LMHC & RYT200
Kate McReynolds, owner of Root to Rise Counseling, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher. She received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling, education in Play Therapy, and education in Marriage & Family Therapy. She completed her yoga teacher training from a Yoga Alliance school, is registered at the 200-hour level, and is currently working toward the 500-hour level. She continues to expand her knowledge by participating regularly in continuing education for both mental health and yoga.
Kate is committed to being of service to you by providing compassionate and empirically-supported care rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Trauma-Informed Yoga Philosophy. These evidence-based and goal-oriented practices are actively focused on the present moment and emphasize the importance of healthy psychosomatic experiences. Previous experience with yoga is not necessary. Learn more about the treatment approach here.
It is Kate's vision to create a counseling experience for you that integrates the principles of mental health and yoga, allowing your mind and body to collaborate as you work toward recovery. Her intention is to provide a supportive environment to help facilitate your growth.
"You already have the ability to heal yourself and grow. I will work to help you find it and keep it." -Kate
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
CBT is effective in helping people reach goals related to:
Reducing intensity and frequency of symptoms
Identifying unhealthy thought patterns
Resolving relationship issues
Improving awareness of triggers
Expanding and utilizing a support system
Understanding connections of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors
Developing healthy coping skills
Maintaining medication compliance
Improving communication and social skills
Preventing mental health and addiction relapse
Improving self-esteem and self-efficacy
Trauma-Informed Yoga Philosophy
Yoga promotes a number of mental health benefits, including:
Healthy somatic experiences
Improved ability to self-regulate
Stimulation of the Vagus Nerve
Deeper self-awareness and insight
Strengthened self-esteem and self-efficacy
Clearer understanding of triggers and symptoms
Connections between physical and emotional experiences
Therapy + Yoga
Research shows that when the practices of CBT and Yoga are combined in a therapeutic and trauma-informed setting, clients are more capable of identifying stressors, challenging self-defeating patterns, creating new neurological pathways, reaching their treatment goals, and maintaining their mental health and wellness. Previous experience with yoga is not necessary.
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