Wellness-Based Therapy


Feeling as if you aren’t tethered to anything and have no understanding of your identity? Living in a cycle of repetitive patterns and glazed over by depression and anxiety? Having a hard time fostering hope and happiness? Feeling emotionally stuck or having a hard time developing a good quality of life?


Have You Considered Wellness-Based Therapy?


Wellness-Based Therapy is focused on the client’s 8-dimensions of wellness as they pertain to wants, needs, and goals. It is a strength-based and culturally considerate approach to therapy that focus on treating underlying causes of symptoms and examining the person’s well-being from a holistic perspective. Holistic forms of therapy allow room for healing that addresses issues and recognizes factors from a mental, emotional, and spiritual standpoint, as well as the physical health of the patient.

Disclaimer: Wellness-Based Therapy is not a medical model of psychological diagnostics and does not lead to a diagnoses or treatment plan. Intentional Simplicity LLC has an established referral system to meet your where you are in this journey of healing.


When we don't have hope, we have no energy or motivation for therapy... or for any effort to change our situation.

What does therapy with me look like?



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1. Incorporation of Mindfulness and Wellness within the client to learn the fundamentals of how to heal. We must learn the basics of caring for ourselves before we can create change internally.

2. Encouragement and Validation of your experiences. What is it like to be you? Do you feel comfortable speaking with me or someone else about your presenting concerns?

3. Establish support and create solutions with the client to build sustainability. If you can not implement what you learn in therapy outside of therapy, I am not doing my job!

4. Continue to show up for yourself in many ways! The work is not done after you leave the therapy room! Create art, join support groups, incorporate wellness in totality. In other words, continue to participate in your healing! I am here to support you.

5. Termination. We are in everyone’s life for a season, if our season has come to an end, I will explore that with you and support your transitions as best as I can.


All sessions are completed virtually and by appointment only. Please know that Tele-therapy will be a different quality of services than in-person sessions. It will also be challenging to conduct art as therapy this way! What will be important is that you make efforts to access a quiet space free of distractions and other individuals. 


How do I approach your therapy?


Relational

Person-Centered

Holistic

Compassion Focused

Culturally Sensitive

Interpersonal

Positive Psychology

Family Systems

Art as Therapy

Mindfulness

Music as Therapy

Narrative (Story Telling)

Expressive Arts (Dance, Yoga, Movement, Rhythm, Breathing)

Humanistic

Strength-Based

Black Feminism

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Who do I work with?


Target Population: Adult (18+)

Elders (65+) and Cultivating Creativity

Healthcare Providers and Balancing Wellness

Organizational Leadership and Burnout

Women Empowerment

Queer Relationships and Identity Exploration

Graduate and Doctoral Students

Areas of Focus:

Identity Formation

Multiculturalism 

Positive Psychology 

Geriatric Quality of Life

Career Development 

Executive Functioning (Adult ADHD)

Depression and Anxiety

African Culture

African American and Black Culture 

Coping Skills

Grief

LGBTQIA + (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Ally)

Life Transitions (Young Adulthood)

Peer Relationships

LGBTQIA + Couples Therapy

Parenting 

Community Resources 

Wellness

Familial Relationships

Self Esteem

Stress

Sexual Abuse (Non-Offending Parenting Course Offered)

Trauma and PTSD 

Women Issues

Spirituality 

Community & Advocacy:

Bisexual Affirming

Gay Affirming

Intersex Affirming

Lesbian Affirming

Non-Binary Affirming

Open Relationships Non-Monogamy Affirming

Queer Affirming

Racial Justice Affirming

Sex Worker Affirming

Body Positivity Affirming

Transgender Affirming




Therapy Packages


Wellness Based Individual Therapy is a 60-minute individual therapy session. The client is treated on a one-on-one basis and can develop a long-lasting therapeutic relationship! Client documentation and communication methods are conducted through a HIPAA compliant portal called Theranest.

With 24/7 online scheduling, your choice of session fees, and the ease of connecting through phone or video. Therapy has never been easier to fit into your daily practice. I invite you to schedule a free, no-obligation 15-minute phone, or video therapy consultation. I look forward to supporting you through your wellness journey.


$315

3 Session Package

60 Minute Session

3 – 1 Hour Sessions for $105.00 per session

Valid for One Year

$130

Hourly Single Sessions

60- Minute Session

1 Hour Session for $130.00 per session

$240

2 Session Package

60- Minute Session

2 – 1 Hour Sessions for $ 120.00 per session

Valid for One Year

$460

4 Session Package

60- Minute Session

4 – 1 Hour Sessions for 115.00 per session

Valid for One Year

$880

8 Session Package

60- Minute Session

8-1 Hour Sessions for 110 per session

Valid for One Year

$1,200

12 Session Package

60- Minute Session

12 – 1 Hour Sessions for $100 per session

Valid for One Year


Intentional Simplicity accepts all major credit and debit cards. Intentional Simplicity, LLC does not accept insurance.


Yes, there is a cancellation policy.


Wellness Based-Therapy sessions are scheduled in advance and are a time reserved exclusively for our clients. When a session is canceled without adequate notice, we are unable to fill this time slot by offering it to another current client, a client on the waitlist, or a client with a clinical emergency. 

A fee of $65 will be charged when you miss or cancel an appointment without giving 24 hours advanced notice. You can cancel your appointment by calling, texting, or emailing intentionalsimplicityco@gmail.com or myself at 412-294-8708.


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The Relationship you have with yourself is the most complicated one because you can't walk away from you. You have to forgive every mistake and deal with every flaw. You have to find a way to love you...even when you dont want to love you.

Emergency Resources

Emergency: a situation where there is an immediate risk of harm to yourself or someone else.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at tel:1-800-273-8255 or text “HELLO” to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency please call tel:911 or visit your nearest emergency room.

Additional Resources

Text umttr to 741741 Trained counselors are available 24/7 for you or if you know someone in trouble and need advice, text the hotline.

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860 (USA) or 1-877-330-6366 (Canada) is primarily for transgender people in a crises, from struggling with gender identity to thoughts of self harm.

BlackLine : 1(800)-604-5841 is a 24-hour hotline geared towards the Black, Black LGBTQI, Brown, Native and Muslim community.

You aren’t alone in this anymore.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7) – tel:1-800-273-8255

Resolve at tel:1.888.796.8226 (in Allegheny County, PA)

Crisis Text Line (24/7) – Text START to tel:741741

LGBTQIA+ Support: Trevor Lifeline (24/7) – tel:866-488-7386

PAAR Helpline (24/7) – tel:1-866-363-7273