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Counseling Services Specializing in Trauma and Healing Process
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Counseling or Therapy?

Have you experienced a traumatic or adverse event that is impacting your life?
Have you tried therapy before but you still struggle with feeling unhappy?
Are you tired of repeating patterns of behavior that contribute to your current feelings?
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Trust Melissa Oden, LCSW

My hope and focus are to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward in a healthy way to be exactly where you want to be in your life. Your therapeutic journey will be personalized to fit your individual needs.
I specialize in trauma and trauma-informed care through psychotherapy and counseling services. I approach everyone with a blank slate and work on getting to know you and assist you in understanding how historical trauma has impacted your behaviors and influenced your decision making. I am passionate about guiding people like you through the therapeutic healing process.
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Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.

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Implementing Therapeutic Methods

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DBT Informed Care

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of psychotherapy, or talk therapy, that uses a cognitive-behavioral approach. It has proven to be effective in reducing suicidal behavior, self-harm, and psychiatric hospitalizations.
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EMDR is a specialized therapy that helps clients deal with trauma, phobias, and other troubling behaviors. During treatment, you focus on a specific thought, image, emotion, or sensation while various forms of bilateral stimulation is applied.
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, is a structured, short-term treatment using talk therapy. Your therapist helps you become aware of undesirable thinking so you can respond to situations in a more productive manner.
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Implementing therapeutic strategies like these in our sessions, I can provide guidance to help you overcome, cope, or manage the following concerns:
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    Bipolar Disorder
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    Coping Skills
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    Domestic Abuse
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    Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
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    Emotional Disturbance
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    Life Transitions
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    Marital and Premarital
    Peer Relationships
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    Relationship Issues
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    Self Esteem
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    Substance Use
    Women's Issues
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    Suicidal Ideation
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    Bipolar Disorder
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If you are considering therapy and worried about the cost, remember this is a short-term investment aimed at improving your life, increasing your happiness, and creating stability to build your future.

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What Is Telemental Health

Online therapy is a subset of the telehealth array of services.  It essentially uses technology to provide mental health services from a distance. Therapists may use a combination of apps or web-based portals to text, video chat, voice message, and/or email their patients. Studies have proven teletherapy to be a viable, and sometimes more affordable, […]

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9 Patients Who Can Benefit from Teletherapy

Teletherapy can provide benefits for any type of patient seeking or needing mental health specialty care. Research has confirmed that teletherapy is safe, effective, and capable of increasing access to the mental health care specialty area; and is able to do so just as effectively as in-person face-to-face mental health specialty care. Any individual who […]

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Specializing in Trauma Informed Care, Psychotherapy, and Counseling Services

Providing therapy services for both Florida and Georgia communities

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00am – 7:00 pm,
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
COVID hours via Telehealth Appointments ONLY for Georgia and Florida residents
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