What is the Therapeutic Approach at Embark Therapy?

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Exploring Depth Therapy at Embark Therapy

At Embark Therapy, we specialize in a relationally psychodynamic therapeutic approach known as depth therapy. Depth therapy delves into the depths of the psyche, exploring unconscious processes that influence thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. This approach sets us apart from other modalities by recognizing the significance of the unconscious mind in shaping human experiences.

Unveiling the Unconscious: Insights from Affective Neuroscience

In his seminal work, “Affective Neuroscience,” Jaak Panksepp highlights the importance of introspective techniques in understanding the emotional mind. He emphasizes that while individuals may attempt to explore their inner world independently, they often encounter limitations due to unconscious processes. Panksepp’s insights underscore the necessity of seeking professional guidance to navigate complex emotional landscapes effectively.

Reflecting on Life: Navigating Hidden Drives and Impulses

Reflecting on your life, have you ever questioned or regretted certain decisions? We all grapple with hidden drives and impulses that influence our behavior. Sometimes, our actions may seem at odds with our conscious values, indicating the presence of unconscious dynamics. At Embark Therapy, we partner with individuals seeking to unravel these internal complexities and overcome obstacles to personal growth and fulfillment.

Collaborative Exploration: Illuminating Hidden Patterns

Our therapeutic approach emphasizes collaboration and exploration, fostering a safe and supportive environment for self-discovery. By engaging with the unconscious mind, we aim to illuminate hidden patterns and facilitate meaningful change. Through depth therapy, clients can gain deeper insights into their motivations, enhance self-awareness, and cultivate healthier ways of being.

Embark on a Journey of Self-Discovery

Embark on a journey of self-exploration and transformation with Embark Therapy. Discover the power of depth therapy in unlocking your true potential and creating a life aligned with your values and aspirations. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a brighter, more fulfilling future.

Will Michelson

Will Michelson, MS, LMFT, is the Founder and Therapist at Embark Therapy. He has been practicing in various mental health fields for over 12 years such as clinics, schools, non-profit organizations, and private practice. A major focus in his work has been emotional literacy in men, anxiety management, and helping clients increase their internal awareness and healthy emotional expression. Will finds that many clients find healing by taking a more curious and welcoming orientation toward their emotions.

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