We offer a full compliment of therapy-related services across a wide range of needs. Our goal is to provide you the resources you need to grow and thrive.
During the consultation, we will work together to understand what is
troubling you and develop a plan to help you find relief and support your growth. Our underlying goal is almost always about increasing your resilience and improving your capacity to handle hard things—so you can live with more confidence, connection, and contentment.
Grief and Loss
Our clients choose therapy for many reasons, ranging from:
We often work with couples wanting to understand how their earliest relationships might influence their current relationship. Research shows we can change and heal our past wounds if our relationship with our partner is safe and secure. Whatever brings you in for couples therapy, we will support your relationship as you discover what brings greater joy, intimacy, and safety between you and your partner.
Same Fight-No Resolution
We help all couples (non-married, married, soon-to-be married) repair and strengthen their connections to each other. Common challenges couples face:
We believe parents are experts on their children, and therefore, an essential member of the treatment team. Collaboration with parents is ongoing and together we will create a plan to help relieve distress and build upon the skills existing within each family. Our underlying goal is to help your child be more resilient and increase the joy and connection in your family.
New Diagnosis (physical or psychological)
Transition to College and Beyond
Birth of a New Child
Sometimes families face changes and/or challenges and need an outsider’s expertise and support. We work together to support the whole family, including parent(s), children/adolescents, and emerging adults. Some common concerns are:
This group is a place for you to come and explore the unique stressors and challenges of fatherhood. The goal is not to become the perfect dad, rather just good-enough. In this space, you will be listened to, understood, and accepted by other men with shared experiences. This is an open group, for ages 18 and above. Dads, let’s talk.
Meetings: Thursdays at 7-8:30pm
Facilitator: Juan DeSantiago, LCSW
Join us in a safe and supportive environment to discuss issues of grief and loss. Whether your loss is recent or from the distant past, this therapeutic group is a place for you to learn how to grow and heal from one of life's greatest challenges. This is an open group, for ages 18 and above.
Group therapy is helpful for a broad range of challenges and lets you know you are not alone in your pain. We offer a variety of groups, all of which help you find relief from your suffering, learn about yourself in new ways, and relate to others with similar challenges. Sign up for our newsletter to hear about upcoming groups at The Mendery.
Becoming a parent is one of the most exciting and challenging
experiences in life. It is common for parents to feel a range of emotions during pregnancy and beyond. At The Mendery, our goal to is help parents find relief from their distress and teach the skills needed to better enjoy, and develop a strong bond with their baby. If needed, we encourage parents to bring their babies up to 12 months to session.
Fostering Secure Attachment
Emotional Distress During Pregnancy
Grief due to Loss or Trauma
We foster a therapeutic relationship that is focused on helping you discover more joy, connection, and meaning in your life.
We believe connection is the foundation of hope and change. Research has shown that a strong relationship, or therapeutic alliance, is one of the best predictors of successful therapy.
emotionally focused therapy
person centered therapy
We root our therapy in the science of attachment and interpersonal neurobiology, and we use various therapy modalities including: