Methods of Therapy

Your therapeutic journey means developing relationships—CONNECTING your body, mind, and spirit, REUNITING with your creativity and expression, and COLLABORATING with a healthcare professional to discover empowering resources for a successful journey towards optimal health and well-being. Here are our areas of expertise at Mind Body Connections:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
In this action-oriented approach, “clients learn to stop avoiding, denying, and struggling with their inner emotions and, instead, accept that
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Art Therapy
Art Therapy focuses on activating inner strengths and abilities through the creative process. Participants may use crayons, markers, paint, pastels,
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Attachment Theory
Attachment theory states that a strong emotional and physical attachment to at least one primary caregiver is critical to personal
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Body-Centered Psychotherapy
This term describes therapeutic approaches that integrate a client’s physical body into the therapy process. At the foundation of the
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
One of the most highly researched evidenced based forms of therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps the client to identify
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Dance/Movement Therapy
Based on the empirically supported premise that the body, mind and spirit are interconnected, the American Dance Therapy Association defines
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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
In Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), clients learn mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills to help them achieve
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Internal Family Systems
The goal of Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy is to achieve balance and harmony within the internal system by differentiating
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Mindfulness
When we use the term mindfulness, we refer to “an openhearted, moment to moment, non-judgmental awareness” (Kabat-Zinn, 2005, p. 24).
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Person-Centered Therapy
This type of therapy uses a non-authoritative approach that allows clients to take more of a lead in discussions so
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Relational-Cultural Model
Originally named the Feminist Perspective, this theory suggests that relationship is at the core of healthy growth and development. It
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Trauma Informed Therapy
Trauma informed care is an approach that aims to engage people with histories of trauma, recognize the presence of trauma
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