Is therapy that counselors use to help people overcome psychological trauma. A traumatic event is defined as one in which you perceive a threat to your life, bodily integrity, or sanity.
Sexual Assault/Harassment Survivor's Therapy
Therapy could help survivors/victims deal with the anxiety, anger, depressions, and/or the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often experienced by people affected by these types of abuse.
Intergenerational / Historical Trauma
Intergenerational trauma refers to trauma that passes through generations. Historical trauma affects many people or even an entire generation, where it might also be referred to as ‘collective trauma.’ Understanding how this type of trauma affects you is crucial in leading a healthier life.
Acculturation is a process through which a person or group from one culture comes to adopt practices and values of another culture, while still retaining their own distinct culture. This navigation is often difficult and can feel isolating and confusing to some.
In the United States, many Latino/a families are first- or second-generation immigrants and keeping family relationships strong can be critical to an individual's identity. The possibility that a LGBTQ individual might lose that important support system by coming out to their family is daunting. Having the right type of support is helpful when dealing with the family and community’s response (and possible rejection) to one’s sexual orientation.
A serious but a common condition. It often causes people to feel sad or empty for long periods of time. It can also affect one’s thinking patterns and physical health. Depression can be treated. It is a mental health concern, not a personality flaw. There are many therapies which can help someone reduce their symptoms and regain happiness. With help from a mental health professional, recovery is possible.
Therapy for Victims of interpersonal/domestic violence
Therapy could help survivors/victims deal with the anxiety, anger, depressions, and/or the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often experienced by people affected by these types of abuses.
Bilingual Parenting Skills Workshops
This series of parent education workshops are customized for parents with children of different ages. The classes will cover some core effective parenting skills, such as effective discipline, respect, the power of encouragement, and communication skills. These workshops are specially designed for Latino/a parents.
Anxiety can interfere with relationships, sleep, eating habits, work, school, and hobbies. It is also one of the most common reasons people seek therapy. Effective therapy can reduce or eliminate symptoms that come with anxiety in a fairly short time.
Lu Rocha also provides seminars and workshops tailored for social service providers working with marginalized and undeserved communities. Please click the button to the right for more information.
Sliding scale is available based on your income. Please call for more details.
*Most insurances accepted. Please call your insurance provider to confirm coverage.
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Lu's GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Create an emotional and physical safe space for clients.
View the client as an active participant in his/her/their treatment
Trustworthiness and Transparency
Establish a rapport with client that is authentic and honest.
Empowerment, Voice and
Agree to give the client permission to trust his/her/their own intuition and wisdom, without judgement.
Promote solidarity and support among the group attendees.
Cultural, Historical, and
Comprehend and validate the intersectionality of the client’s experience with culture, historical oppression and his/her/their gender identity.