Compassionate therapist treating individuals, people in relationships and families .
Alicia Brandt has worked in residential, IOP and detox facilities for chemical and behavioral addiction as clinical director, clinical supervisor, therapist, counselor and trainee. She continues to get training and supervision from experts in the field of mental health and addiction.
Alicia Brandt is certified in EMDR , which she uses as well as psychodynamic (talk) therapy.
"I promise to be there for you every step of your journey. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life now."
Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life.
As we age, change is inevitable. Some of us avoid change by participating in a rise in drinking and other avoidant behaviors. Some people are stuck in a decision to change careers, partnerships, or lifestyles. We can work together to create a healthy and passionate approach to our "third act".
At our cores, we know our true wants and needs but, we may not be consciously aware of them. Defensive and destructive patterns from our past can be getting in the way. Therapy is an opportunity to look at your current thoughts and behaviors, appreciate what is working for you, and change what is not.
Relationships are not JUST couples. I work with all kinds of relationships. And siblings. And business partners. And lovers.
Relational therapy does not have to be a "forever commitment." Sometimes people just need a "tune up". I work from a solution focused frame and approach relationship therapy as a brief intervention. It could just be a few sessions with an optional check up at a later date.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an extensively researched, effective psychotherapy method proven to help people recover from trauma and other distressing life experiences, including PTSD, anxiety, depression, and panic disorders.
The American Psychiatric Association, the American Psychological Association, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, National Alliance on Mental Illness, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs/Dept. of Defense, The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and the World Health Organization among many other national and international organizations recognize EMDR therapy as an effective treatment.
We accept cash, checks and credit cards at time of session. My office does not accept insurance. We can give you a "superbill" that you can apply to your plan for the reimbursement afforded by your individual plan. My office makes no guarantee as to your reimbursement.
An individual session is 50 minutes.
Session is scheduled for 60 min.