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"Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life.

Tip toe if you must, but take the step"
                                                                                     

Naeem Callaway

At A Step Forward Counseling & Psychotherapy, our compassionate and attentive team of 11 therapists provide a safe, supportive space, where each client is valued. Our perceptive and individualized approach empowers our clients as we support difficult concerns by building a warm, respectful, and trusting cooperation with them. 

 

We specialize in providing compassionate and effective therapy for individuals of all ages and diverse backgrounds. Our team of skilled therapists is dedicated to helping adults, children, adolescents, young adults, perinatal individuals, families, and couples achieve positive mental health and overall well-being.

 

 

We also have a strong commitment to supporting the LGBTQIA community, providing a safe and inclusive space for identity exploration, coming out, coping with discrimination, and addressing the unique challenges faced by gender and sexual minorities.

 

When you reach out, our client concierge will match you with the best therapist based on your personality, specific goals, and availability that results in a genuine, fulfilling and secure relationship that facilitates and supports the therapy process.

 

With various personalities and expertise, our team is well equipped to treat children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, with a wide variety of presenting concerns.

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Currently Accepting New Patients

InPerson / Virtual

START YOUR HEALING JOURNEY TODAY

We'd love to hear from you. Contact us today to schedule your appointment.

How We Can Help

Individual

Family

Groups

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Expertise Tailored to Your Needs

We understand that every individual and relationship is unique, which is why our therapists offer a wide range of expertise to meet your specific needs. From addressing anxiety and conflict to navigating post-partum challenges for dads and perinatal support, we are here to support you through every stage of life. Our team is experienced in improving relational patterns, resolving self-esteem issues, and establishing healthy boundaries to foster personal growth and empowerment.

Comprehensive Therapy Modalities

To ensure you receive the most effective and evidence-based treatment, we offer a variety of therapeutic modalities, including CBT, mindfulness, DBT, sex therapy, EMDR, Gotman method, trauma-focused approaches, and goal-oriented work. Our therapists are well-versed in various modalities, allowing them to tailor the treatment approach that best suits your unique circumstances and preferences.

Warm and Gentle Guidance

We pride ourselves on our therapist personalities, which are characterized by warmth, gentleness, and a friendly, easy-going demeanor. Our approach is direct and supportive, creating a therapeutic environment where you can feel comfortable, respected, and understood. You can expect a safe space to explore your thoughts and emotions without judgment, while working collaboratively with our therapists to achieve your therapeutic goals.

Areas of Expertise

Our team of therapists specializes in a wide range of areas, including anxiety and procrastination cycles, grief and trauma work, resolution of past traumas, and coping with PTSD. We also offer support for couples dealing with challenges such as infidelity and improving relational dynamics. For individuals with ADHD or OCD, our therapists provide understanding and effective strategies to manage symptoms and thrive.

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Whether you are seeking individual therapy, couples counseling, or family support, our psychotherapy practice is here to guide you on your journey to healing and personal growth. We look forward to working with you to overcome challenges, build resilience, and achieve a fulfilling and balanced life. Reach out to us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward positive change.

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Dena Alalfey

Founder / Psychotherapist

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Young Adults

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 Adolecents, Adults,

Couples, Families

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Children, Adolecents,

Young Adults

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Children, Adolecents,

Young Adults

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Adolecents, Young Adults

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