Online Psychotherapy & Counseling Treating Adults, Families & Business Concerns 

(Also person to person when Covid-19 is no longer a safety issue)

Jesus-Centered Schema Therapy® Option: Specialized services for clients who have a Christian background and wish to have Gospel-based applications and foundation to their therapy.

Marital/Couples Schema Therapy, Counseling & Marriage Intensives

Flexibly includes a number of other therapy interventions/modalities  (e.g. EMDR,  Gottman Method Couples Therapy; Emotion Focused Therapy; Somatic Experiencing; Cognitive/Behavioral, Gestalt, Chair Work, etc.)

Be better together.

Treating Issues that Affect Marriage & Relationship:

  • Past Trauma
  • High Conflict
  • Affairs and Other Betrayals
  • Personality Rough Edges
  • Addictions in the Relationship:  Shopping, Porn, Smoking, Sexual & more
  • Sexual/Emotional Abuse in the Relationship
  • Sexual Problems: Including Women’s
  • Avoidance of Sex & Feeling Used
  • Directional Couples Counseling: short-term counseling for mixed agenda couples 
  • Restoration of Relationships
  • When You “Don’t Talk Much”
  • Learn Connect-Talk® to Prevent or Solve  Relationship
  • Problems Before or After Marriage (click to read more)
  • Understanding Why You Drink, How it Affects Your Marriage, or How to Deal with a Drinking Partner
  • Using Vs. Misusing Anger
  • Building a sound relationship home
  • Healing missed bids for connection and “other disasters”
  • Renewing affection & sharing dialog
  • Understanding your marital/couple’s cycle
  • Conceptualizing why you clash
  • Resolving sexual issues
  • Building a vision for the future
  • Creating shared goals and meaning
Parenting from a Schema & Mode Perspective

Helping Parents With:

  • Showing Children how to Handle Angry Child Mode   
  • Learning to not Pass on Fear & Anxiety to Children
  • Learn how Attachment Motivates Children & How to Accomplish it.
  • Reconciling with an Adult Child
  • Family Reconciliation among Adults
  • How not to Pass on Your Schemas
  • Developing & Modeling Values & Virtue in Your Children
  • Understanding how Affection Shapes a Baby’s Brain
  • Resolving Parenting Clashes
Schema Therapy & Counseling for Individuals

Treating Individual Issues:

(flexibly includes a number of other therapy interventions, e.g. EMDR, Medical/Analytical  Hypnotherapy:  further information here. Gottman Method Couples Therapy; Emotion Focused Therapy; Somatic Experiencing; Cognitive/Behavioral, Gestalt, Chair Work, etc.)

  • Depression/Unhappiness, including Chronic cycles of depression and anxiety Understanding Why, & What You Can Do About It
  • Personality Rough Edges
  • Addictions:  Shopping, Porn, Smoking & Sexual, etc.
  • Staying Motivated & Excelling at Work
  • Anxiety, Stress & Sleep Problems
  • Lack of Meaning in Life
  • Low Self-Esteem & Confidence
  • Loneliness & Social Shyness
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Physical/Sexual/Emotional Abuse & other Traumas
  • Understanding the Role of Early Trauma
  • Sexual Problems: Including Women’s Avoidance of Sex & Feeling Used
  • Reducing Pain & dealing with Chronic Illness
  • Family Therapy & Reconciliation
  • Restoration of Relationships
  • When You “Don’t Talk Much” or are Closed Off
  • Medication Management  Referrals
  • Learning from Divorce
  • How to Find & Choose a Partner
  • Effectively Managing Anger & Stress
  • Calming One’s Reactivity
  • Filling “unmet Needs”, such as for connection and personal sharing.
Coaching & Values Development

Coaching Help In:

  • Focused-goal Achievement
  • Connect-Talk®
  • Building a Sound Relationship Home
  • Healing Missed Bids for Connection and “other Disasters”
  • Understanding the Role of Early Trauma
  • Understanding how Affection Shapes a Baby’s Brain
  • Renewing Affection & Sharing/Dialog
  • Building a Vision for the Future
  • Creating Shared Goals and Meaning

They consist of an abbreviated intake and 4 twenty minute sessions per packet.

Your phone call is the first step in changing your life for the better!

Take time to care for yourself & your marriage!

CALL: 920-233-2347

Chiara Simeone-DiFrancesco, PhD's profile on the Gottman Referral Network
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