Lotus Counseling Services, PLLC is Serving Clients in Indiana and Illinois
At times you may feel alone in coping with the stressors that life has thrown your way. Or you may experience difficulty navigating intense and painful emotions. Individual therapy provides a safe space to receive support on your journey of self-exploration as you work to overcome such obstacles.
Relationships can be challenging to navigate, even in the happiest of times. Couples therapy provides a space to openly explore aspects of your relationship in a neutral and supportive environment while learning healthy approaches to communication and navigating life as a team.
Even in the closest of families there are breakdowns in communication, especially between parent and child. Family therapy provides the space for all parties to work through various relational dynamics that cause tension within the family while promoting healthy, honest communication and self-exploration.
Services are led by you. We go where you want us to go and at the pace that you feel most comfortable with. This does not mean that you will not receive explicit support and guidance from your counselor. We will make decisions on how to proceed throughout your therapeutic journey collaboratively as a team.
We will explore how thoughts, emotions, and behaviors are all interconnected. With this approach, you will gain insight into past patterns, how your mind works, and learn skills to combat unhelpful and inaccurate thoughts that lead to distressing emotions and problematic behaviors.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is a skill-based approach that will teach you a wide variety of techniques to manage distressing situations and emotions that arise in a more effective manner. Skills that are learned through this modality cover several key topics including Mindfulness (being aware of the present moment both internally and externally), Emotion Regulation (having better control over the frequency and intensity of painful emotions), Distress Tolerance (navigating difficult situations without making them worse), and Interpersonal Effectiveness (balancing getting your needs met, maintaining self-respect, and maintaining healthy relationships).
Trauma informed care ensures that the entire person, including past traumatic experiences that currently impact your way of life, is taken into account and addressed during the therapeutic process. Again, this is used in conjunction with a person-centered approach, so you will never be pressured to discuss anything that you do not feel comfortable addressing at a particular time. Trauma work will focus on helping you to understand how past experiences impact you in the present and assist you to overcome any traumatic blockages that stop you from living fully in the present moment.