Kirstin Carl, M.S., MFT
|Professions: Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: MFC|
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I know it takes courage to ask for help.
As you read my profile, you may be struggling with feelings of shame, uncertainty, or worry about therapy.
By reaching out to a therapist, you are taking the first step on your healing path toward fulfillment, meaning, and joy.
Therapy may be the key to opening a door to changing unhealthy patterns holding you back from the life you desire to live.
My approach grows out of my passionate belief in the transformative power of relationships. I believe that our early relational experiences significantly impact our future relationships. They influence our ways of viewing ourselves and others. Connecting with a compassionate therapist, you can heal from the pain of your past, and then open the door of possibility to more gratifying connections with others. A secure, healthy relationship with a therapist is a starting point for building desired healthy relationships in other areas of your life, like with peers, co-workers, romantic partners, and so on. Together, we will work to increase your sense of well-being, so that you may navigate life's challenges without regressing toward old, self-defeating behaviors. I will give you concrete tools for your successful life changes. Drawing on my experience and abilities, I offer a unique atmosphere of safety, trust, acceptance, and compassionate exploration. I am deeply committed to providing an environment where you feel safe to uncover the hidden and tender places in your heart, while partnering with you towards deep emotional healing, growth, & lasting change. I have devoted my professional development to creating a therapeutic experience in which the wounds & scars you carry in your heart can heal, bringing forth freedom & wholeness that previously felt out of reach. I practice and identify with the Christian faith, for anyone who is seeking a faith-based therapeutic process.
Email or Call Kirstin Carl, M.S., MFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19331
More Info About My Practice
I am here to partner with you and walk beside you in discovering joy and clarity, even in your darkest places.
No matter what your age is, you still have a chance to experience freedom from the bondage of past hurts & regrets.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
I specialize in working with survivors of sexual abuse & other trauma. I compassionately approach the avoidance & shame connected to trauma, in order to join with clients to overcome obstacles to healing. My clinical, personal, & educational experiences contribute to my ability to help you overcome the trauma of your past & thrive in the present, leading to hope & transformation.
I also specialize in mother-daughter relationships, helping you to break free from the hurt and remove the obstacles holding you back from the healthy connection you desire.
What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist
I feel honored to have the privilege of walking with clients through the dark places in their hearts, & then into the light of a life of freedom from emotions & behavior patterns that previously kept them in bondage. The joy of my life is building an atmosphere of trust & safety that allows clients to reach new levels of success.
My Therapy Focus
Although I practice & identify with the Christian faith, my therapeutic practice is not limited to Christian clients.
For those who are seeking a faith-based therapeutic experience, I incorporate The Lord into the treatment process. I help my Christian clients discover the ways that their experiences & pain affect the way they view The Lord. I gently guide my Christian clients into a healthy relationship with The Lord.
Importance of the Client-Therapist Alliance
I believe that safety & trust in the client-therapist relationship are the most important factors in determining the outcome of therapy. I have a strong ability to join with clients to form an effective client-therapist alliance. I create an atmosphere of acceptance, so that clients may begin to value themselves & discover their true identities.
Services I Provide
- Family Therapy
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
- Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
Ages I Work With
Groups I Work With
Sexual abuse survivors, adolescents, young adults, co-dependency, difficulty with intimacy.
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