15455 N. Greenway Hayden Loop C9, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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(480) 454-5590

Counseling Services for Adults in North Scottsdale

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About the Therapist

Meet Kawena

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Scottsdale, Arizona,  I provide individual and group counseling services for adults suffering from trauma and anxiety. I am passionate about helping people who suffer from trauma and I make sure to stay current with the latest treatments available in order to help you find healing. 

Taking the first step is hard, know that I am here to assist you in your journey. 

Learn more about me here. 

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Counseling Specializations

What is SE?

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"The Somatic Experiencing® method is a body-oriented approach to the healing of trauma and other stress disorders. It is the life’s work of Dr. Peter A. Levine, resulting from his multidisciplinary study of stress physiology, psychology, ethology, biology, neuroscience, indigenous healing practices, and medical biophysics, together with over 45 years of successful clinical application. The SE approach releases traumatic shock, which is the key to transforming PTSD and the wounds of healing emotional and early developmental attachment trauma." 

What is EMDR?

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"EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. EMDR therapy shows that the mind can in fact heal from psychological trauma much as the body recovers from physical trauma.  The brain’s information processing system naturally moves toward mental health."

What is Brainspotting?

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"Brainspotting locates points in the client’s visual field that help to access unprocessed trauma in the subcortical brain. Brainspotting is a powerful, focused treatment method that works by identifying, processing and releasing core neurophysiological sources of emotional/body pain, trauma, dissociation and a variety of other challenging symptoms. Brainspotting is a simultaneous form of diagnosis and treatment, enhanced with Biolateral sound, which is deep, direct, and powerful yet focused and containing."

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Koa Counseling and Consulting, PLLC

15455 N. Greenway Hayden Loop C9, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Call: (480) 454-5590 Email: kawena@koacc.com

Hours

Thursdays by appointment