Psychotherapy is a valuable process of self-discovery and changing course when things no longer seem to be working. When the patterns and coping styles we develop earlier in life are no longer serving us or life experiences challenge our ability to effectively navigate the world, we often need a guide to help us get a different perspective and learn new skills.

angry faceAnxiety, depression, and chronic anger are just some of the signals that indicate something is out of alignment. Difficulty managing distressful emotions, burnout, chronic stress or worry, negative inner dialogue, communication and relationship problems, problematic conflict styles, unmet needs and desires, trauma related symptoms, and other difficulties may result in physical distress, illness, and disease. The mind and body operate together to create a sense of well-being or ill health.

Developing emotional intelligence personally and professionally, managing stress and anxiety, cultivating wisdom, moving from depression to finding your passion, and resolving loss, grief, and trauma can help reclaim your joy, transform unhealthy habits, improve relationships while having more time to focus on what’s meaningful and working towards your goals.

tree mandalaPaths to Wellness, Inc. takes an integrative approach to wellness where the mind and body are interconnected. We hold our emotions, our stories, and trauma in our body. Using a tops down (cognitive approach) and bottoms up (body sensations and emotions) approach in understanding, unwinding, and releasing chronic stress and trauma to create more openness, spontaneity, fluidity, availability for new experiences and the ability to live more fully in the present moment. Using mindfulness and self-inquiry practices provide the tools for a lifetime of self awareness and acceptance and an ability to be with  experience rather than defending against or avoiding difficult feelings and conflicts.

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Dr. Valerie Sher
61 Renato Ct., Suite 18
Redwood City, CA 94061
Phone: 650-332-4656

Offices in Menlo Park and Redwood City/Atherton.

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