AREA OF TREATMENT EXPERTISE

ATTACHMENT, PTSD, RELATIONAL TRAUMA, LIFE TRANSITIONS, IDENTITY, EMOTIONAL REGULATION.

Robert is trained in the following modalities and will use the modality that will be most useful to your issues.

Psychodynamic: Insight therapy, connecting issues related to early life experiences. Classic psychoanalyic. Addresses deep issues.
Relational: Use of empathy and compassion. Supportive therapy.
Attachment Perspective: Early childhood, learned style of attaching. Are you: Secure/disorganized/ambivalent/
anxious.
Narrative: Reconstructing/adjusting your life story to reflect what is “true”.
Motivational: Talk therapy with a “coaching” feel.
Brief Therapy: Short term, solution focused work. Could be crisis work or 1 issue treatment.
EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. We deactivate “old” emotions/triggers and help your brain bring the “problem” to adaptive resolution. See section EMDR.
CBT Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a short-term therapy technique that can help people find new ways to behave by changing their thought patterns. CBT uses various methodologies to identify cognitive distortions in your thinking and replaces those with your new found truth. Engaging with CBT can help people reduce stress, cope with complicated relationships, deal with grief, phobias, ideas around substance use/relapse prevention and many other common life challenges. CBT is tool based and homework heavy and has a learning curve but can be effective. CBT does not focus on the past and is often time limited.

Robert Norgaard a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. A certified EMDR clinician, certified by Emdria International, and a member of the Parnell Institute for EMDR.
Robert is also a certified life coach.

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