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Dr. Claire Vines, Psy.D.

Profession(s): Psychologist
License/Credential: I am a licensed professional 

About Me & My Practice

Emotional distress is related to fears from unattended or unresolved emotional trauma. Traumatic stress can occur in present life circumstance, or it can be a response to a past traumatic event. The brain process recreates the old experience in the body and mind, as a defense or protective tool to the fear. We would begin by addressing the present emotional distree. Traumatic memories may also need to be externalized, expressed creatively, narrated, stored or compartmentalized in safe brain mode. I will help you reduce emotionally reactivity from unattended emotional stress. Creative expression will help mirror the authentic self, flow through imagery, while assisting the internal creative space from mind and soul, assisting in healing painful moments.
Online processing is available.

Concerns & Issues I Help With

  • Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addiction & Recovery
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse or Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Gay / Lesbian Issues
  • Life Purpose/Meaning/Inner-Guidance
  • Life Stages
  • Mental Health Conditions
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counse
  • Other
  • Online and/or tele-sessions

Ages I Work With

  • All ages

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Therapy Approaches I Use

  • Art Therapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Divorce & Child Custody Mediation
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Human Givens
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Integrative Body Psychotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Logotherapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychoanalysis / Modern Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy
  • Self Psychology
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Soul-Centered Psychiatry
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Trauma Relief Unlimited