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In the evolving landscape of psychotherapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS) stands out as a transformative model that honors the complexity of the human psyche. This approach to psychological wellness is based in a compassionate and inclusive framework for understanding ourselves, transcending the conventional mono-mind perspective of Western psychology.
Historically, it’s not easy for men to seek out therapy in a culture that expects them to be self-reliant and non-emotional. This “pull yourself up by your own bootstraps” mentality shames men into thinking that they have to figure things out on their own – even in anxiety-producing and life changing transitions like becoming a dad. Read More
The Top 4 Reasons I Became a Counselor and the “Underdog’s Ally” (and why this should matter to you)
Everyone knows that finding a therapist you can connect with can be hard and scary. Boulder, CO has the most concentration of therapists in the world and it can be really overwhelming to find the right one for you.
I help people who feel disempowered, oppressed and unsure of themselves connect to their "Mana" (Hawaiian for power or life force). It's time to turn towards the parts of you that you hate so that you can develop more self love and self acceptance in order to live life as the confident warrior you are.
Alexis Ornellas, LPC
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