Sylvie Eyral, LCSW, SEP
|Professions: Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Psychotherapy|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker|
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In a world riddled with uncertainties, stress and trauma seem to be part of daily life. The most devastating impact over time is the loss of connection with ourselves. My approach to therapy is to provide a safe and supportive container to gently renegotiate old emotional and physical strategies, practice new ways of being and help you reclaim that connection to yourself. It is my firm belief that the most important element of effective therapy is a genuine connection between you and me.
I utilize a variety of mind-body treatment modalities including Somatic Experiencing to treat and resolve the fight-flight-freeze and fear cycles in the present moment, to move toward resiliency, self- and co-regulation. I like to think of therapy as a collaboration to help you increase life skills focusing on your strengths and resources.
People who consult with me may present symptoms of anxiety or depression. Their suffering may be connected to a specific event or a crisis (loss, accident, illness), or be the result of an overwhelmed or dysregulated nervous system.
Nervous system dysregulation can happen after "ordinary" events such as car accidents, falls, medical intervention, or after "extraordinary" events such as natural disasters. Our nervous systems can become overwhelmed when we live through something that happens too fast, lasts too long, or is perceived as "life-threatening." That's because even though our nervous systems are similar, our perception of the same event varies based on our history and life experiences.
Email or Call Sylvie Eyral, LCSW, SEP at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 06178
More Info About My Practice
My practice is devoted to working with adults, teaching self-regulation, building capacity while focusing on strengths and resources. One of the key principles that changed my practice from a psychoanalytic perspective to a body-centered approach is that "Trauma is in the nervous system not in the event." (Peter Levine, "Waking the Tiger")
I find it exciting to know that neurological research suggesting "plasticity" implies that the brain is constantly creating and expanding new neural pathways. It means that all areas of the brain are "plastic" well beyond childhood, and throughout adult life. It supports evidence that with proper therapeutic guidance the human spirit-mind-body system has an inherent capacity to heal itself since the brain changes throughout the lifespan in response to new experiences.
To engage in therapy takes courage. The benefits of allowing yourself to be open to your own experience can be immense. The rewards can range from a feeling of wellbeing, to a greater capacity to relax, a sense of freedom, abundance, creativity and self-expression.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
Complex trauma, Developmental, Attachment and Shock trauma, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
As a trauma specialist, I love witnessing people's recovery, the restoration of their wholeness, their greater sense of self with new ways of enjoying being alive.
Services I Provide
- Clinical Supervision
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
Ages I Work With
Groups I Work With
Developmental and Complex Trauma. Medical/Surgical Trauma. Grief, and Depression. Anxiety/Phobia/Panic Attacks. Stress/Traumatic Stress. Auto accidents. Shock Trauma. Sexual Abuse/Emotional Abuse. Spirituality and Trauma. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Bipolar Disorder. Transition Preparation.
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