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Emotion-Focused Therapy

Emotion-Focused Therapy emphasizes the importance of self-expression and connection to one’s emotions.

What you’ll gain from Emotion-Focused Therapy

Emotional Awareness
Learn how to become more aware of your emotions, and be able to recognize and understand those feelings.

Emotion Regulation Skills
Develop effective strategies to regulate and manage your emotions, and build emotional balance and resilience.

Improved Coping Mechanisms
Acquire skills to cope with stress, challenges, and difficult emotions.

Personal Growth
Explore and embrace emotional pathways to aid in self-discovery and development.

What is Emotion-Focused Therapy?

Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) highlights the role of emotions in human experience and psychological well-being. The method is grounded in the belief that emotions are essential sources of information, guiding individuals in understanding and responding to their world. The primary goal of EFT is to help individuals explore, comprehend, and regulate their emotions to foster personal growth and improve their overall mental health. The therapy emphasizes the transformative power of emotions, viewing them as key agents of change in the therapeutic process. Emotion-Focused Therapy is highly effective in relationship counseling, where it facilitates stronger connections, improves communication, and cultivates healthier relationships.

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In-Network Therapists, With a Wide Expertise

Our extensive network of seasoned, licensed, accredited, and highly empathetic mental health clinicians specialize in easing a wide spectrum of concerns, including: 

Clinical Conditions

  • OCD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Chronic insomnia
  • Chronic pain
  • Panic
  • Personality disorders
  • Phobias
  • Trauma & PTSD

General Topics

  • Relationships
  • Parenting support
  • Burnout
  • Life transitions
  • Grief & loss
  • Self-esteem
  • Body acceptance
  • Cultural identity
  • Racial trauma
  • Childhood trauma
  • Finding purpose

Our providers are experts in Emotion-Focused Therapy

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Anna Bellard

Colorado, Oregon
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Yoonhui Choe

Oregon
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Ivy Villani

Alaska
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Zachary Love

California, Colorado
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Jennifer Walker

Idaho, Oregon
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Jamie Lloyd

Oregon
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Samantha Funk

Alaska
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JoAnna Smith

Oregon
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How do you know if you need therapy?

Therapy is right for everyone. Therapy can help you improve your relationships with your family, friends, and self. Taking care of your mental health is a sign of strength, and seeking to better oneself is an empowering choice. 

Affordable and In-Network with Most Major Insurers

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Headlight for?

Headlight is for everyone. Taking care of your mental health is a sign of strength, and choosing to better oneself is an empowering decision. We provide mental health services to those seeking a bright path forward.

What is therapy?

Therapy offers a safe and confidential space for individuals to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. During therapy sessions, your Headlight therapist will actively listen and provide guidance and insights to help you better understand yourself, your relationships, and your challenges. Talk therapy can address a variety of mental health concerns, from anxiety and depression to trauma and relationship issues. Headlight’s clinicians are experienced in various therapeutic approaches and techniques and offer in-person or virtual sessions.

What is the difference between therapy and psychiatry?

Therapy, often provided by psychologists, social workers, or counselors, involves talking through emotional and psychological challenges to gain insight and develop coping strategies. Whereas, psychiatry, typically led by medical doctors, focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues using medication alongside therapy when necessary. While therapy emphasizes conversation and behavioral strategies, psychiatry integrates medication management to address biochemical imbalances in mental health conditions.

Why is it so important to find the right therapist?

Finding the right therapist is so important as it establishes a foundation of trust, creating a safe space for open communication. A well-matched therapist can better understand your individual needs, ensuring personalized support and enhancing the effectiveness of the therapeutic process.

What services do you offer?

Headlight services include therapy, medication management, and Esketamine (Spravato) sessions.

More than 50% of Americans struggle with mental health.

Headlight is now collaborating with health plans and companies to make therapy more accessible and affordable. Speak to a Care Coordinator today.