Specialized Therapy Methods & Affiliations

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Specialized Therapy Methods & Affiliations2018-12-04T18:53:27+00:00

Therapists at Pathways Consulting continue to study and research new therapy techniques and methods, to ensure that they are offering clients the most comprehensive services. These methods are innovative and can provide a new way of processing grief and trauma.

EMDR Therapy

Pathways is proud to offer EMDR therapy, which focuses on clients dealing with trauma. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an integrative psychotherapy approach that is used in the treatment of trauma. More information can be found on the EMDR Institute website.

Two of Pathways’ therapists specialize in this method of treatment. Lora Reinders, MSW, LCSW and Director of Pathways, is trained in EMDR by the EMDR Institute. Kate Bullard, MS, NCC, LPC, SAC is trained in many therapeutic modalities, including EMDR.

Brainspotting

Carla Pratt, MS, LPC has completed level 2 Brainspotting, a cutting edge technique in processing trauma more quickly than conventional methods. More details on this type of therapy can be found at https://brainspotting.com/.

Gottman Method

Lora Reinders is also trained in the Gottman method, which is an approach to couples therapy that includes an in-depth assessment of the relationship and incorporates research-based interventions based on the Sound Relationship House Theory. More information can be found on the Gottman Institute website.

Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) Therapy

Jacob Martinez specializes in acceptance and commitment (ACT) therapy which involves psychological intervention that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies, together with commitment and behavior change strategies, to increase clients’ ability to make healthy contact with thoughts, feelings, memories, and physical sensations that have been feared and avoided. Learn more about ACT at https://contextualscience.org/act or https://www.actmindfully.com.au/about-act/.

Additional Therapies Offered

Carla Pratt also specializes in treating sexual abuse survivors.

Kate Bullard also specializes in alcohol and drug addiction.

Jennifer Brau, MSW, LCSW, SAC-IT specializes in alcohol and drug addiction.

Stephanie Palmer, LPC specializes in working with LGBTQ teens and young adults. NASW: Lora Reinders is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world.