Becca Taft, MA, NCC
Counseling for Adolescents & Adults
Welcome to my website. I'm glad you're here. You may be visiting because you're feeling worried, stuck or alone with no idea what to do at this point. You may be at the end of your rope and know something needs to change. And soon. I can help. My experience and passion are in working with teenagers and adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, codependency, post traumatic stress, and other related and challenging issues.
To help clients work through and decrease symptoms related to traumatic memories, chronic anxiety and panic, ongoing depression, intrusive thoughts, nightmares, or relationship issues, I am certified in and utilize Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART). ART is a brief, efficient, and evidenced based therapy similar to, but more directive than Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). ART is designed to help clients quickly find lasting relief from symptoms -- often in
as few as 2-5 sessions.
My approach to counseling helps clients learn healthy coping skills while also assisting them in making the connection between mind, body and spirit. Clients begin to notice and better understand the thoughts, emotions, and core beliefs surrounding a problem. Once this occurs, space is opened up and there is room for intentional and lasting change and growth.
As a mother of three children in a blended family, I can relate to the changes in physical, emotional, and social development that occur in adolescence. I can also relate to the anxiety, depression, and unhealthy coping skills these changes can set in motion. If not addressed, these patterns tend to follow us into adulthood and repeat over time.
My real world experience combined with trauma focused training and degrees in Psychology and Mental Health Counseling allow me to offer clients a unique perspective, skill set, and understanding of the many challenging issues that face today's adolescents and adults.
I would love to get to know you and would be honored to walk with you through the oftentimes messy journey toward healing. You don't have to do this alone.
To see if I may be a good fit for you, please call 407-385-0017 or email email@example.com to set up a free 15 minute phone consultation.
- In Person and Telehealth appointments available
- Individual Therapy Sessions
- Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) Sessions
- ART Intensives (multiple sessions in one appt)
- Family Therapy Sessions
- Anxiety & Panic
- Post Traumatic Stress
- Low Self Esteem
- Low Motivation
- Body Image
- Relationship Challenges
- Life Transitions
- Grief and Loss
- Anger Management
- Academic Challenges
- Nightmares or Intrusive Thoughts
- Blended Families/Stepfamilies
- $100.00 per1 hour session
- I am a self pay practice and do not to accept insurance, however I do offer a sliding scale. Please ask if this would be helpful.
- Good Faith Estimates provided per The No Surprises Act.
More than anything else, I believe that people are resilient. I also believe that you are the expert on your life and that sometimes life can just get too overwhelming to handle alone. By being genuine, curious, open, accepting, and culturally humble, I meet my clients where they are and help them get where they want to go.
While it can be very difficult to notice sometimes, most adolescents and young adults desire to achieve independence while still remaining close to family. Therapy may be a good option for those coping with shifting family dynamics or when an issue arises that affects familial relations.
Sometimes people find the support of a therapist to be helpful during the transition from adolescence into adulthood, especially if they experience mental health concerns or other difficulties as they become accustomed to new expectations, roles, and responsibilities.
My approach to counseling is practical, compassionate, down to earth, and strengths-based. I work collaboratively with clients on their desired goals while simultaneously helping to rebuild connection and trust within the family.
I encourage my clients to learn more about themselves and their worldview. My approach helps clients get to the root of what is causing their symptoms and affecting their functioning. I help clients see the many aspects that have informed and influenced their presenting problem.
Depending on your needs, my practice is informed by the
following evidence based treatment approaches:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Trauma Informed Therapy
- Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
- Attachment Based Therapy
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- B.A. in Psychology, Texas A&M University
- M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rollins College
- Certificate in Family & Relationship Therapy, Rollins College
- National Certified Counselor
- Certified A.R.T. Clinician (Accelerated Resolution Therapy)
- Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern