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© BY LARA BOLSOM LCSW.

SPECIALITIES

Individual therapy

Couples Therapy

Family Therapy

Trauma Therapy

INDIVIDUAL THERAPY

Are you feeling down and out, stuck, hopeless, at the end of your rope?  It might be time to seek help from a licensed professional. My Individual Therapy sessions help patients nurture positive attitudes towards life’s most complex circumstances. Reach out to me, and you may find relief from your distress.

COUPLES THERAPY

In our therapy sessions, we’ll work to solve current problems and change unhelpful thinking and behavior. We will begin together to “re-frame” your thinking and provide you with valuable tools to cope with life’s obstacles. All parties will emerge from my couples therapy having opened up lines of communication that can resolve conflicts.

FAMILY THERAPY

Family dynamics can be complicated. Your difficult family situation might benefit from my professional help.   I guide my patients on every step of the process and implement various methods that help them develop new attitudes towards their families.

TRAUMA

I utilize EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) to help people overcome and let go of any traumas they may have experienced in their lives. EMDR provides a window into the brain and allows us to access thoughts and feelings that are not readily available through talk therapy.  Processing and EMDR creates new neural pathways in the brain thereby EMDR canfreeing a person from the grips of old memories.

LARA BOLSOM, LCSW

 

ABOUT ME

I am licensed psychotherapist who is skilled at helping people overcome the challenges they are facing whether their source is in the past, present, or future through the use of EMDR and other techniques. Coping with stress, depression, and anxiety can take its toll and cause a person to feel that they are not living up to their potential.  My job is to be the facilitator for your change, to help you harness your strengths, and provide you with the tools to lead you to success.  Working together, you will learn how to become stronger, healthier, more positive and how to make informed decisions. I will help you discover a deeper understanding of the self and get in touch with why we do the things we do, and make the choices we make.  I help people build a bridge between the emotional self and the intellectual self which are often in conflict. I share interesting and unique perspectives on your concerns, but ultimately my goal is to support you to overcome whatever is standing in your way.

I am trained in the latest and most effective techniques to treat trauma which have also been shown to overcome many other life challenges.  I specialize in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) which is a technique originally developed to treat trauma, and it does so effectively. It is also used to overcome many other life challenges such as anxiety and depression, and to facilitate growth and self-exploration, and develop a sense of clarity by establishing and strengthening more adaptive beliefs connected to life’s past, present and even future challenges. 

I help couples and families cope with difficulties they might be experiencing.  With my post graduate training at the Ackerman Institute for the Family, I like to look at the whole family or couple as its own system and identify how patterns of behavior can set in motion unhealthy rhythms that cause distress.  Through discussion and exploration of the existing patterns, we can identify areas that can be adjusted, thereby positively altering the entire system. 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR VISIT

Maybe you are feeling anxiety, dread, fear, grief.  Perhaps you are challenged by a difficult life situation, or feel stuck in your life.  Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer support. Therapy can offer you the chance to grow and heal. In my therapy sessions I promote the emergence of a new healthier you. Whether you’re going through anxiety and depression, a hard relationship, or trying to overcome an addiction, I have the tools to help you recover and thrive in your life.

 

CONTACT ME

 

SPECIALITIES

Individual therapy

Couples Therapy

Family Therapy

Trauma Therapy

 

INDIVIDUAL THERAPY

Are you feeling down and out, stuck, hopeless, at the end of your rope?  It might be time to seek help from a licensed professional. My Individual Therapy sessions help patients nurture positive attitudes towards life’s most complex circumstances. Reach out to me, and you may find relief from your distress.

COUPLES THERAPY

In our therapy sessions, we’ll work to solve current problems and change unhelpful thinking and behavior. We will begin together to “re-frame” your thinking and provide you with valuable tools to cope with life’s obstacles. All parties will emerge from my couples therapy having opened up lines of communication that can resolve conflicts.

FAMILY THERAPY

Family dynamics can be complicated. Your difficult family situation might benefit from my professional help.   I guide my patients on every step of the process and implement various methods that help them develop new attitudes towards their families.

TRAUMA

I utilize EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) to help people overcome and let go of any traumas they may have experienced in their lives. EMDR is a research based technique that has shown to be highly effective in alleviating symptoms of trauma.  EMDR provides a window into the brain and allows us to access thoughts and feelings that are not readily available through talk therapy. It greatly enhances the speed and effectiveness of the therapeutic process.  EMDR can free a person from the grips of old memories.