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I want therapy to be worthwhile for you, rather than just one more item on the to-do list or one more stressor in your life.  Here's how we can partner together to make this process as beneficial as possible:

In our work together, I commit to:

  • Prepare for our sessions and host the space well
  • Being available and accessible in between sessions, and responding to your requests and needs
  • Learning and growing in my skills in order to serve you better
  • Being direct and honest with you
  • Connecting you with additional resources
  • Holding out hope and a vision of the good things ahead for you

In our work together, you can:

  • Stay engaged and committed to the process, even when it's difficult to do so
  • Ask me about the process and any concerns/struggles you may have with therapy
  • Take risks to share as you are able
  • Hold onto hope when the process feels discouraging
  • Make room and space for others who may be in the therapy process with you
  • Be as direct and honest with me as possible

In our work together, we:

  • Can schedule regular, consistent times to meet so we can make progress faster
  • Might figure out "homework" assignments for you to do in between our sessions
  • Will discuss outside support and resources to supplement the work we're doing in therapy
  • Partner together as a team

Come in- how can I help?

Some different options about where we can start

Couple's Therapy

 

Understanding why we are disconnected and alone, and creating new ways of being with each other

Individual Therapy

 

Letting go of what needs to be released and discovering what needs to be found

Family Therapy

 

Learning new ways to care for family, and for kids and teens to share with their parents

 

Play Therapy

 

Helping kids explore and put words to their own world



sit and stay a while

Some thoughts I share on the "Rooted + Grounded" blog

 

 

Uncertainty | Why You Need a Team

 

 

"I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things."

Mother Teresa


in the neighborhood

Some helpful resources in the nearby and virtual community

Holiday Survival Tips Virtual Workshops

Brain Balance San Diego

 Wednesday, November 18th, 8:00-8:30pm | Tuesday, December 1, 7:00-7:30pm

"Join Amanda Lee, M.A.Ed, Center Director of Brain Balance San Diego, to explore practical tips to survive the holidays. Get ahead of the holiday madness and create a plan to keep your upcoming festivities sensory-friendly and stress-free from behavior to sensory overload to nutrition."


 

Alair Olson, M.A.

 Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

(LMFT#86504)

 

South Mission Valley | San Diego, CA  

858.634.0302 | therapy@alairolson.com