the latest neuroscience based methodologies for trauma, how they work, and their clinical implications for both client and therapist. Next, participants will discuss the elements of trauma-informed care and the implications for their clinical application for higher clinical outcomes. Additionally, dimensions of grief and methodology for processing it with clients will be explored. Lastly, the concepts of burn out, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma will be examined including the warning signs and symptoms. Participants will then review methods for creating a self-care plan. Please contact the CSAC at 314-516-6099 or email@example.com with any questions.Read More
Gain advanced intervention strategies based on practical neuroscience. Develop core competencies in trauma care. Deal with issues of burnout and compassion fatigue. Feeling stuck with clients? Let me help you customize creative interventions you can use to move forward. Brain-Based Strategies, Skill Building and Consultation on your specific cases, mind-body techniques to use with clients, building a private practice, marketing, navigating insurance panels, consulting on cases, etc. E-mail to save your spot today.Read More
Gain core competencies in working with children, adolescents and adults with trauma. Delve deeper into neurobiology, epigenetics, polyvagal theory, and Adverse Childhood Experiences causing the fight, flight and freeze states. Develop techniques to access, diffuse, and intervene with the latest neuroscience. Help individuals/families build resiliency utilizing six principles of trauma informed care. This information and techniques would be helpful for counselors/social workers, school counselors, case managers, first responders, and juvenile detention officers.Read More
Gain a deeper understanding of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and how it effects the mind and body. We will explore the various origins and symptoms from a neurobiological, epigenetic, and an environmental perspective through the psychological response’s clients present with. This seminar will help you advance your clinical skills by developing core competencies in recognizing, accessing, and treating clients with trauma. Learn the latest brain-based strategies to build resiliency while utilizing Trauma Informed CareRead More
Origins & Causes DSM-V Criteria & Cultural Considerations Signs & Symptoms Neurobiological Components Dynamics of Psychological Responses & Subconscious Mechanisms Six Principles of Trauma Informed Care Techniques to Access, Recognize, and Diffuse Grounding Techniques & Mindful Practices Reducing/Shifting Fight, Flight & Freeze Coping Skills that Build ResiliencyRead More
Overview of burn out, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Warning signs, symptoms, neurobiological and psychological mechanisms Measure your own stress response Develop a self care plan to build resiliency Gain an understanding of the Essentials of Grief Explore the three Dimensions and types of Grief Components of Traumatic Grief & PTSD Overlap Best Practices- Trauma Informed Care & Death NotificationsRead More
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