$25 Therapy

AFFORDABLE, SHORT-TERM THERAPY FOR YOU

We believe in supporting mental health through accessible, private counseling.

If you are seeking help with mental illness, a crisis, coping with stress and more…

You have come to the right place.

OUR COUNSELORS

identify as…

  • men, women, non-binary
  • gay, straight, queer
  • Women of Color
  • first generation
  • immigrant
  • peer lived experienced
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have cultural backgrounds as…

  • US American
  • Asian
  • Mexican
  • Salvadorian
  • European Diaspora
  • LGBTQIA2S+
  • Working Class
  • Activist

are multi-lingual…

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • German
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have foundational experience in…

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  • Mindfulness (meditation, breathing exercises, etc)
  • Existentialism
  • Somatic Experiencing & Body Movement (yoga, ballet, sensation identifying, etc)
  • Trauma Processing
  • Parts Work
  • Peer Life Experiences
  • Children & Adolescents
  • Marriage, Family & Divorce
  • Developmental Disabilities, Neurodiversity, Autism
  • Art as Therapy
  • Gardening as Therapy

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT an emergency service. This form is only monitored during business hours. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 988 (National Suicide & Crisis Hotline)

*Confidentiality for clients does not include if the practitioner has an immediate concern for the physical safety of the client, another person, or suspects child/elder/dependent adult abuse. Practitioners may also be supervised students who will discuss client sessions without identifying traits with a licensed social worker supervisor and/or in group supervision with fellow student practitioners.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Painted Brain community?

Painted Brain’s community includes members with lived experiences with mental health challenges. We exist to provide a safe space for social interaction through the arts, workforce development training, and support. Our community encourages leadership and creativity.

Who runs Painted Brain’s community?

Painted Brain began as a response to unmet social interaction needs throughout the mental health system. Mental illness significantly impacts social communication. Our ability to get our needs met depends mainly on our social skills. Painted Brain develops programming that promotes social interaction through the arts and workforce development in a safe environment. We need a place where people with extreme emotions and intense, non-typical mental experiences can come together and make something happen. We hope that Painted Brain is that place. Our potential is limitless.

Why do we need the Painted Brain community?

Painted Brain began as a response to unmet social interaction needs throughout the mental health system. Mental illness significantly impacts social communication. Our ability to get our needs met depends mainly on our social skills. Painted Brain develops programming that promotes social interaction through the arts and workforce development in a safe environment. We need a place where people with extreme emotions and intense, non-typical mental experiences can come together and make something happen. We hope that Painted Brain is that place. Our potential is limitless.

What does the referral and intake process look like?

Upon referral to the program, each client will meet directly with a social worker.

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