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Caitlin Pierce

Caitlin Pierce

14 years of experience

When the burdens of our circumstances, relationships, or daily lives, in general, begin to weigh on our shoulders, finding help in a safe, therapeutic, non-judgmental space can begin to ease our heavy loads. My name is Caitlin Pierce, and I'm a licensed marriage and family therapist with 14+ years in the field. I have spent the bulk of my career working with families and individuals in both office and in-home settings. I have a history of training and practice in trauma-focused counseling, relationships (family, marriage, parenting), stress/anxiety management, and I also am a certified personal trainer and nutrition specialist. With this specialization, I can support wellness and health-related concerns such as self-esteem, body image, and making lifestyle changes like stress-reduction or shifting priorities. My favorite part of being a counselor is watching the people I work with begin to see a new "story" emerge or a shift in thinking around their presented problems. I like to help clients unlock the parts of their minds that remain stuck in a particular way of thinking or feeling that keeps them from feeling their best. I believe that all of us are capable of change, whether we're 18 or 85, and with healthy support and guidance, there is hope to feel better. I aim to bring my clients a conversational, personal, and humanistic counseling style. I look forward to working together!

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

I aim to hear the client's story and begin to unpack the narratives they have been telling themselves prior to our meeting. I offer a warm, friendly, down-to-earth approach and aim to make clients feel comfortable sharing their story.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

I love the use of ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Family Systems work, Narrative Therapy and trauma-informed CBT.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

The mind-body connection is huge. Sometimes a spike in anxiety, depression, stress, or other diagnoses can be linked back to lifestyle habits. I like to explore how people "live" - eat, sleep, move, socialize, etc. - and how it could play a part in their symptoms. Because I also wear a hat in wellness and fitness coaching, I can easily incorporate that into my work. Outside of this, I have been working in family systems/relationship therapy for many years. Even if you are coming to me with an individual concern, I will try and explore how the people around you, the influences you had throughout your life, etc. could potentially contribute to what you are experiencing now.

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