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Wisdom Works

Helping Adults in a Changing World

Diane Younkins, MS, LPC, LCPC, NCC

Diane’s Philosophy

I believe that everyone has within themselves the ability to tap into their gifts, talents and ways of being that bring health and wellness and balance more deeply into their lives. This work can be challenging, but it also carries its own rewards of living a more integrated life. By exploring one's hopes, dreams, and difficulties, all parts of life are grist for the mill – I believe that we have the opportunity to grow more deeply connected to the healthier parts of our self and experience life more fully.

Techniques derived from Narrative Therapy, guided imagery/mediations, the creative arts therapies in a Jungian vein, dream work and journaling, and encouraging awareness of the body are used to help engage the whole person. Additionally, training in Imago couples work, EMDR trauma-informed treatment, and various insight meditation techniques offer specific tools for certain therapeutic interventions.

Our sensory experience is core to our human experience. Our senses provide us with our first contact with love, are effected by emotions and behavior – conscious and unconscious, and shape who we are. How we perceive these experiences can limit or create opportunities. My hope is that these techniques offer new ways of experiencing and understanding ourselves.

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Wisdom Works is conveniently located in the heart of the tri-state area, near Brunswick, MD, Lovettesville, VA, and Harpers Ferry, WV..Diane is licensed to provide counseling in Maryland, Virginia, and West Virgina. Currently, all counseling services are provided on-line.



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Phone: 301-323-8756

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