Welcome to Cohesive Counseling, where compassionate care for all is the top value.
As a woman-owned business, Cohesive Counseling is dedicated to promoting equality and inclusivity for all. Compassionate care is an important part of my commitment to providing quality mental health care to individuals from all walks of life. I understand that everyone has different needs and experiences, and I strive to create a safe and supportive environment for all clients. No matter who you are or what you're going through, I am here to help.
"When we move from being selfish with a small "s", we move into being Selfish with a capital "S". We move from our smaller self to our Greater Self. We move from weakness to power, and from self-hatred and pettiness to lovingness and harmony. We move from strife to ease, and from frustration to accomplishment. "
-David R. Hawking, Letting Go: The Pathway to Surrender
HI, I'M TRICIA MAZZA.
Psychotherapy, to me, is a cohesive balance of art and science. Scientific research is at the heart of my approach. Evidenced based means I take what research has discovered and apply these findings in real time, with you. Knowledge excites me, and applied research is the icing on the delicious Shyndigz cake.
The art is in the relationship we build together. I believe that safe, compassionate relationships are powerful tools for healing. You can expect our sessions to be where you are seen and known. I want to get to know every aspect of who you are and help you process the areas where you feel stuck in new ways. I am committed to getting the full picture of who you are and tailoring the therapy process to focus on what you need to dig deep and truly experience transformation.
"Working with Tricia has been truly life changing. I can better manage my anxiety now, and also understand what is happening within my body when I'm anxious. Her insight is priceless. See her!!"
Few come to therapy with simple and straightforward challenges. More often, the complexities of the human experience create a beautiful and unique cosmic constellation. It is my job to find the patterns and together we asses, process, and extract the lessons. With over thirteen years of direct clinical experience, I am trained to treat a wide range of difficulties including:
Healing from the Narcissist in your life
Spiritual (non-denominational) Development
Substance Misuse (you or a loved one)
Assertiveness and Boundary Setting
Complex and Childhood Trauma
Difficulty with Relationships
Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
Growth and Life Enhancement
Grief and Loss
WHAT TO EXPECT
I know how much courage it takes to reach out for support for the first time (or for the first time, in awhile). Here you will be treated with the respect, empathy, and compassion that your courage deserves, from someone that has been there, too.
We can start with a 15-minute complimentary consult, which will be done via a safe and secure video platform. This is great if you are uncertain, have questions, or just need to check the vibe.
Your First Session
During your first meeting, we will talk about you and your life, and discuss the concerns that brought you to therapy more deeply. Together we will use this information to start to define your goals for therapy.
Effective therapy is a joint effort. Different people find different methods helpful, and that is what makes therapy that works look different for everyone. This also means that your input and feedback on the work we will do together is not only helpful, but necessary.
My most successful clients are ready to do the work that is required for growing, challenging themselves, digging deeper to their truth, and at times mastering new skills. I am here to support and guide you through this brave and courageous endeavor.
HAVING YOU FEEL AT EASE IS MY HIGHEST VALUE
Trusting someone enough to share what you keep to yourself is important. What you can also expect will be:
A whole person approach tailored to you including a plan for brain health and trauma reprocessing.
Commitment to meet you where you are and approach your story with an open heart and tailored plan.
Receive empathy, unconditional acceptance, and guidance from someone with the skill set to help you overcome your burdens.
Have sessions in a setting that is most comfortable, whether that is via video chat or taking a walk in the park.
Receive all documentation through secure online portal.
Plan for a hopeful future.