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WHAT IS HERE FOR YOU ?
for Creative Living has been offering counseling for Danville, Alamo, Walnut Creek and the entire San Francisco Bay Area since
1994. We offer many services, including the following: individual therapy, couples counseling, marriage counseling, pre-marriage counseling, parenting support, divorce counseling, co-parent counseling, classes and support groups. We use a variety of theraputic techniques to help our clients, including EMDR, Cognitive Therapy, Hypnotherapy, and EFT. If you, or someone you love, is dealing with grief, anxiety, co-dependency , anger, addiction issues, or phobias; you are very likely to find the support you need at the Danville Center.
WHAT WE DO BEST:
Click on SPECIALIZATIONS to find out aboutEMDR , EFT and other theraputic techniques offered. You can also read about the specific areas targeted at the Danville Center.
Better yet, call us, at 925-855-1745, so we can set up an appointment to explore together your situation. We are here
to help. Let us work together to find a way to help you reach your goals.
The Center offers full-service counseling
and therapy for individuals, couples, and families. CliffCrain is licensed by the state of California as a Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor (# MFC30798). LizHannigan, CHT, has a Master's Degree in Integrative Psychology. Some of the targeted areas at the Danville Center include the following:
INDIVIDUAL THERAPY :
Clients who are struggling with depression often find needed relief after meeting with a therapist at our
Danville Center. If you are dealing with grief, anger issues, anxiety, codependency issues, shyness, addiction issues, self esteem, or loneliness, you are likely to find doing personal therapy
at the Center will help you clarify your situation. Even in a few short sessions, you are likely to feel more hopeful,
and empowered in your daily life. If you are in the process of divorce, you will find that our years of experience helping
people deal with painful divorce issues will be helpful to you and your family. Give us a call at 925-855-1745 and let us know how we can help you meet your goals. You
may find that the best way to deal with your particular concern is to become part of a supportive group. Life is short. Give us a call at the Danville Center. You deserve to thrive!
We are Level Two EMDR therapy practitioners. EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) is a very powerful psychological
tool designed help you break old unhelpful habits of thought and behavior. By using EMDR, some people are able to successfully
resolve core issues in a few short sessions.
We use brief therapy techniques and
the collaborative model of couples communication to help clients who are seeking relationship counseling, marriage counseling, or pre-marriage counseling.
We problem solve with you, set relationship goals, and assist you in building a stronger and happier marriage. Click on keywords
About Therapy for more information about how we do our work, or just give us
a call at the Danville Center.
RELATIONSHIP COUNSELING :
Click on Help for RELATIONSHIPS to find out more about how we might be able help you improve your communication skills and build
a strong loving relationship. You deserve to be in a satisfying relationship that meets your needs. If you are currently part
of a couple that needs to be re-energized, give us a call. We offer couple's communication workshops, pre-marital counseling,
and much more. We (Cliff & Liz) have been in a loving relationship for more than twenty years; we have "walked our
walk" and know first hand how difficult relationships can become.
Are you looking
forparenting support? Here at the Danville Center we specialize in helping parents from all types of families, including:
traditional families, single parent families, and step families. Our mission is to help parents become more effective in building loving families. We do this by offering parent consultations,
parenting classes, co-parenting classes, custody evaluation support, child visitation scheduling
support, relationship counseling, family therapy and a variety of supportive groups. Click on
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS for info.
We also offer a free service for parents, the BEST PARENTING PRACTICES newsletter. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to sign-up for this service. Or, you can click on keywords
Help for PARENTS for more information about this free service.
STEP FAMILY SUPPORT :
Help for STEP-FAMILIESis the section you want to explore if you are in a step family, or considering becoming part of a step family. We
offer a monthly Step Family Support Group, as well as a Step Mom Support Group, Step Family counseling, a free parenting newsletter
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is the spirit of this
Though its roots are
in the mud,
the lotus rises above
With our own feet
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Think of the Center for Creative Living as part of your support circle. Working together, we want to help you meet your goals, including:
Individual therapy - together we can explore the issues you are facing and help you create a success plan! Clients often remark about how
helpful they find it to have someone they can trust to discuss life-issues they are facing.
Relationship counseling - together we will find new ways to help you and your partner. You will find the Center to be a peaceful environment
to explore reaching the goals you have as a couple.
Family counseling - together we can look at new ways to help your family create more loving relationships with all the family members.
Clients find that they are able to let go of some of the normal tension they feel, and discuss finding real solutions to family
Spiritual growth - together we can explore life as it is unfolding for you. You may find life becoming easier and, at the same time,