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  • Brandi Hess, MA, LMFT

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    Marriage & Family Therapist, Specializing in Couples & Families, EMDR Trained

    Credentials: MA, LMFT

     

    As a Marriage and Family Therapist Brandi has a passion for helping people strengthen and heal their relationships. She is committed to helping her clients learn new skills and ways to connect with their partners or family members by developing a deeper and more authentic emotional connection. Brandi thrives on helping her clients work through life’s difficulties, assisting them in finding joy, and the strength needed to reach their full potential. She strives to ensure that she understands her client’s unique needs and aims to provide therapy and counseling sessions tailored specifically to those needs. She offers a kind, honest, and straight-forward approach to therapy, allowing for trusting relationships to be built. She has extensive experience in working with couples and family distress, pre/post-divorce, adolescents, depression, anxiety, women’s issues and trauma.

     

    Brandi uses a strength-based approach to help her client’s uncover self-compassion, self-acceptance, and a greater understanding of who they are and what their individual needs are in order to communicate those needs and fully connect with the important people in their lives. The therapeutic approaches used in therapy may include: Family/Systems Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Emotionally Focused (EFT), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy and Structural techniques.

     

    Education and Training:

    Brandi is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and received her masters degree from Argosy University. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Utah. In addition, she received post-graduate specialty training in EMDR, an externship in Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), as well as completing a certification course on the Gottman method couples therapy Level 1 taught by founders John & Julie Gottman.

     

    Interests/Hobbies

    In Brandi’s free time you will find her trying to plan her next trip or new adventure. She enjoys traveling, camping, paddle boarding, hiking, playing pickleball, and sometimes just snuggling up with a good book in her hammock. She loves to constantly be learning and continuing her education, but what she loves most is spending time with her family and friends laughing and creating memories.