Dr. Ashley Greenwell has expertise in providing the following scientifically validated interventions which were developed to treat conditions caused or exacerbated by chronic stress. A key ingredient of effective psychological care is understanding the type of treatment you will be receiving and how it will help.
Treatment that encourages you to listen, understand, and accept your thoughts rather than trying to fight against them or feel guilty. It can be very effective, especially when paired with other therapies.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)
This evidence-based approach to treating insomnia focuses on the connections between thoughts, actions, and sleep. It can help you identify some of the thoughts or behaviors that might be contributing to sleep problems.
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) For PTSD
CPT for PTSD is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy that helps you recognize unhelpful thoughts or beliefs related to past trauma and learn to modify or change them to reduce the long-term negative impacts of trauma.
Prolonged Exposure Therapy
Exposure therapy is designed to help you confront situations where you have developed an excessive fear response often because of prior negative experiences. It’s done in a controlled, safe, and compassionate environment to retrain your nervous system’s reactivity and increase confidence, thereby allowing you to expand your comfort zone.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR is an interactive therapy where you recall traumatic or upsetting experiences while distracted so you won’t have a strong psychological response. It is often used to treat PTSD and other trauma-related conditions.
Prescriptive health advice about what we should do is rarely sufficient to change our decision-making (i.e. the G.I. Joe Fallacy). Motivational interviewing is a technique that creates a collaborative process to build momentum and deliberately addresses current barriers for more sustainable change. The use of out-of-session practice and regular check-ins provide the structure and support needed to keep you motivated.
CBT & Hypnotherapy for Chronic Health Conditions
The demands and norms of the modern lifestyle put many of us at higher risk for a range of inflammatory medical conditions. CBT and Hypnotherapy are well-studied interventions that have been shown to significantly reduce symptoms and improve quality of life when included as part of your larger treatment plan.