We Offer Help As Unique As You

Treatment Approaches & Practice

Treatment Units:
Individuals (adults, adolescents & children)
Couples (all stages & compositions)
Families (traditional/alternative, blended, multi-generational, etc.)
Groups—Personal & Professional (agencies/organizations, school-based, social/support networks, work-based, etc.)
Treatment/Support Groups—Multi-Session (supportive, psycho-educational & treatment-based groups addressing specific issues/topics)

Treatment Modalities & Practice:
All mental health and support services are delivered by a licensed psychotherapist, or in some cases, an intern working under the direct supervision of a licensed person. Treatment approaches and interventions are determined upon consultation and assessment, and are discussed with the client(s). Mindful Solutions Mental Health & Support Services is dedicated to utilizing evidence-based best practices in an effort to deliver a high standard of care to achieve desired outcomes.

The ultimate goal of an intervention is reduction and/or relief of symptoms. Some of the therapeutic approaches and techniques used to achieve this goal are derived from the following modalities, theoretical frameworks, and treatment orientations.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Family Systems Theory
Solution-Focused Therapy Strengths-Based Approach
Structural Family Therapy Brief Therapy
Gestalt Therapy Play Therapy
Psychoanalytic Theories Object Relations Theories

Note: Additional and/or alternative modalities and methods may be considered as appropriate interventions.

Service Delivery:
Mental Health & Support Services: psychotherapy, counseling, coaching, and group facilitation.

Support services for mental health and social service professionals are delivered as a consultation or supervision service.

Services are available in English & Spanish.

Sessions are 50 minutes long and usually scheduled on a weekly basis. There are occasions when additional and/or longer sessions may be suggested.

Please Note: If using your insurance coverage, session length and frequency may be determined by benefit type and medical necessity.

Areas of Treatment: Specific Areas of Specialization:
Crisis Intervention & Management Trauma Issues & PTSD
Conflict Resolution Chronic Health & Disability
Intimacy/Relationship Issues Stress Management
Pre-Marital Counseling Career/Employment
Separation/Divorce Academics & Education
Parenting Support Anger Management
Chronic Mental Health Domestic Violence
Mood Disorders Immigration & Assimilation
Anxiety & Panic Disorders  Multi-Cultural Diversity
Adjustment Disorders LGB/Transgender Support
Grief/Loss Stressors  Homelessness
Personality Disorders
 Eating Disorders
 Addition & Recovery

Please consult with provider/clinician if your presenting issue/symptom is not listed above.

Our Treatment and Practice

Individuals, couples, families and groups of all ages and compositions are welcomed. Services are available in English and Spanish with flexible hours, including evenings/weekends. I always suggest a brief initial consultation to discuss basic information regarding your needs, the therapeutic process, and other housekeeping items.

Why Choose Us?

I am passionate about this work and believe in its effectiveness.

Dedicated to providing clients with a therapeutic experience in a comfortable, private, and professional environment.

Lorena L. Ybanez, LCSW is bilingual/bicultural, locally raised, and has close to 20 years of experience in mental health and social service agencies/organizations.