Welcome!

We hope reading this is your first step towards finding increased freedom, flexibility, and fulfillment in your life . .

At Embrace Strength Counseling, we specialize in working with eating disorders, body image, anxiety, depression, self-worth, fertility and postpartum concerns, personality disorders, life transitions, and personal growth. We offer individual counseling for teens and adults, telehealth counseling, group counseling, and clinical consultation and supervision. We have evening and daytime appointments available!

Our team is passionate about providing effective counseling within a caring, authentic relationship. We strive to empower you to overcome whatever is holding you back from living the life you want to live. We want to support you in embracing who you are and living courageously.

Regardless of who you are, our therapists are here for you. We work from an inclusive, strengths-based approach. We aim for you to feel seen and heard and we believe everyone is deserving of respect, support, treatment, and recovery.  

We would love to chat and see how we can support you in living the life you want to live!

Catherine Tilford, MA, NCC, LPC, CEDS: Founder & Director

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