Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; while loving someone deeply gives you courage. -Lao Tzu
Lindsey is a Marriage and Family Therapist in Petaluma, CA where she has a private practice and works for Hope Counseling Services where she provides psychotherapy for a variety of populations. She also has experience working under Erin Riley, Ph.D in Sebastopol, CA who specializes in eating disorders. More experience includes working in treatment centers, youth centers and with elder population. Lindsey has experience working with anxiety disorders, chronic lyme disease, trauma, cutting, suicide, chronic illness, attachment disorders, conduct disorders, and eating disorders in children, teens and adults. She also has training in suicide prevention, rape/domestic violence intervention. Lindsey grew up in California and has known since her teenage years that psychology would be her vocation. Personal experience and her own recovery has drawn her to this field.
Lindsey uses many therapeutic modalities including EMDR, DBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-focuses CBT, Solution-Focused therapies, experiential movement, art based modalities, Narrative Therapy, meditation, as well as incorporation of family systems, Humanistic Counseling and soul based approaches. Lindsey treats eating disorders from a whole person approach and includes work with HAES (Health at Every Size Model). Lindsey believes that each person who comes into her office has the capacity to heal and has everything they need within them to do so. Her job as a psychotherapist is to support her client's in finding answers and compassion in their life journey. Through active listening, unconditional acceptance, compassion, experience and a safe container Lindsey allows her client's to be open and vulnerable to allow healing to occur. In her off time Lindsey enjoys art, soul collage, hiking, singing, movement and spending time with those she loves. Lindsey earned her degree from Sonoma State University (BA) and her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Meridian University. Through her training she has learned soul, art and body based methodologies that help get her client's heal in their process of recovery. She is passionate about eating disorders, trauma, chronic illness and helping others to learn how to self love and heal from body hatred. Lindsey can be reached at WertAngel@aol.com.
Lindsey Wert, MFT O' Connor Building 5 Keller Street Suite A #6 Petaluma, CA 94953 Phone: 530-209-9107 E-mail: Wertangel@aol.com