• Supportive Psychotherapy

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    Supportive psychotherapy is a dynamic and direct treatment that focuses on assisting individuals in maintaining, restoring, and improving agency, empathy, insight, and self-esteem. With a focus on enhancing adaptive functioning, supportive psychotherapy works to be thoughtful and sensitive to each person’s individuality.

    Supportive psychotherapy can help with:

    • Cognitive impairments (e.g., TBI)
    • Exploring personality
    • Enhancing relationships
    • Managing transitions
    • Motivation
    • Optimizing functioning
    • Processing life circumstances
    • Relapse prevention 
    • Self-harm

    A therapeutic approach that relies heavily on the therapeutic relationship, supportive psychotherapy emphasizes the importance of trust and mutual respect. Fostering the development of a safe space, supportive psychotherapy meets people where they are through informed communication.

    Core elements of Supportive psychotherapy:

    • Authentic communication
    • Encouragement
    • Normalizing
    • Praise
    • Psychoeducation
    • Reassurance
    • Reframing
    • Thoughtful feedback

    Through Supportive psychotherapy, you will be able to build a therapeutic relationship that meets you where you are and assists you in your current wellness goals.

    If you or someone you know would like to increase self-understanding and/or begin the journey of processing their journey, please contact me today and we can begin to build together.