MINDSOLUTIONS LLC'S PHILOSOPHY
Mindsolutions’ services are adapted to the generational needs of our clients and their communities. We serve remotely and in-office as needed. Mindsolutions is family-oriented; our services go above and beyond. At Mindsolutions, we believe that families can be approached not just by a single therapist, but perhaps even two or three different professionals who serve the family as a team and support-system. Mindsolutions’ professionals hold expertise in dual diagnoses. The work we do with mental illness and mental disability is designed to support our families with school IEPs and place referrals for ABA, autism, and disability evaluations. We can help establish connections to speech and occupational therapists. Our therapy team will adapt to the community’s resources and each family’s individual needs. Each one of our therapists has a unique style; we all believe that our emotional and mental health depends on our ability to embrace and express our feelings, moving toward social interest and attaining goals of self-worth in love, work, and life in general.
Our emotional and mental health suffers when there are inconsistencies between the image we have of ourselves and what takes place in our immediate experiences. Counseling allows us to gain an accurate perception of who we are in the world and include our feelings in this reality. Our counseling approach is unique to everyone; for example, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) involves the belief that everyone has the capacity to reframe and change their core values to constructively create changes in all aspects of life. Our job in the counseling process is to offer an environment of safety, respect, and acceptance, as well as provide beneficial therapeutic tools to each person. Much of who we are as individuals is rooted in our past. We will explore with you those past experiences that may have contributed to the circumstances that bring you to counseling today. Our approach considers the impact of the family you grew up in, your current family — biological and chosen — and other significant relationships. Through a better understanding of who you are and how you think and feel, we will find ways to move toward healing.
To provide culturally and linguistically competent work to diverse client populations, bilingualism/multilingualism must be considered as one of the many rich aspects of an individual’s culture(s). Language is central to therapeutic work because it is communication that therapists rely on to build alliances, establish rapport, and understand the inner worlds of their clients. As psychotherapy continues to become more widely available, it is vital that we develop our understanding of how languages describe concrete as well as symbolic meanings and experiences.
When thinking about the process of learning how to speak (whether it be your first language or your fifth), one must consider that language is not only comprised of learning words and phrases, but is also influenced by psychodevelopmental milestones, varied social contexts, and meaning-producing important interactions with others. Our bilingual services are provided in English and Spanish, offering equal services for our communities, effectively closing the culture gaps as we focus on the psychological aspects related to the intersection of language and culture.