Thank you for your visit. My name is Holly Goliwas. I offer psychotherapy services in Asheville, NC. My practice specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety and anxiety related disorders, substance use, and behavioral issues in children, adolescents, and adults.
My therapeutic approach is primarily Cognitive-Behavioral. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, is an empirically supported treatment, which means it has been proven through extensive testing to be effective in treating a variety of difficulties, including depression, excessive worry, social anxiety, phobias, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder, insomnia, trichotillomania, substance use, and more. CBT is a structured approach in which we identify specific goals and then practice techniques that can help to reduce suffering and improve overall quality of life.
Our sessions will focus on working collaboratively to seek insight into any difficulties you wish to address and developing and implementing a treatment plan. It is an action oriented form of treatment and tends to be somewhat short term. My goal is to equip you with the tools you need so that you can manage your symptoms on your own.
It is my strong belief that the therapeutic relationship is of utmost importance. We will work together as a team towards a common goal. I believe in cultivating a supportive and caring environment, respect for all individuals, genuine interaction, and creating an opportunity for change and growth. I will meet you wherever you are on your path and will not ask you to do more than what you feel ready for.
Please feel free to contact me for a free phone or email consultation to learn more and to determine whether I am the right therapist for you.