Women's mental health

Butterfly Effect Counseling & Consultation Center

A trauma resolution center dedicated to women's mental health and healing.

Healing. Restoration. Movement.

 

Trauma causes major disruptions on multiple levels and areas of your life. Whether it occurred in childhood or adulthood, these unhealed wounds can leave you feeling alone and powerless. But...

You are not alone.

There is healing beyond the wounds you've experienced. My goal is to help you access it.

Innately, you have the capacity to heal given the right connection, environment, tools, time, and opportunity.  

As a trauma resolution practitioner, I primarily use Brainspotting and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). These brain-body modalities go beyond the thinking and talking part of your brain to access the subcortical and somatic or body areas that hold your distressing experiences, to help you achieve deep healing from the inside out and from the bottom up.

There is healing for you.

Healing is the process of making or becoming sound or healthy.

Healing brings restoration.

Restoration is the act of returning something that was stolen or taken.

When you are restored, there is movement.

Movement is a change or development.

It's freedom.

Freedom is moving through the distressing experiences that caused you to react as though it was happening again.

Freedom is showing up in your life - being present and using your voice.

Freedom is saying 'no' to others (because in the past you had to shrink down, become invisible, or put others' needs ahead of yours). When you are free you can say 'yes' to yourself.

Freedom is knowing who you are, what you want, what you need, and going after it without guilt or shame - because you deserve it - you are worth it.

Freedom is breaking out of the mental, emotional, and physical bondage of your past and building your self-esteem and self-worth. It's time to focus on you - your healing - your life - your joy - your happiness!  

Freedom is you.

Like the Butterfly, it's time for you to spread your wings and fly.

I am committed to working with you to help you access your emotions, connect with the body sensations, and to challenge the limiting beliefs formed around your experiences. 

When distressing events occur and you are unable to work through it with another person who is supportive, empathic to your situation and needs, and helps you feel a sense of safety while expressing your experiences, your system becomes stuck, and the narrative created about yourself continues to be reinforced.  

I compassionately support you in your journey of healing, restoration, and movement to walk in your freedom. 

 

Together, we transform how you hold the wounds and distressing experiences of your past so they no longer show up in your present and future as blocks, procrastination, unrealistic fears, people-pleasing, low self-esteem, or unhealthy relationship patterns (to name a few).

BECCC is here to serve and support women 17 and up who exhibit the following: 

Depression

Negative Self Talk

Anxiety

Perfectionism

Low Self-Esteem

Dissociation (disconnected from self)

Complex Trauma

PTSD

The Strong Black Woman/Superwoman Complex

Bringing healing to women throughout the State of Texas through Brainspotting and EMDR modalities.

Faith-Based services are provided upon request. 

Meet Shelly

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Hey there!

 

I'm a living witness that life can throw punches that will literally knock the wind out of you. Yup, I'm human. I'm guessing you're the same, right? But if there's one thing I can say about life's battles is that although they were tough, I made it through.

 

I've found that I'm a bit stronger than I thought I was. I am a survivor.

I know what it's like to feel like your world is falling apart before you, and you feel helpless. I hit rock bottom, and that's when I knew I needed help. I couldn't do it alone, so I didn't. I sought help through therapy. And well, here I am. 

 

I've made it my life's mission to help women like you because I was once like you.  You want to gain control over your life and not allow your emotions, circumstances, or past to continue to dictate your life. Girl, I've got you!

If part of life is about relationships, then it stands to reason that the therapeutic relationship is equally important to your success. When the connection is there, it's a sure setup for healing. Together, we can do this.