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Making the decision to seek counseling is difficult, especially trying to find the right therapist. I want to congratulate you for taking the first step and showing your willingness to seek a positive path towards growth and well-being.

 As a therapist, my goal is to help you find effective solutions to painful relationship issues that make it difficult for you to face everyday life. I have been trained in family systems to provide relief and support to individuals and families who are experiencing hard times but feel they don’t have the emotional resources to overcome them.
Systems therapy is a holistic perspective that teaches you valuable skills in how to recognize ineffective patterns in all areas of your life and offers you insights into how your behavior affects others, and how others affect you. 
While family systems therapy cannot change difficult situations that occurred in the past, we can work together to better understand what you can change now to resolve your life’s current challenges. By applying complementary therapeutic approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

 In my practice I have helped adults, adolescents, and all kinds of families implement the strategies and skills available in systems therapy. I find that when individuals focus on using these skills with consistency they are able to heal, achieve new emotional well-being, and reconnect with the significant people in their lives.

If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation, or you are just ready for a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to help you achieve your goals and uncover your true potential so you may lead a life that is worth celebrating.
To help you make the decision to begin therapy and find out if I am the right therapist for you, please go to my contact page on this site for how to set up an appointment.




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Patrizia I Spiga, MA, LMFT provides experiential therapy for Individuals and Families.

She specializes in areas that include Developmental Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Difficulty in Adjusting to Life-Stage Changes, Unresolved Grief, and Conflict with Co-workers. Ms. Spiga uses Coherence Therapy informed methodology, Traditional EMDR Protocol, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Mindful-Awareness, Parenting Educational Skills, Promotion of Self-Acceptance, Family System Therapy to reinforce clear boundaries among family members.

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