I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Hawaii with over 6 years experience in the substance abuse and counseling field. I have assisted people in numerous areas of concerns, ranging from substance abuse,childhood trauma, sexual abuse,depression, anger management,domestic violence, life transitions,grief counseling and relationship issues. I believe in self empowerment as well as creating an ability to form healthy connections with others.
My counseling style is guided by compassion, intuition and non-judgmental attitude. I will hold space for you as we explore your own personal healing processes. Some of the processes used are family of origin work, experiential therapy ,somatic and trauma based work coupled with an individualized plan to meet your personal needs. I will provide a listening ear, emotional understanding and intuitive insight to assist you in discovering your authentic self and supporting your healing journey.
It takes a courageous soul to look into oneself for answers and if you are willing I will support you in this journey with love,compassion and truth.
I look forward to working with you.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Life Purpose, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
HI LMFT MFT-648
AZ LMFT Lmft-15857
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Written on Dec 19, 2022 after therapy with Josephine for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd
She’s the best
Written on Sep 24, 2021 after therapy with Josephine for 2 months on issues concerning career difficulties, and compassion fatigue
I am really thankful for the opportunity to work with Josephine. During our time together she made me feel like my thoughts and feelings were valid and she gave me useful tools and guidance to help me shift my perspective onto better things which helped me enjoy and love life a little more. I highly recommend Josephine as a therapist and I just wanted to say thank you again, Josephine!
Written on Aug 04, 2021 after therapy with Josephine for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem
Josephine is extremely attentive and kind, she listens to detail and offers wonderful advice and tools to help.
Written on Jul 19, 2021 after therapy with Josephine for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and coping with life changes
I appreciate the tools Josephine brings to our sessions because it helps me throughout my everyday life. She genuinely takes time to learn about me, listen to what I have to say and truly allow me to feel all the emotions that happens within our time together.
Written on Jul 19, 2021 after therapy with Josephine for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem