Therapy Services

A Holistic Approach to Mental Health

Psychotherapy

Therapy and counseling prove an important step in helping people take charge of their lives and increase their happiness and ability to connect with those around them. Benefits of counseling include improved communication and interpersonal skills, greater self-acceptance and self-esteem, ability to change self-defeating behaviors/habits, and better expression and management of emotions. In addition, many find relief from depression, anxiety or other mental health conditions and an increased ability to manage stress effectively.

Types of Therapy

Individual Psychotherapy

Individual sessions are tailored to fit your unique goals, cultivating connectedness with mind, body, community, and spirit. Thorough clinical assessments are provided to formulate appropriate treatments plans in partnership with you.

Couples Counseling

We will focus on improving communication and cultivating compassionate curiosity to nurture and develop you and your partner’s validation skills in whatever stage of the relationship, paving the path toward setting common goals. 

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

An evidenced based therapy, DBT teaches you skills to effectively manage life’s difficulties. From Mindfulness, to Interpersonal Effectiveness, to Emotion Regulation, to Distress Tolerance, Wanda will seamlessly integrate DBT in your individual sessions.

DBT Group Therapy

Each module will be taught for 5 week intervals on a year round basis. Wanda will expertly integrate crucial skills for you to learn, practice and apply, into a warm and enriching community experience.

Therapeutic Support Groups

From Women’s Groups to Parenting Groups, to Teen Groups, opportunities to practice the skills of communicating and acting with compassion unfold as Wanda cultivates a place to be supported and validated. Ask Wanda about her current groups.

Meet Wanda

Wanda Lipson, MSW, LICSW, is a licensed clinical social worker and artist specializing in relationship with self, others, and the environment. With over 10 years of experience and practice in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Reintegration work in adults and children, Relationship Counseling and Family Therapy, she shares the art of self-actualization in an emotionally safe space created with genuine love of her craft and of people. She is also a survivor of trauma, having been able to integrate the kaleidoscope of experiences in life to create vibrant living in the present, thanks to faith and compassion. Taking a Humanist approach, Wanda is an effective and warm clinician with whom clients can easily connect on their healing journeys.

Wanda is extending her work into the field of Substance Abuse, especially in the areas of education and prevention for teens and support for family members of those struggling with substance use. She has recently facilitated and established a successful group therapy program at Arbour Counseling Services for teens and adults and has partnered with Tri-County Regional Technical High School to provide substance abuse prevention and education counseling for adolescents.

To book an appointment, please call 508.314.2455 or email wandalipson@perspectivegrowth.com.