As a counselor, my training is in Clinical & Health Psychology with a specialization in mind-body medicine as it relates to health, illness, and trauma.
As a Life Coach, my graduate education in psychology gives me an extra edge in helping clients improve quality of life and learn coping skills quickly.
Our mission is to assist individuals in overcoming the stigma of seeking mental health services. Our goal is to help you create a healthier, more fulfilling life while navigating life's many challenges.
Health & Wellness Coaching, Life Management Coaching, Mental & Behavioral Health Counseling
My expertise is working with more difficult cases. If you have had challenges finding the help you need, I'd love to hear from you.
HOW I CAN HELP YOU
Living Large Coaching & Counseling helps you develop a healthier, more fulfilling life grounded in emerging science and psychology.
My coaching and counseling focus on cognitive behavioral therapy, self development, skill building and improving well being through lifestyle changes and identifying harmful behavior patterns.
I offer sound psychological tools and life skills training for coping with change, trauma, setbacks, and life transitions.
I'm especially interested in working with individuals and groups who understand that the mind-body connection is integral to health and well being.
Specialties include: Life Management Coaching, Cancer Recovery Support, Positive Psychology, and Mind-Body Medicine, Life Transitions, Behavioral Health, PTSD.
In a very short period of time, we were able to drill down and get to my core issues and family dynamics. Identifying my codependency and dysfunctional family roles has helped me in controlling my anxiety and make changes in my marriage.
"The take-away that means the most to me right now [from coaching] was how I feel like I now have permission to walk away from negative, deceptive, and/or deceitful situations. I feel liberated from the task of taking responsibility for making a doomed situation come out right.
"Cindy has helped me powerfully transcend some "blind spots" and subconscious blocks in my life walkabout---all with a gentle, but strong guidance, well-timed reflection and some amazing insight based on her personal experience--which I value much more than by-the-book coaching styles or one-size-fits-all counsel. I highly recommend investing in a guide on this life journey...and Living Large Coaching has been an invaluable guide for me --keeping me centered, relaxed, and excited about possibilities, both now and in the future. LLC walks the talk and is a powerful asset to your transcendent life journey!"
NEW CLIENT Process - Update Due to COVID
A free 15 minute Discovery call, to see if we're a good fit (if you wish).
Assessment & Data Collection - to determine your needs.
Individual Planning & Goals
TeleHealth Phone, Video, or Online Meetings - 50 minute or 75 minute sessions.
Email Follow Ups (additional fee)
Ask About Custom Programming Packages for Your Special Needs
Online Groups for Anxiety, Stress Management, and Depression - Coming Soon.
I try to make services affordable. Payment arrangements are made upfront, in advance.
I don't accept private insurance.
If you have insurance, depending on your co-pay, I may be able to match that - meaning I would accept that amount for payment.
I also offer a sliding scale fee based on your income, if you can demonstrate financial hardship.
I work with a limited number of clients, pro bono.
This insures your complete confidentiality and freedom from insurance constraints.
M.A. Clinical & Health Psychology
B.S Behavioral Medicine (Mind-Body Science)
Life Coaching Training
** Working out payment arrangements is easier than you think. Please ask for a plan to meet your needs. **
I offer a sliding scale to make help affordable. PLEASE, ask if you have a hardship case.
If you have insurance, I may accept what your co-pay is based on your circumstances.
There is no standard or fixed fee. Quotes are based on a needs assessment.
In-person sessions generally are more expensive.
Working over the phone and online meetings can be a highly cost effective method for counseling and coaching.
A traditional session is 50 minutes, at $ 90.
I offer a discount for a 75 minute session, at $ 110.
I offer a further discount for multiple weekly sessions.
Possibly do a Trade/Barter Swap for services - Please ask.
I got started working as a Life Skills Instructor in the prison system. I've worked with numerous populations, in various institutional settings. Through out my journey, I saw huge gaps in the quality of care people received in mental health services. I aim fill that gap. I'm always updating my education and staying up to date on the latest interventions.
If you don't find a good fit with a counselor/coach right away, keep looking. Every practice has a different flavor using numerous modalities and it may take a while to find that person you click with, but it's worth it.
What current obstacle is the biggest stumbling block getting in your way? Prioritize your needs this way.
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