Areas of Expertise

Pregnancy and Postpartum Support

Pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period is a time of transformation in a woman’s life. When a baby is born a new mother is also born. During this time the mother needs care and encouragement from her circle of support. Unfortunately, many women do not receive the care and support they need during this time in their lives. We hear heartbreaking stories of how women have struggled through infertility, difficult pregnancies, miscarriages, stillbirths, traumatic births, postpartum depression and anxiety with little support. These experiences are not discussed in our society but they are a part of many women’s journeys. If you are struggling through your pregnancy or with being a new mother we are hear to walk with you and support you on this journey.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss are life changing events in womens’ and couples’ lives. When a couple experiences pregnancy and infant loss they not only lose a much loved baby, they also lose all the hopes and dreams connected with their baby and pregnancy. A woman who experiences the loss of a baby often experiences a wide array of emotions and feelings including depression, anxiety, self doubt, self blame and a decrease in her self esteem. This can be a lonely time for a woman. We are here to support you on your journey of grief and healing.

Trauma

We provide trauma services to women and men in a compassionate and safe environment. The healing process from sexual assault, sexual abuse and domestic violence can be a difficult and life changing journey. It is a journey of strength and empowerment as the survivor moves from victim to survivor to thriver. It is a journey of hope and healing that you do not have to walk alone. If you have been impacted by sexual assault, sexual abuse or domestic violence we are here to walk with you on your journey of hope and healing.

Our Approach

It is our approach at Journey of Hope Counseling Services to offer our clients a safe and nonjudgmental atmosphere. It is important that our clients feel comfortable being vulnerable and open with their inner most feelings and experiences. In the initial session our licensed therapist does an in depth assessment to learn more about our clients and their unique strengths, challenges and needs. We will explore goals and expectations for the therapeutic process in this initial session. 

Our therapists provides individual and group sessions to assist our clients in meeting their therapeutic goals and moving through their healing process. In our individual sessions we meet face to face with clients and work through challenges that our clients are experiencing. We utilize various therapeutic approaches when working with our clients including cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic, strengths based and solution focused therapy. It is our goal to build on our clients' strengths and to walk beside them on their journey of hope and healing. 

Journey of Hope Counseling Services also offers group therapy for pregnancy and infant loss along with postpartum support groups. Group therapy is an effective form of therapy which provides clients with the opportunity to participate in a group of other individuals who are experiencing similar situations and feelings. Group therapy assists individuals in receiving feedback and support from other individuals in their similar situations. 

Journey of Hope  Counseling Services also believes in using a holistic approach of mind, body and spirit in the therapeutic and healing process. As a result we collaborate with various holistic practitioners to offer our client's a holistic approach in meeting their therapeutic goals. 

 

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