We offer individual, family, and couples' counseling. At this time, all services are telehealth. Dr. Hoffman is in-network with most Anthem and Cigna plans, as well as Lyra Health, and if you have another insurance carrier, you may have out of network benefits that will cover a portion of the fees. Her therapy approach is informed by mindfulness- and acceptance-based therapies, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as well as Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT). Specialties include depression, anxiety, women's issues (including Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders), eating disorders, self-injury, health psychology, and adolescent issues. Dr. Hoffman is also available to help with life transitions, relationship difficulties, stress management, as well as many other mental health issues.
If you would like a presentation or training session on any number of topics within Dr. Hoffman's areas of expertise, she will work with you to put together a focused outline and presentation. She has experience speaking in front of audiences of all sizes on a diverse range of subject areas. Please see the "About" section of this website for a list of topics with which she has the most experience. If you are curious about something not listed, please contact us!
Many of us have trouble finding the time and energy to live a healthful lifestyle. We eat out of convenience and in response to cravings, we don't prioritize sleep and movement, and we are in a constant state of stress. Utilizing the most current information about living well, Dr. Hoffman will work with you or your group to create realistic goals toward building a more workable lifestyle, to increase mindful and intuitive eating, to learn about and manage stress effectively, and to generally treat your body and mind with kindness, giving it the nourishment it needs.
We will be hosting a number of drop-in groups and classes that will be free and donation-based. Classes might include a primer on Mindfulness, Sleep Hygiene Workshops, Developing a Self-Compassion practice, Bibliotherapy (like a therapy book club!), postpartum support, and more. Please visit our website regularly to find out our current offerings.
in many cases, going through certain kinds of gender transition process involves support and documentation from medical and mental health professionals. If you are looking to receive gender affirming surgery, therapies, or have another related need, we have experience and training in writing a letter of support for you. This usually requires 1-3 sessions to gather all the information necessary for documentation, and will also involve coordinating with other care providers on your team. At HWC, we realize that you are the expert on your body and your needs, we are just here to help open more doors to you living in alignment with your truest self.
Yoga can be an excellent complementary mental health therapy, and often supports people who are in psychotherapy access a different kind of information about themselves. It can help with your relationship to your own body, it can be a way of learning how to still the mind and create focus, and it can connect you to a shared common humanity, among other benefits. If you would like individual or group yoga sessions that are tailored to specific needs or mental health concerns, we can work with you to design a class.
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Join us on Tuesdays from 11:30-12:30 for a virtual "Well Within" drop-in group that will cover a range of topics such as mindfulness, best sleep practices, nutrition for mental health, self-compassion, and more. Subject matter will be tailored to what participants want to learn about. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register and for the meeting link.