Acceptance: Labels are understood from a variety of perspectives from pride to shame. Acceptance is embracing the "both and". How we understand ourselves is highly impacted by how others tell the story about us. Together we re-story the “who am I?” question.
Relational: Key - you decide if it's a good fit between us. The therapeutic relationship works to respect the values, hopes and what you find important in order to re-positioning the problem.
Co-Constructed: Some of you may have heard the quote “Nothing about us, without us”. This quote captures the way in which we work alongside you and your family. We work with your voice, values, and future hopes.
Humanity: All aspects of a person are considered and respect the variety of actions over and within time.We explore multiple ways to enhance quality and meaningfulness in your life.
Experience Near: A collection of actions, feelings, and responses from which we draw upon to co-create meaningful descriptions of your life. There may be many versions of the story and some can invisiblize other experiences that are unique to who you are as a person.
Storied: Understanding the interaction between the environment and the person, having a non-assumptive position when understanding behaviour, actions, responses and intentions.