CREATE THE RELATIONSHIP YOU'VE ALWAYS DREAMED OF . .
Text, call or email for a free 30 minute zoom call. Learn new skills & understand your relationship better in this ONE call!
510-335-5222 - firstname.lastname@example.org
I work with couples, families & individuals . . . .
who want to turn difficult relationships into healthy, skillful ones.
This also includes developing a deeply loving relationship with yourself!
DO THESE CHALLENGES SOUND FAMILIAR? :
~Not feeling heard, understood, cared about?
~Same arguments over and over?
~Shaming, blaming or criticism?
~Withdrawing, shutting down or "the silent treatment"?
~Infidelity or other betrayal?
~Feeling like you don't matter?
~Little affection or sex?
~Mistrust or dishonesty?
~Feeling unsafe, scared or lonely?
~Can't count on each other?
~Feeling like your partner isn't there for you?
~Feeling disregarded or dropped?
~Longing for help?
~Feeling exhausted, discouraged and disappointed?
AND ARE THESE THE THINGS YOU REALLY WANT?
~Healthy & effective communication
~Repair of past & current hurt & breakdowns
~Feeling safe & connected
~Feeling heard & understood
~Being responded to with warmth, care, validation and empathy
~Being valued & appreciated
~Feeling like your partner is there for you
~Feeling like you can count on your partner
~Feeling like you matter
~Feeling happy and at peace
~To be comforted and soothed by your partner
~To feel free to share your feelings & concerns
~Experiencing affection & fulfilling sex
So what does it really take to have a
SAFE, SECURE & SATISFYING RELATIONSHIP??
Yes - similar beliefs, values, interests & lifestyle AND
Emotional Literacy & Intelligence
Relationship navigation tools
Vulnerability, Authenticity & Transparency
Kindness, Compassion & Understanding
Attunement to your partner
(The role of the brain, nervous system and body in relationship)
~Attachment & Attachment Styles
~Cognitive distortions: Stories, beliefs, perceptions & projections
~Past psychological, emotional & relational wounds and trauma
ALL OF THIS is what I address & help you create in therapy
MY EDUCATION, TRAINING AND LIFE EXPERIENCE:
Degree: Master's in Counseling Psychology 2003 - The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, Ca.
Current Training: NARM - The Neuroaffective Relational Model - Lawrence Heller
Training & experience focused specifically on relationships:
Externship in EFT - Emotionally Focused Therapy
PACT - Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy - Level 1 with Stan Tatkin
NVC - Non-Violent Communication workshops
Participation in Network for a New Culture - Organization focused on building a culture based on healthy communication, transparency, trust, authenticity, vulnerability and safety.
HAI - Human Awareness Institute - Organization focused on building a culture based on healthy communication, transparency, trust, authenticity, vulnerability and safety.
Text, call or email for a free 30 minute zoom call!
AMFT - Associate Marriage & Family Therapist
Supervised by Lena Axelsson - LMFT 47915
Annette Barnett ReachesSan Francisco CAOakland CASan Jose CALos Angeles CASan Diego CA
Clients throughout California