Kaycee Beglau, MA, PsyD

Kaycee Beglau, MA, PsyD

Professions: Psychology, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - PS017976
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 29492
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128 Chestnut St
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 - United States
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I am an in-network provider for:

  • Medicare

Fees: $125 - 50 minute initial evaluation
$100 - 50 minute session

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I find it a tremendous honor and privilege to be allowed to share in the therapeutic journey of another human being. Particularly for those who have survived trauma, trusting another person or helping professional often requires a great deal of courage. And for anyone, beginning therapy can be anxiety provoking and even terrifying. As a therapist, it is my responsibility to earn your trust over time, with my primary focus being the establishment of a safe and collaborative therapeutic relationship. My approach to therapy is co-created and tailored to meet each person's needs, goals, and values. I have specialized training and experience in a variety of treatment modalities (e.g., DBT, CBT, ACT, psychodynamic/psychoanalytic, trauma-focused, and attachment-based strategies), which can range from highly structured to unstructured approaches. I aim to be a flexible therapist, to meet each person where they are, and to work conjointly on creating a therapeutic approach or plan that will both address the immediate needs and lead to lasting, meaningful life changes.

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More Info About My Practice

Although I am passionate about working with a variety of presenting problems or difficulties, I especially enjoy working with complex trauma and dissociative disorders, including Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). I have an understanding and ability to work with commonly associated difficulties, such as suicidality, self-harm, impulsivity, eating issues, and addictions. Through a non-judgmental approach, we can work to explore and understand the purpose and function these often confusing and frustrating behaviors have. It is through this curiosity and compassion that room for new choices and new behaviors is found. Additionally, I am sensitive to the presence of tremendous shame and guilt often present in trauma survivors, and strongly believe the therapeutic relationship can be an important source of healing for these painful feeling states.

My Role as a Therapist

I believe in the innate ability for every person to grow, thrive, and to get better. I view my role as helping people explore, understand, and make room for new possibilities. I do not believe I am the source for the "correct" answer, knowledge, or path for anyone. Rather, I believe in the equality of the therapeutic relationship, where two people come together to co-create a different kind of experience. It is in this co-created experience that symptoms or problems can be looked at in a new way and explored together. While I may offer new ideas or ways of looking at something, I also encourage people to offer their ideas, feedback, and reactions to both the therapeutic process and to myself as a therapist as they come up. It is often these responses that create opportunities for deepening the therapeutic work, reaching new levels of insight, and creating meaningful changes.

My View on the Nature of 'Disorders'

Symptoms and/or 'disorders' are typically what bring people to therapy. There are problems or suffering and of course, people want things to get better. Sometimes, these symptoms or disorders become labels used to categorize people, to make predictions about them or their prognosis, and to make decisions about recommendations or approaches to treatment. While there are arguably pros and cons to this, something very important and meaningful is often lost. And that is, who is the actual person and what is the purpose or the function of the symptoms in the first place?

Many times, I believe these symptoms or behaviors are protective and adaptive responses to upsetting or overwhelming feelings or events that occurred early on in life. There is a reason, a purpose, even for the behaviors that seem "self-destructive" or symptoms that seem incomprehensible. The task of therapy is to bring a sense of curiosity and openness to these early experiences and to the symptoms/behaviors so that the individual person might feel more deeply understood and seen. And that in doing so, the space becomes more open for new insights, possibilities, and ways of being. There is a greater sense of choice and freedom, which is essentially the opposite of being confined by a diagnostic label.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Complex Trauma Survivors, Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Somatization
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Values Clarification

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy

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