The Mind and Body Can Agree...
Address: 2211 E. Highland Ave. | Suite 130 | Phoenix, Az 85016
Ina Hilgers is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Ina is also in the final phase of completing her doctorate in psychology (PsyD) with an emphasis on the mind and body connection. The healing industry continues to experience significant change and growth. Ina actively engages in methods of treatment that compliment evidence-based practice for healing. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Sandtray therapy, biofeedback, and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). Ina is also certified to train other clinicians and individuals in biofeedback for both professional and personal use. Ina actively engages in community efforts to support growth and change in the healing industry that promotes excellence in practice. She has supervised other clinicians to professional licensure and provides training for both clinicians and organizations in trauma-informed care and practice.
Our practice provides services grounded in a clinical process that is both gentle and sustainable. Through attention to both the memories of the mind and the memories of the body we accompany you on your journey to resilience.
Our focus is to participate with you in ways that support finding your unique solutions. Through building awareness of both inner strengths and outer resources we assist you in your healing process. Providing a safe, warm, professional, and comfortable environment is part of our commitment to your journey.
We commit to provide treatment that is gentle and based on evidence that supports its' effectiveness. Healing is a process of building a personal understanding of the past and living fully in the present. While past experiences may inform our understanding they do not have to define it.
EMDR is a form of therapy that helps people heal from trauma or other distressing life experiences. EMDR therapy has been extensively researched and has demonstrated effectiveness for trauma.
HeartMath technology is an innovative approach to improving emotional wellbeing. Learn to change your heart rhythm pattern to create physiological coherence; a scientifically measurable state characterized by increased order and harmony in our mind, emotions and body.
Sandplay is an approach to psychological work that is more hands on. This method is centered around the minds natural capacity to make sense of experiences through imagery and creativity.
Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. Therapy is the process of visiting the experiences that have contributed to how we understand ourselves, others, and the world. Sometimes our experiences have resulted in emotions and thoughts that are more focused on fear and distress than connection and peace. Therapeutic processes allow us to resolve our distress through healing the mind and the body. Coping may get us through the moment but we want more than that for our clients.
Trauma is an experience that can impact us in a way that interferes with our ability to feel safe both mentally and physiologically. While this does not always occur, when it does, we are left with a residue that affects our capacity to connect with ourselves and others. There are also times when these symptoms are so invasive they result in Post Traumatic Syndrome (PTSD).
Relationships are the ingredients of connection and care. When we experience difficulties that teach us connection is harmful we naturally work to protect ourselves. These protective measures are often evident in our behaviors. We believe in seeing the behaviors as symptoms and strive to provide treatment that will allow the person get to the root of the fear driving self-protection.
Ina Hilgers MAPC, LPC, NCC
2211 East Highland Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85016, Suite 130
Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: By Appointment Only
Earlier Appointments Can Be Arranged