There are many barriers to accessing and receiving healthcare and support for people living with chronic environmental illnesses.
Here at The Counseling Center at CELA, we understand the need for avoidance in order to minimize exposures to the chemicals and environments that trigger reactions which can lead to days, weeks, or months of often disabling symptoms.
Our Support Services
We offer our support services via email, virtual conferencing, telephone, face-to-face, and in combinations. Providing these alternatives to the traditional model for counseling enables more people to access and receive needed services and support.
Our approach is holistic and integrative. The integrative approach is a special model of healthcare that focuses on the person and not the disease. No two clients are alike, no two lives are the same. Plans for care and individual goals are developed with each client’s active participation and in partnership with the client.
The Creative Arts and Health
The creative arts are significant and integral parts of healing and health. Creative Arts Therapy allows us to examine ourselves, our lives, and our direction using all our senses.
Creative Arts Therapy is not the only option for therapy and support that we offer. Many of our clients focus primarily on talk therapy while remaining open to the expressive healing and potential for self-discovery that can be found through the creative arts. It is always the client’s choice.
Counseling is a Process
Taking part in the therapeutic journey can have profound positive results that may benefit many areas of your life. As with everything in life, there is no guarantee. Change and growth can be joyous, painful, and often unpredictable. Every step along the way, the decision to continue is yours.
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