Norma L. Myers, LMFT
|Professions: Marriage & Family Therapy|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: MFT - 35515|
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I work with people to move them through their defenses, which often come up as blame and judgment, to get in touch with their more vulnerable feelings and the needs connected to those feelings. In order to do this I use a variety of vehicles depending on the area we are trying to traverse. Initially I teach cognitive behavioral or even behavioral methods to change behaviors that are causing problems. In order to connect to some of the deeper emotions I use Mindfulness. To work through early childhood schemas that effect perspective and depth of reaction I will often employ EMDR. The overall view is a deep respect for people's ability to move towards health and growth. So we move at a pace that they are comfortable with.
Email or Call Norma L. Myers, LMFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 10871
More Info About My Practice
My fee is $120.00/session. I have a sliding scale and can usually negotiate with people for a fee that they can afford. The insurances I take are Blue Shield, Value Options, and Claremont EPA. If you have a PPO insurance plan, they will generally cover my services.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
I am adept at helping people, either individually or in couples, who are acting out of childhood issues that are effecting them adversely in their current life. Some of these issues that show up are emotional deprivation, abandonment, unlovability, social isolation, or entitilement. These are all schemas that stem from needs that where not met in their childhood. They show up as extreme reactions to minor situations in their current life and keep them from having the closeness and support they crave.
My View on the Purpose of Psychotherapy
The purpose of therapy is to help you learn more about yourself and to have some tools to help you navigate the difficult terrain of your inner life.
What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist
I love that I am always learning new things about others and about myself. It is an exciting and dynamic process. I love seeing people learn to love themselves.
Services I Provide
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
- Family Therapy
- Group Therapy
Ages I Work With
Groups I Work With
I run anger management groups for women. The program offers three levels each consisting of 12 meetings which take place once a week. I work with women who have decided that their anger has become a problem in their life and they want to make a change. The groups are small (5-8) so that everyone has a chance to work on their issues.
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