Britt Young, LMFT, Counseling in Honolulu, Hawaii, 96825

Britt Young, LMFT

Britt Young, LMFT

Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 472
Secondary Credential: LMFT - 208000345
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 35850
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377 Keahole St.
E211-d
Honolulu, Hawaii 96825
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If you're reading this, you've already taken the most difficult and important step toward feeling better -- reaching out for help. I specialize in helping clients who are experiencing distress stemming from anxiety, depression, trauma, or relationship issues. Many of my clients complain they're feeling "stuck" and can't find a way to move forward. For some, this feeling has been something they've dealt with for many years. Others feel this way after a traumatic event or difficult transition. No matter what is motivating you to seek therapy, it's important to find the right support and the right therapist to help you get your life back on track.

Although I tailor my approach to each client, I typically use a person-centered, psychodynamic approach when working with individuals. This approach encourages personal insight and allows you to identify destructive patterns that may be holding you back and making you feel stuck. Cognitive Behavioral techniques help my clients make long-term behavior change, which can help keep you on track long after therapy has ended.

With couples, I usually use emotionally-focused therapy techniques, which provide for greater emotional intimacy between partners. I also identify communication breakdowns between partners and provide a framework for increasing communication and healthy conflict resolution.

When I work with families, I often use a systems approach and help each family member identify his/her role in the family dysfunction. By working together, we can create a healthy, happy family life in which all members can thrive.

Email or Call Britt Young, LMFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 35850

More Info About My Practice

I have extensive experience in mediation, parent coordination, and have worked with families experiencing domestic violence. Therefore, I bring conflict-resolution skills into my therapy practice and help couples and families who are living in high-conflict homes. I also specialize in helping divorcing couples and families in the midst of divorce.

Before I became a therapist, I was a television news reporter in a high-stress environment, and I also bring that experience to my practice. Therefore, I also see clients who are in high-stress/high-profile job environments.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Psychotherapy can give much-needed relief to those struggling with a myriad of difficulties and disorders - from life transitions to severe depression and just about everything in-between. The most common thing I hear from clients is what a sense of relief they feel, often after just the first session.

By providing a sense of emotional security, therapists encourage their clients to verbalize their problems - therefore, gaining a sense of control over their distress. And, of course, therapists guidance and support throughout the process.

In short, psychotherapy can bring immediate relief for those suffering from distress - and it can offer much-needed support for those who are seeking compassion and guidance as they navigate their problems.

What I Say to People Concerned about the Therapy Process

I often hear people say they're concerned about starting therapy because they're afraid they will "tap into" disturbing thoughts and/or memories they've spent years trying to suppress. And, in some ways, they're right: Talking about upsetting or traumatic past events could bring-up feelings they've spent years trying to ignore.

However, I often tell them that those thoughts and memories are going to come-up, with or without therapy. Unfortunately, if they surface in an emotionally unsafe environment, it can be very distressing. In the safe space provided by a therapist, the client and therapist can process the trauma together.

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Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Couples, adolescents, families

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Fear
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Systems Theory /Therapy

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