Collaborative ChangeMakers services are designed to help everyday people deal with the difficulties and complexities of life and mental health challenges, as well as people looking to grow and achieve new goals.

A SPACE AWAY…

In counseling, Collaborative ChangeMakers provides a space just for you--a space away from the busyness, stressors, roles and expectations we carry. A space where it is safe enough to let down walls without judgment, build a trusted working relationship, and look with fresh eyes on difficulties and problems. A space that is safe enough to have difficult conversations and try new things. A space to reflect, explore, process, feel, heal, plan...and then return to daily life feeling more equipped and whole. 

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A SPACE FOR NEW POSSIBILITIES…

Change and growth are hard work. But you should not have to do it alone. Collaborative ChangeMakers counselors are experienced in working with a variety of evidence-based treatments. We do not believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. So we strive to get a holistic picture of each client, and then creatively and collaboratively tailor our work to fit that unique individual’s needs, life circumstances, culture, values, and personality. We work from a place of deep respect for the wisdom and resilience within each person. Often our clients know what to do, but something is getting in the way of their efforts to implement change. So, instead of viewing our work as experts at fixing people, we are helping clients explore the internal and external obstacles and co-creating new tools to address these issues.

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Collaborative ChangeMakers counselors take multicultural consciousness very seriously, especially the work of creating empowering and healing space for members of marginalized communities. Counseling is a place where you should be able to bring all of yourself--all of your identities, your sexuality, your spirituality, your creativity, your quirks, your vulnerability, etc.  Counseling is a space where these aspects of you should be seen as assets. The multi-faceted impact of discrimination and oppression on mental health and well-being should be acknowledged and validated (not pathologized), while honoring and cultivating the ingenious coping and indomitable spirit within individuals/communities who have faced these challenges and continue to resist, persist and rise.