No two people are alike so at New Moon Psychotherapy services are tailored to fit your specific needs. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, healing from a trauma, or any other issue, I will help you recognize underlying problems, realize your strengths and adjust certain behaviors and thoughts to see things a different, healthier way.
Explore the links below to learn more about my areas of expertise.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is an evidence-based, short-term, problem-focused therapy that helps people see patterns in their thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. These patterns are challenged to help you adjust the thoughts that are influencing your emotions and behaviours.
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
CPT is a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy developed specifically to treat individuals who meet the criteria for PTSD.
Over the course of 12-15 sessions, individuals learn to challenge unhelpful beliefs related to the trauma(s) they experienced.
CPT can be particularly helpful if you experience self-blame, shame, and guilt.
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
DBT is an effective therapy for individuals who experience intense and overwhelming emotions which interfere with their quality of life.
By teaching skills in the areas of mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, DBT empowers individuals to build a life worth living.
Mindfulness-based approaches such as Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, or MBCT, are designed for people who suffer from repeated bouts of depression or chronic unhappiness. It combines elements from cognitive therapy with meditative practices and attitudes based on the cultivation of mindfulness.
Gottman Couples Therapy
No matter how big or small the challenge, couples therapy can help you and your partner communicate your feelings and needs, and get you want you want out of your relationship.
Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapy (CBCT)
CBCT is an evidence-based therapy for PTSD which is conducted with the individual experiencing PTSD and a close significant other (eg. family member, intimate partner, close friend). Throughout 15 weeks of 75 minute weekly sessions, individuals and their support person learn about PTSD, learn communication skills, and address trauma related thoughts and difficulties.