From our training, our research, and our life experience, we understand that all of us – therapists and clients alike – are in the same boat. Core to our philosophy is the belief that all humans experience pain and suffering. We understand that our clients aren’t broken; they’re stuck. Our aim in working with you isn’t to fix you, it’s to help you get unstuck and craft a life of meaning and purpose.
We are perennial students of therapy. We are constantly training and honing our craft. We believe therapists are never done learning, and we make a point of keeping up with the latest research and new developments in the field. Indeed, the therapies we use are not just clinical approaches, they are about how to live well. We don’t just implement them with our clients, we apply them to our own lives.
At True North, we practice evidence-based psychotherapy. That means that the treatments we offer have research evidence that supports their effectiveness. Therapy is an investment of time and money, and it’s our belief that you should have a good sense of whether or not it’s been shown to work.
In therapy, you and your therapist will work together to find the best treatment possible for your issues. If we don’t offer what you need, we’ll do our best to find you a therapist who is a better match. We believe therapy should work. You should get your money’s worth. To learn more about the therapies we offer and the issues we treat click below.
We offer training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to mental health providers, lay professionals, and students. We can tailor our training to meet the needs of your group. Popular topics include:
• Introduction to Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
• Mindfulness and Meaning: Using ACT to Promote Values-Based Living
• ACT Naturally: Using Relational Frame Therapy to Enhance Your ACT Practice
• Intermediate ACT: Deepen Your Practice Using Functional Contextualism
• Metaphor Building and Experiential Learning in ACT
• Mindfulness and Ethics in Practice
• Enhancing Your ACT Practice with Functional Analytic Psychotherapy
To groups and organizations, we offer training in ACT aimed at improving individual and organizational functioning and well-being. Numerous workplace studies demonstrate that ACT benefits employees and organizations through:
• Increased well-being and resilience
• Reduced stress/burn-out
• Improved coping with negative thinking and unwanted emotions
• Improved capacity to stay centered in high-pressure situations
• Enhanced focus and commitment to achieving valued goals