Therapeutic Village, LLC offers traditional face-to-face and On-Line or web-based counseling for adults, teens, and children. The approaches therapist Cheryl Elam uses are collaborative and evidence-based and trauma-informed. Cheryl Elam is also a Kentucky-approved supervisor for Marriage and Family Therapist Associates (MFTA).
EMDR is a good treatment for general anxiety, depression, trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). EMDR changes the nature of traumatic memories and disturbing events that cause intense suffering. The memories are reprocessed or re-calibrated and allows one to use new evidence. Using EMDR Processing, the mind can heal from these experiences quickly and effectively. Gone are these intrusive thoughts, feelings, flashbacks, and nightmares.
Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) is an integrative therapy that incorporates family systems therapy with the intra-psychic and spiritual parts of the person. IFS-Informed EMDR is an advanced therapyfor people experiencing complex trauma or attachment issues. It is for clients where EMDR did not work in the past or for clients and need additional resources along with standard EMDR to access and repair memories.
Solutions -Focused Therapy has been called the Treatment of our Times! It is effective , efficient , and strength-based . I find it a Breath of Fresh Air in Therapy.
Utilizing the Solution-Focused Method, Therapeutic Village provides general Individual Mental Health Therapy and offers Couples Counseling and Family Therapy. We will provide Substance abuse treatment for client that have Co-Occuring problems (Mental health + substance abuse). If necessary, we offer referrals to David's Purpose who provides Substance Abuse treatment in traditional face-to-face therapy as well as Online Web-based therapy. 606-291-8743
For client living in South Eastern KY, we refer to Purpose Driven Solutions .
We offer Referrals to Appalachian Peace Center, Inc. Kim Castle, Phd., is the director of this business. She offers several services including Domestic Violence and Anger Assessments for Perpetrators. She offers state certified Groups for Anger Management and the BIP program for Batters. In addition, she does Family and Civil Mediations for the courts.
The Courts may require Cooperative Parenting classes for divorced couples that are having difficulty parenting their chilren. She is certified to provide that training.
Therapeutic Village, LLC offers a positive practicum and intership experience for Clinicians still in school. We offer these students a very rich experience and supervision.
Cheryl L. Elam, LMFT is also a KY Board approved Clinical Supervisor. Groups meet 2 hours twice per month, individual supervision is by appointment
We have provided Practicum/Internships for various schools across the US. For those that need Cheryl’s credentials, she has a BA In Psychology from Hanover College, IN a Master’s Degree in Family Therapy from University of Kentucky, and working on a Phd at Amridge University in Interdisciplinary Studies: MFT and Organizational Leadership. Supervision courses are up-to-date.