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At Life Strategies, we understand that your happiness and well-being are important to you, and we are passionate about assisting you in this process. Our therapists specialize in a wide range of mental and behavioral health concerns and utilize a client-centered approach to meet the diverse needs of each individual. For children, we use play-based, behavioral therapy while working closely alongside parents and caregivers. We strive to create a safe and nonjudgmental space that is open to all individuals, couples, and families. Please contact our office to schedule an intake session!

Childhood years can be difficult at various periods of time for families and children alike. Children and adolescents face a number of issues and stressors that can be addressed through therapy. Therapists will work with you and your child to process concerns and equip and guide families and children through these difficult times.

Therapists use a variety of tools & methods to interact with your child and gather valuable information. By using a client-centered approach, we will provide you with strategies to address your specific concerns and enhance your child’s well-being.

  • Child/Adolescent Behavior Concerns
  • Support for Families with Children who have Special Needs
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • School Related Concerns
  • Peer relationships/Bullying
  • Parenting and Family Challenges
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Remarriage and Blended Family Concerns
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety and Stress Reduction
  • Anger and Frustration
  • Social and Emotional Concerns

Therapists work with a variety of parental and child concerns, some examples include the following:

1. Children who have had recent difficulties adjusting to a life change such as a recent parent divorce, new school, loss of a loved one, illness, environment change, etc. who may benefit from ways of coping and managing these stressors.

2. Children who experience difficulties with daily tasks, routines, and responsibilities. These challenges include issues with homework completion, ignoring parental requests, frequent behavioral and emotional outbursts, social difficulties, and school/classroom concerns, among other challenges.

3. Children who display oppositional or highly emotionally reactive behavior such as significant resistance to following rules, aggression, self-harm, frequent outbursts, and disruptive behaviors at home and/or at school.

4. Children who have, or may have autism or a developmental concern (such as communication and social difficulties) and need specialized techniques to improve a variety of skills. Therapists provide families and parents with support, guidance, and strategies to improve the quality of interaction among family members, as well as assisting the child with enhancing individual skills.

Life Strategies utilizes a solution-focused approach to individual therapy. In your therapy session, we work with you to identify and assess your unique goals and needs to work toward enhancing your quality of life.

Common Topics Addressed in Therapy:

  • Anxiety and Stress Reduction
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Behavior Problems
  • Relationship/Marriage Concerns 
  • Anger Management
  • Depression
  • Eating Issues
  • Grief/Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting Concerns
  • Phobias/Fears
  • Trauma/Abuse

We understand that your relationships are valuable. Building and sustaining healthy families and relationships is a core value of Life Strategies. Therapists assist you to reduce conflict and improve relationships. By utilizing behavioral science, therapists will provide strategies you can use to feel connected and grow stronger in your relationships. Therapy can also be a proactive tool to help individuals learn to communicate effectively and establish healthy relationships.

Couples therapy focuses on improving and developing stronger relationships by altering interactions and patterns that can be harmful to the overall satisfaction of the relationship. Research-based strategies are taught to help couples identify these patterns, reduce conflict, improve communication, and learn ways to reconnect. When desired, this specialized therapy assists the couple in a renewed commitment in their relationship while enhancing their bond.

Common Topics Addressed in Family and Relational Therapy:

  • Communicating in a way that gets desired results
  • Assisting couples in how to make conflicts productive
  • Changing harmful relationship patterns
  • Improving intimacy and reconnecting
  • Navigating through separation and divorce
  • Strengthening your bond as a couple
  • Strategies to address anxiety, depression, and emotional and relationship concerns