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Relationship Therapy

Transforming Relationship Dynamics for Over-givers

Feeling Drained in Your Relationships?

 

You pour your heart into everyone - your partner, job, friends. You love your partner, but the truth is, you’re utterly exhausted. Being empathetic means you listen, support, and solve problems. Love means being there, right? Yet at work, you’re the go-to person because you're a reliable hard worker. Friends confide in you during crises. It’s flattering to be trusted, but you're left feeling drained when they all rely on you. You’re running on empty, putting yourself last. It's time to heal your relationships and reclaim your sense of self.

The Inner Truth

To others, you're an ideal partner and friend — kind, reliable, and compassionate. Inside, it's a different story. You feel not good enough and are scared of being alone. Your own needs and self-care take a backseat.

Feeling Stuck and Wanting More

Helping others is second nature to you, but now it’s your turn to receive support. You want to change but don't know where to start. You're looking for guidance from someone who knows this terrain, someone compassionate who can help you find the balance without judgment.

Welcome to the Right Place!

Hi, I’m Yuko, a clinical psychologist in New York City. I specialize in individual therapy, helping people like you who give too much and receive too little in return. With over 15 years of experience, I'm dedicated to helping you navigate through your relationship challenges.

Using the "Triangle of Experience" tool (thanks to Dr. Diana Fosha), I'll guide you to quickly uncover the emotions and anxieties underlying your pattern of over-giving. In our sessions, we'll create a safe space where all parts of you are accepted. We might get in touch with your body and then delve into those deeper feelings you've been avoiding. My approach, AEDP psychotherapy, is designed to connect your mind, body, and emotions holistically, leading to profound and long-lasting healing changes.

Embark on a Journey to Truly Mutual Relationships

Therapy with me is comforting and empowering. Through our work together, you'll see improvements in your relationships, your work, and most importantly, in yourself. You’ll truly feel that YOU matter, too. You'll discover it's okay to love yourself first. Step by step, you can build a life that's more balanced, authentic, and aligned with all parts of you!

Ready to transform your relationships and reclaim your sense of self? Schedule a free consultation with me today and let's discover if we're a good fit for your healing journey!

Ready to jump in? Click below to book an appointment directly with me 

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