“What happens when people open their hearts?"
"They get better.”

 -Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

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Amanda Villaveces, LMFT

Services: Individual, Couples, Teen and Adolescent Counseling.

Telehealth services are available for individuals in Kentucky

I'm a Marriage and Family Therapist in Louisville, KY, but that doesn't mean I strictly see families and couples. In fact most of my work is with individuals and teens helping to empower and improve their mental/emotional wellbeing so that they can live happier, healthier and more productive lives.

I work with a variety of clients from kids, teens, adults and couples. I am also a member of the AAMFT Queer/Trans Advocacy Network and have attended multiple trainings on working with LGBTQIA+  clients. 

Areas of interest: Anxiety, Depression, Self Esteem/Self Compassion, Childhood Healing, Couple's Growth and Parenting. 

Modalities Include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Gottman Techniques and Trauma Informed therapies.

Fees/Insurance: I accept Humana, United/Optum, Anthem/BCBS and Aetna Insurance. Sliding scale fees are also available for private pay clients: $65-125 for 50min sessions. Low fee options available via Open Path Collective.

Trainings I've attended: Compassion Fatigue, Nutritional and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Professionals, Internal Family Systems Experiential Workshop, Trauma-Informed Yoga in Mental health, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Certificate, Trauma and Healing with Bessel van der Kolk MD. 

Trainings I've presented: Mindful Parenting: Reducing Stress and Enhancing Relationships , Self Compassion 101 Workshop, Improv for Anxiety, Mindfulness in the Workplace., Breaking Your Phone Habit and Compassion Fatigue for First Responders. 

Certifications: Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional

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