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LUZ M BUENO, LMHC

GIRASOL COUNSELING


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PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICES

Psychotherapy with a culturally sensitive approach to emotional wellbeing and personal growth for the Latino community in New York Metropolitan area

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Contact

 (917) 679-2034‬

why therapy
Luz Marina

Are you experiencing any of these problems?

Fear

Are you feeling constantly worried, and having paralyzing thoughts about your future? 

Exclusion

When you are with others, do you feel self-conscious about what others are thinking about you?

Discrimination

Are you often feeling discriminated against and unable to fit in at work or your community?

Emotions

Do you often feel sad, angry and guilty? Do you ever wish that you were not alive?

Relationships

Are you struggling with relationships that leave you angry and empty?

Shame

Do you have thoughts in your mind that you feel ashamed of, and keeping silent is making you feel lonely, angry or sad?​

Benefits of Therapy

 

  • Understand and face your fear, insecurities and worries.  

 

  • Understand how to see the past with different eyes, and accept responsibility for your current emotional responses and reactions. 

 

  • Accept and to let go of painful interpretations that traumatic events have caused in your life. 

 

  • Learn how to develop acceptance and satisfaction of what your life is about. 

About me 

I am Luz Marina, thank you for reading these words. 

 

I believe that people’s behavior and mind are highly complex and, therefore, require a complex approach to develop self-awareness that translates into sustainable change. The therapeutic process needs time and patience before the shift of perception will be noticed. I understand therapy as fine-tuning between theoretical approaches, patient needs, genuine care, a non-judgmental environment, trust, and collaboration.

 

As a survivor of trauma, I knew from a very early age that I needed a place to heal and to learn how to guide others in a similar process. My career is one of my outlets, combined with spiritual, neuroscience, and holistic studies that have provided many answers to my professional and personal search. I have dedicated my life to understanding the complexities and psychology of human behavior and the work it takes to promote changes in one’s life. Through my 20-plus years of therapeutic work, I have accrued invaluable clinical expertise to treat depression, trauma, compulsion, and overall life fears, anxieties, and dissatisfaction.

 

During my sessions, you will receive guidance, genuine care, and encouragement to look deeply and compassionately at yourself. Together, we will explore your inner and outer struggles and possibilities. I have extensive training and expertise in Gestalt therapy, the Psychoanalytic approach, and other therapeutic techniques. You can contact me for a consultation or an appointment. 

 

I hope to have the opportunity to work with you. 

 

Thank you / Gracias

Services

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Individual Therapy 

If you are feeling overwhelmed by negative thoughts and emotional pain, worried and unable to connect with others, individual therapy can help you to feel in control of your thinking process and able to understand your uncomfortable reactions. You can develop confidence and trust in yourself and the things that you do. 

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Family, Children, and Adolescents

Being a parent is a tough job at times and can be extremely challenging. Your child or your teenager may be having difficulties at home and school.  You may feel sometimes that nothing is working to get your child’s cooperation.  Counseling can help you to be more at peace at home, gain cooperation and a better understanding of your child’s emotional needs and reactions.

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Spirituality and Holistic counseling

You may feel very loaded with questions and emotions that are difficult to understand and at times you do not know what to do anymore. There is a point when you may have felt that there has to be another way to resolve your issues. Spiritual and holistic counseling may have the answer to your despair. Spirituality is not religious. It is a way to understand the universe as a whole and how all humans connect to the same source.

Services

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