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Founder, Therapist

Brooke Sprowl, LCSW

My hope is to give you an experience of yourself in our sessions that is different from your experience the rest of the time. Over time, you will internalize the experience of peace, safety, courage, and confidence so that you can carry it into your life outside of session.

My desire for every person who comes into my office is to help you come to a point where guilt, shame, and anxiety are no longer controlling factors in your life and are replaced by courage, self-love, and trust. When you are rooted firmly in your love and compassion for yourself, you are capable of facing and achieving more than you can imagine.

Working with people to help transform their lives is a deep source fulfillment and joy. I feel extremely lucky to help people uncover the inner hope and strength they often don’t realize they possess. I am passionate about and committed to my own personal growth and feel thankful for the ways I can use my own experience to energize and inform my work, and grateful that my clinical work challenges me to grow as a person.

How I Work

I take a very active role as a therapist. I actively monitor and regulate anxiety within the session so that we are not reinforcing in our sessions the very patterns you wish to break. I will also point out unconscious defenses that are arising within the session.

By regulating anxiety and relating to one another without defenses, we can develop an authentic connection and your true healing can begin. I want to help you become free from the feeling that your love for yourself is contingent upon your success, performance, perfection, or external circumstances.

I want to help you come to a place in which the real, uncensored, struggling, hurt you is loved exactly as you are. Paradoxically, when we accept ourselves as we are, that is when true transformation begins.

In addition to my clinical work, I enjoy beach volleyball, creative writing, surfing, singing, and playing guitar. I am fascinated by neuroscience and theoretical physics and enjoy exploring philosophical, spiritual, and metaphysical questions. I also enjoy learning other languages and am bilingual in Spanish.

Testimonials

I have worked with many therapists in the past, but this is the first time I feel that I am making changes that are deep and lasting. Her counseling has truly helped me become free, even from things I wasn’t aware were affecting me. Brooke integrates many different approaches to provide balanced and effective therapy.

Anonymous Client

You are truly an amazing person. I am so grateful for your sincerity and kindness– big-hearted and deep soulfulness. You are incredibly intuitive, insightful and wise. You are a gifted listener and a powerful speaker, passionate and genuine.

Anonymous Client

Brooke is kind and warm, but not afraid to challenge you. She is caring, authentic and compassionate as well as intelligent and clinically skilled. Brooke possesses great wisdom and intuition, which she balances with knowledge and skill.

Anonymous Client

Brooke has really helped me to overcome the problems in my life that I was starting to believe couldn’t change. I now understand where my depression and anxiety came from and they are no longer a part of my life. I now feel a sense of peace and purpose.

Anonymous Client

I’ve recommended Brooke to so many of my friends and colleagues, I’m starting to feel like her personal cheerleader. But it can’t be helped. When I look back on the past year, without a doubt the most difficult year of my life, I can’t believe how far I’ve come.

Anonymous Client

Brooke has been an incredibly positive influence in my life. I first came to Brooke in the midst of a divorce from my high school sweetheart and best friend. With Brooke’s gentle guidance and supervision, I began the most intense period of personal growth in my life.

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