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Individual
Psychotherapy

Are you an adult seeking psychotherapy treatment? Let's explore if we would be a good fit to work together!

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Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy

Are you seeking psychotherapy treatment for your child? Let's talk about what is going on and figure out how I can help!

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Prevention & Parent Education

Are you a parent who feels uncomfortable talking to your kiddo about body safety or don't know where to begin? Maybe you're struggling to manage your teen's behavior?

Let's talk about development, boundaries, discipline, and your own self-care!

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How To
Get Started

Take a moment to read this section which answers FAQs about insurance & fees and get yourself better oriented on how you can move from reading about starting therapy on a web page to sitting together for our first session!

 
My Approach

Why Human Kindness? What does that even mean? Well, when I thought about my style of therapy and my work with clients over the years, what came up for me were these three concepts that I frequently integrate into my therapeutic work:

You are human and humans, by nature, are messy and imperfect. We make mistakes and sometimes wish we did things differently. We do our best every day to get by and survive. Somewhere along the way, too many of us have learned that our “human-ness” is not okay which truly hurts us more than helps us. 

It is okay to be human. 

Self-compassion is often something we forget about or avoid when we become focused on healing or change. Self-compassion is treating yourself with the same kindness, love, and respect that you would treat anyone you care about. We don’t always realize that our own negative self-talk is what could be holding us back. How can we really heal or change if we are being our own harshest critic?   

It is okay to be kind to yourself.

Sometimes, in order to protect ourselves from our “human-ness” and our harsh inner-critic, we may shut down the parts of our brain that allows us to look inward and be curious. We tend to quickly judge ourselves or our behaviors which doesn't leave much room to think about the “why” behind it all!  We need to cut ourselves some slack in order to make enough space to learn what makes us “tick.” 

It is okay to be curious about yourself.

 

I give all of my clients a fair warning that they will be reminded of these concepts periodically throughout the course of our treatment because I believe we can all use a little dose of authenticity, kindness, and understanding (and hopefully some laughs together) along the way.

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I'm Terra Ginther

 

For almost a decade (Eek! I'm not that old, am I?!) I've dedicated myself to studying and working within the field of trauma. I have a Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work and am a Clinically Certified Trauma and Resilience Practitioner.

People who come to me, do it because they have experienced trauma and have noticed the various ways it can negatively impact their life and their relationships with others.

While I have experience and expertise in working in a range of areas, my true passion lies in helping adults acknowledge their childhood trauma, address any current trauma reactions they may be experiencing, and build better relationships with themselves.

Getting Help

All of the therapeutic work I do is done through a trauma lens and is attachment and somatic focused. I utilize an integrative approach which includes the following modalities: psychodynamic, relational, humanistic, IFS, and EMDR. I also utilize play and expressive psychotherapies with children. The reason behind pulling from multiple perspectives and not exclusively working within one modality of therapy is because I know that humans are complex and unique - the type of psychotherapy a human benefits from most is absolutely not “one size fits all.”

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Trauma &

PTSD

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Relational Issues

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Anxiety

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Depression

Self-Esteem &

Self- Worth