Heal Yourself: An Integrative Self-Healing Therapy Program is a copyrighted program developed by Licensed Associate Counselor of Mental Health Jenna Montalbano. This program is the first of its kind to combine the most effective evidence-based therapy strategies with the hopes of enhancing patient outcomes and decreasing symptoms for multiple disorders. This therapeutic program is an opportunity for individuals with undesired/unskilled thoughts, emotions or behaviors to develop the skills and insight to promote self-healing and positive growth.
Some of the primary evidence-based approaches used are: DBT, CBT,CPT, EFT and Somatic Experiencing informed approaches.
DBT(Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) focuses on skills to help with urges, impulses and unskilled thoughts. DBT is highly effective for individuals with BPD, impulse control, self-harm, behavioral addiction and substance use disorders. It was initially created for and proven to be highly effective in reducing suicidal ideations and behaviors. DBT can also help improve communication skills. CBT(Cognitive Behavior Therapy) helps individuals with cognitive restructuring, disrupting negative or unwanted thought patterns, or beliefs, and enabling the individual to develop new healthier patterns of thought. CBT techniques are favored by most clinicians as they are effective in treating almost every diagnosis, so long as the individual is able to have awareness of their thoughts. CBT is especially beneficial for individuals with addictive tendencies, depression and anxiety disorders. CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy) evidence-based approach to decreasing symptoms of PTSD, treating trauma and processing emotions. Mindfulness is an effective evidence-based approach which is proven to help with self-control, objectivity, affect tolerance, enhanced flexibility, equanimity, improved concentration, mental clarity, and emotional intelligence. It helps individuals better relate to others and themselves with loving-kindness, acceptance and compassion. EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) is an evidence-based practice effective for anxiety, depression, phobias, and PTSD. Somatic Experiencing Therapy guides patients in focusing on their underlying physical sensations, and building the mind-body connection. This includes breath work, meditation, visualization, grounding, movement and sensation awareness. Biofeedback therapy gives individuals control over their body processes teaching them to control bodily processes that are usually involuntary like blood pressure, heartrate and muscle tension.
This is an 18 week intensive therapy program is now being offered in VIRTUAL group format.
There is a wait list for individual sessions for this program. Please e-mail to be placed on the waitlist.
The Adult Virtual Group Therapy Program is full and in progress. The next launch date is April please e-mail for an application and to be placed on the waitlist.
Virtual groups meet twice a week.
The first session of the week will provide psychoeducation and skill training (30min-1.5 hrs)
The second session of the week will provide skill review and processing(30min-1hr)
This group is homework intensive and will require between 5-10min of homework daily.
If you are interested in being placed on the waitlist for the private 18 week program please e-mail and inquire.
$100 week for the two sessions