Person-Centered, Strengths-Based, Trauma-Informed, Brainspotting, Telehealth, Online!
Person-Centered, Strengths-Based, Trauma-Informed, Brainspotting, Telehealth, Online!
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In these tumultuous, anxiety-producing and emotional times, you may be overwhelmed with feelings of fear, sadness, worry, anxiety and stress. Just because you are unable to meet with a therapist face-to-face does not mean you are alone or abandoned to face this on your own.
Telehealth allows us to stay connected, to provide you with support, and to be there in your time of crisis! At Distinctively Yours, LLC we are proud to inform you that we are available to provide you with counseling via telephone and telehealth anywhere in Virginia, Florida, Nevada or internationally. This is a time of isolation, loneliness and despair for many. Grief and loss are very real in the face of depression and unimaginable deaths worldwide.
“You deserve to have everything your heart desires. Happiness, success, perfect health, loving relationships, financial abundance, and peace of mind are your birthright. And they are there for the taking. Through positive, consistent visualization, your life will change, it will become the life you have always longed for, always dreamed about. There are no limitations with what you can have, achieve or be. Any limitations you feel there are, are only in your mind, and can be eradicated, SHOULD be eradicated. The sky is the limit. Make a promise to yourself that today, from this very moment, is the first day on your journey to total transformation. No more procrastination, no more 'starting on Monday', no more 'I'm too busy'. The time is now. Allow magic and miracles into your life.” ~ Excerpt From Creative Visualization: 33 Guided Visualization Scripts to Create the Life of Your Dreams
"You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
If you or someone you know is suffering from financial stress, isolation, grief, loss, fear of the unknown, depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, or traumatic distress, we are here for you!
Reach out today! Help is an email away!
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Life is worth living but you need to act now to turn things around!
Individual counseling for the lifespan, from ages 9 through 99, is available to assist with life transitions, traumatic experiences, emotional pain and life’s stressors. From day to day, your life is impacted by the events and circumstances that are sometimes beyond your control. Mental illness such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, Postpartum depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychotic Disorders, to name a few, can cause disruption in the flow of your life, disagreements in relationship, and overall dysfunction in daily productivity. skills which prepare you to handle the emotional rollercoaster that life may throw at you. Make an appointment today for a counseling session by sending us an email us at: email@example.com
Active duty military, veterans and military families have unique challenges that affect them. Deployments, post-deployments, financial stressors, losses during deployment and new ways of living after discharge, all create anxiety and stress for out heroes and their families. We understand and care. Counseling is available to help you cope, to strengthen family units and to help heal the wounds of war. After you’ve fought to protect everyone else from harm, let us walk with you through your own battles. Reach out via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Relational bonds between couples need to be strong and healthy. For that to happen, it is necessary to do the work that prepares you to relate your partner with empathy, forgiveness, deep-seated unconditional love and respect. Strong marriages grow in courtship, where healthy families also begin. Let us help you to lay the foundation for the beautiful relationship and family unit that you want to create. Once your family expands and perinatal mental health care is needed, support during and after pregnancy is crucial. Perinatal or postpartum mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD) care is one of our specialities. Email us for all your family's mental health needs at: email@example.com
Every life is touched by traumatic events and devastating loss. Trauma impacts each individual uniquely and treatment must be tailored to meet you where you are. We provide empathetic, person-centered, strengths-based, trauma therapy to help you recover and thrive. Whether you have encountered sexual, inter-personal, IPV/domestic violence, childhood abuse and neglect or racial/race-based trauma, the pain and suffering associated with your experiences will be validated and treatment will focus on bringing you relief and mental wellness whether we use TF-CBT, Brainspotting or ACT... You can survive and thrive...
Are you struggling with declaring who you are to family and friends? Do you face rejection, discrimination and stigmatization from those closest to you in addition to societal pressures? Is anxiety and dysphoric depression plaguing you as you try to function in an atmosphere of oppression and rejection? If you’re wedged between a rock and a hard place, choosing between being yourself or being alone, isolated, we are here to walk through this with you... Our strengths-based approach focuses on helping you grow in self-acceptance as you affirm your authentic personhood in every area of your life... You need to know that being affirmative means that I will treat you, loving couples, families and transgender/gender-fluid individuals, with the dignity, respect and affirmation that you deserve. Please know that you are perfectly you!
Do you accept insurance or are you only private pay?
We accept cash, credit cards, private pay, insurance. Currently, we are contracted and paneled with major insurers: Anthem (Including Medicaid), Aetna, Bright Healthcare, PCHP, Optima and Optima EAP, Tricare, Optum United Behavioral Health, Cigna to provide services to you. Please verify with your health insurance provider, what your
behavioral health coverage entails.
Do you provide online counseling?
Yes we provide online counseling via telehealth for the convenience of our clients who are unable to engage in therapy in our office setting for whatever reasons. We also serve international clients in addition to the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Florida where we are licensed, therefore a secure and HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform is used to ensure your privacy.
Our experience and credentials have prepared us to offer excellent, effective, evidence-based outpatient, individualized, counseling services in a safe, nonjudgmental and empathetic environment which is conducive to recovery. We treat mental health disorders, with a goal of holistic, overall wellness for the individuals, families, and couples that we serve. Our approach is trauma-informed, strength-based, person-centered, as we ascribe to the belief that you are the expert in your life and a co-creator in a life that is uniquely and distinctively yours!
At Distinctively Yours, LLC our focus is you: your wellness, your healing, your strengths, and your resilience. While we also focus on giving you the tools to help you heal, revitalize, rejuvenate, and activate your inner strengths, we primarily seek to ensure that you are holistically well. We are dedicated to providing you an impartial, nonjudgmental, safe space, where you can feel free to be authentically you, to voice your needs, fears, pain, concerns, knowing that we listen and will work together with you to customize a treatment plan specific to you and your needs.
At Distinctively Yours, LLC Counseling and Consulting, we take your mental health seriously. We promise to walk with you on your journey to mental stability and wellness. Our goal is to help you grow from the obstacles in your path, overcome your struggles, heal from your pain, move upward and forward to the place you intend to be. We will stay alongside you as you recreate a life that is distinctively yours, out of your trauma, confusion, pain and distress.
Avis Augustine-Miller LPC, LMHC, LCPC, NCC, CCMHC is licensed in Virginia as an LPC, Nevada as an LCPC, and Florida as an LMHC. She is board certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors as a National Certified Counselor and a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Passionate about client care, she is trained in multiple treatment interventions, including ACT, TF-CBT, Brainspotting,
With a background in emergency mental health, substance use disorders, trauma and crisis counseling, Avis is an innovative leader in Crisis Intervention, Crisis Stabilization, suicide and homicide ideation evaluation and treatment. Avis is a CIT instructor, an ASIST trainer, a REVIVE! Trainer, an IPICD Excited Delirium & Agitated Chaotic Events (ACE) Instructor, and has volunteered as a committee
With a passion for mental wellness, suicide prevention, trauma-informed, trauma-focused treatment, PTSD interventions, domestic violence prevention and the promotion of mental wellness, Avis works tirelessly to ensure her clients receive personalized treatment geared towards increasing quality of life, and emotional balance in an effort to assist them to live their best, distinctively crafted live
COVID-19 fears, racial tensions, police brutality are some of the issues weighing heavily on you mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually. If you’re concerned about financial solvency, illness, death, job insecurity from layoffs, and the threat of trauma due to racial oppression etc, call now.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you... Rumi
Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life.
You may experience depressive or other mental health symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, anger, helplessness, unwarranted guilt and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of pain, bewilderment, and overwhelming despair toward healing and mental wellness.
Relationship counseling is advantageous to couples, whether courting or married, who are seeking to strengthen their emotional bond, in all stages of their relationship and through life transitions. Even the joyful times of a relationship, such as a wedding or the birth of a long-awaited baby, can create unexpected stress, anxiety, and depressed mood. Conflicts arise due to the daily grind, financial stress, and life’s harsh realities. Therapy sessions are held with both individuals and as a couple in a supportive place, to discuss issues and solutions to grow and strengthen your relationship.
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