Mattye has 12 years of experience working as a Counselor and Creative Arts Therapist in the Rochester area. She believes in a team approach to treatment and takes pride in selecting each member of the Serenity Life clinical team to offer the most cutting edge, person centered, luxury therapy experience possible
Raessa gravitates towards Narrative, Person-Centered, Jungian, Cognitive Behavioral and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy modalities. She says, "It is my hope to provide a safe and inviting environment for you to explore interpersonal situations, wrestle with the world's messiness, and develop a positive self concept."
Miranda is a humanistic therapist who works with people ages 4 and up. She says, "As a therapist, I am here to listen, reflect, and support you in discovering and applying your strengths and abilities to overcome whatever life is throwing at you."
Victoria has been practicing person centered care and mindfulness approaches throughout her experiences with clients. She says "I love meeting new clients and listening deeply to get to know their unique needs and stories. Building a partnership and providing individualized care is what is most important to me."
In Marni's experience she has used a range of modalities both traditional talk therapy and alternative treatment methods from a somatic and transpersonal approach to help others heal. She is also a certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher and can incorporate breathwork, imagery, and visualization into sessions.
Gina utilizes intersectional & healing-centered, liberation-focused narrative therapy. "I ask questions to find themes to gain context as the basis of the narrative. I channel creativity, honesty, and perspective. This work is collaborative. I lead with curiosity to help you embrace every part of yourself."
Amy utilizes her years of experience to provide "loving interruption" of old patterns/ limiting beliefs that keep people stuck. She has partnered with those who have experienced trauma, family system failure, long-term recovery challenges, communication breakdown, and self-doubt.
“Uncover. Discover. Recover. Thrive”
Evelyn takes a holistic, person-centered, trauma informed approach to therapy. She works to create a compassionate, supportive environment for the exploration of inner experiences. Evelyn's mission in her work is to restore connections, develop insight, deepen understanding, and promote growth and self expression.
Amythest takes a Person Centered and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy approach in their experience working with people. They specialize in treating clients with behavioral & emotional concerns, as well as trauma and gender identity issues.
"I believe that therapy has the ability to change us, heal us, and bring us joy."
“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become”. C. Jung
Cat knows the importance of a strong therapeutic relationship in the healing process. She has been honored to walk the path of healing with those who have anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, HIV/AIDS, psychosis, and questions on gender/sexuality.
Sara utilizes a trauma-informed, person centered approach to therapy. She aims to foster a strength based relationship and collaborative environment to support healing, healthy perceptions, and authentic expression. She has supported clients in safely increasing their capacity to cope with adverse experiences.
Hannah is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Creative Arts Therapy at Nazareth College. Her belief in the therapeutic value of self-expression is what led her to the field of counseling. She finds inspiration in Gestalt, Mindfulness, and Person-Centered approaches to facilitate a healing environment.
We take every step to ensure services and treatment are culturally sensitive/informed in regards to all types of identities, especially those that are marginalized (gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, body size, disability, etc) All our staff identify as anti-racist, LGBTQIA+ affirming, and are working towards dismantling all systems of oppression.
" Individually we are one drop, but together we are an ocean."
Serenity Life is looking for passionate, person centered, therapists to join our team. Connect with Mattye below to hear more about the benefits of being part of a thriving private group practice.
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