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Identity & Life Transitions

Heal your relationship with the self and learn to embrace the different parts of you. Explore your identity and build safety by showing up as your authentic self. 

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Navigating Life's Changes with Confidence

Life is full of transitions and moments of self-discovery. At Whole Space Family Therapy, we offer compassionate support to help you navigate these changes and explore your identity. Whether you're facing general life phase transitions, seeking to understand your relationship with your body, or need LGBTQ+ support, our client-centered approach is here to guide you.

Understanding Identity

Our therapy services offer a safe and supportive space for you to explore and embrace your true identity. We wholeheartedly believe that the path to self-discovery is both courageous and transformative, and we are here to stand by you every step of the way:

  • Self-Exploration: Understand your values, beliefs, and passions. We help you explore your true self and embrace your unique identity.

  • Relationship with Your Body: Develop a healthier relationship with your body. We provide a safe space to discuss body image concerns and work towards self-acceptance and love.

  • Cultural and Social Identity: Explore how cultural, social, and familial influences shape your identity. We help you navigate through these complexities with respect, understanding, and empathy.

 

General Life Phase Transitions

Life transitions can be challenging, but they also offer opportunities for growth and renewal. We provide support for a variety of life changes:

  • Career Changes: Navigate job transitions, career changes, or retirement with confidence. We help you manage the stress and uncertainty that often accompany these changes.

  • Relationship Changes: Whether you are entering marriage, divorce, or parenthood, we provide support to help you adapt to and thrive in new roles and relationship dynamics.

  • Aging and Health Changes: Cope with the emotional and physical changes that come with aging or health-related transitions.

LGBTQ+ Support

At Whole Space Family Therapy, we are committed to providing an inclusive and affirming space for LGBTQ+ individuals:

  • Gender and Sexual Identity: Explore your gender and sexual identity in a safe and supportive environment. We provide compassionate guidance as you navigate your journey.

  • Coming Out: Receive support through the process of coming out to family, friends, and colleagues. We help you build confidence and resilience during this significant life transition.

  • Relationship Support: Strengthen your relationships and navigate the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ+ couples and families. We provide a space to foster understanding and connection.

Building Resilience and Understanding

Our goal is to help you build resilience and develop a deeper understanding of yourself through:

  • Effective Coping Skills: Learn practical skills to manage stress, anxiety, and other emotional challenges during life transitions.

  • Empowerment: Gain confidence in your ability to navigate changes and make informed decisions about your future.

  • Emotional Support: Receive compassionate, non-judgemental support from our experienced therapists who are dedicated to your well-being.

Inclusive and Safe Space

At Whole Space Family Therapy, we are dedicated to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are anti-racist, LGBTQ+ allied, and committed to ensuring that every individual feels safe, respected, and valued.

Client-Centered 

A collaborative, strengths based approach that is individualized to a person's unique needs. 

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Integrating skills to help with communication, emotion regulation and distress tolerance.

Trauma-Informed

Grounded in building safety to process trauma & adverse experiences, including integrating the use of EMDR. 

Relational

Establish support systems that allow authenticity, vulnerability and safety.

Start Your Journey to Self-Discovery.

Ready to explore your identity and navigate life transitions with confidence? We offer a complimentary initial consultation to help you get started. This is an opportunity to meet our therapists, learn more about our approach, and see if we are the right fit for you. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and take the first step towards a more authentic and fulfilling life.

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