Carole J. Morton, MFT 
      Integrative Psychology                                925 937 5683
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Integrative Psychotherapy

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Who Do I Support/Guide/Help?
  • People who are feeling anxious or depressed
  • People challenged with a physical illness (critical, acute or chronic), People who are having difficulty with a relationship (intimate / parent-child / friend / employer-employee / non-traditional and gay/lesbian)
  • People who are having difficulty making decisions
  • People who are challenged by their relationship to food - including starve-binge, emotional eating and eating disorders (and also including metabolic, hormonal or weight imbalances)
  • People who have experienced childhood trauma or abuses
  • People who are struggling with trauma issues,
  • People who need support with parenting
  • People dealing with grief, sadness, jealousy, envy, hurt, anger.
  • People working in the sex-industry.
  • People caregiving for loved ones.
  • People who procrastinate
  • People who want to overcome compulsive behavior
  • People who want to be more confident and self-loving
  • People who are taking on the challenges of leadership. 

What is Integrative Psychotherapy?

Integrative psychotherapy is a therapeutic approach based on the newest research regarding mind-body-spirit health and healing.  In a relaxed atmosphere and with using a common sense approach, we will address the mental, emotional and physical upsets or imbalances that are or may be causing you concern, pain or stress.  I use an in-depth somatic and cognitive approach, which includes using a variety of modalities, finding the specific approaches that are most beneficial for you and the ones you are most comfortable with.  Some of these approaches are: interactive dialogue, breath work, regression, intra-personal dialogue, food/mood and micro-nutrition guidance. The goal is for you to gain a relaxed, confident and healthy body/mind. My philosophy of healing is that I meet you just where you are, putting all psychological theories aside, see you (not a diagnosis), and listen with both my heart and my knowledge to your concerns.  I support you to be:  
                      
                empowered ... through awareness, 
                safe ... to explore what may be difficult for you,
                conscious ... of what might still be unconscious,
                aware ... of the strengths you have that will help you overcome                     the issues that might be holding you back and
                resolved ... of uncomfortable or even debilitating emotions.
                
Integrative psychotherapy is sometimes referred to as "holistic" psychotherapy, where the individual is understood to be a synergistic whole, not merely a psyche.  I also use a "functional" approach, such as with Functional Medicine, that seeks to heal the root cause of a problem rather than just suppress the symptoms.  The result is a complete correction or healing.

How Does it Help?
Integrative Psychotherapy, with it's multi-level approach, addresses both your mental/emotional issues and your body's bio-chemical state, creating the changes you desire much more quickly than strictly talk therapy. Environmental stressers, such as poor nutrition, stressful situations and mental and physical toxicity not only cause physical illness, they play a large role in psychological distress.  Many people are unaware of how strongly environmental issues effect our mental/emotional experiences. Alleviating unresolved mental/emotional issues (which produce a cascade of biochemicals) helps us also avoid or heal from physical illness. 

In our work together you will be guided to the very center of your Self where you can learn what is needed for the resolution of inner upset and develop true inner peace. You will find your self exchanging defenses and worries for self-trust and confidence and transforming illness, depression and anxiety into health, peace and happiness. Whatever issues you want to address, this integrative approach will support you to reach your goals quickly -- no need for years in therapy.

Integrative Psychotherapy:
  •    Offers an effective, natural approach so that you can avoid, reduce               or eliminate the need for psychopharmaceuticals.
  •    Enables you to develop the conscious awareness and inner strength               needed to create the changes you want.
  •    Focuses on, supports the strength of the human mind-body-spirit.
  •    Assists you in learning from..and then transforming, whatever is                   holding you back from the life & health you want & deserve.
  View My Book:
 
"Entering Your Own Heart: A Guide to Developing
Self Love, Inner Peace and Happiness"
                                       www.EnteringYourOwnHeart.com
  
 
 
                      


Walnut Creek, California