145 Wilson Street South, Salem, Oregon 97302, United States
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Depression & Anxiety

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives.  Working with a professional can boost the work you are already doing to regain your motivation, confidence, and joy. 

 

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Trauma & PTSD

Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events.  You can overcome these symptoms and begin to experience Posttraumatic Growth. I am honored to assist you through the process of grief and healing. 

 

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Individual Sessions

Rachelle McCloud, LCSW works with clients ages 13 and up. She is trained in Thought Field Therapy (TFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), and Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS). At present Rachelle is able to offer in-office and video conferencing appointments to be able to best meet clients’ needs. At this time, Rachelle is only accepting clients referred by Kaiser Permanente and clients who pay pivately. Private pay clients will be provided with a receipt which they may submit to their insurance or HSA for reimbursement according to their plan.


Coaching Programs

Accelerated Program for Moms Ready to Overcome Emotional Eating

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Stress Management in the Workplace using Emotional Acupressure 

This is for organizations that want to increase employee productivity and organizational function. This 4-hour workshop empowers employees to reduce or eliminate emotional distress caused by workplace issues including procrastination, frustration, relational problems among coworkers, and general stress. Rachelle McCloud, LCSW provides information, demonstration, and coaching as participants learn and practice the interventions.  Participants will have a basic understanding of emotional acupressure techniques, experience  the stress reducing benefits of these interventions and have the confidence to apply these for their own stress management long after the workshop ends. 


Self-Care for Professionals using Emotional Acupressure Interventions 

This is a great intervention for first responders, caregivers, and helping organizations that are looking for ways to support their employees and reduce burnout. Rachelle McCloud, LCSW provides information, demonstrations and coaching while participants learn to use these self-help techniques. In this 4 hour workshop, your employees will learn how to use emotional acupressure interventions to tackle anxiety, guilt, fear, and hyper vigilance and also to reduce the distress of secondary or vicarious traumatic events.  Participants will have a basic understanding of emotional acupressure techniques, experience  the stress reducing benefits of these interventions and have the confidence to apply these for their own stress management long after the workshop ends. 



For pricing and scheduling please call 503-586-4852 or send an email to rachelle@rachellemccloud.com

What is Emotional Acupressure

Thought Field Therapy (TFT)

Thought Field Therapy was invented and developed by Dr. Roger Callahan after he discovered that the same energy meridian system outlined by the Chinese approximately 5,000 years ago and used in acupuncture could be used to successfully treat most psychological problems as well. TFT is a type of intervention I like to refer to as “emotional acupressure”.  Essentially, the therapy requires a person to focus on a thought or memory that causes emotional distress and tapping 5 to 7 times on each point in a sequence of meridian points determined by the emotions involved with the distress and then, if indicated, brief neurological exercises. This is repeated until the distress has been eliminated or greatly improved.  Each “round” of treatment can take up to 2 minutes, but usually requires only 45 seconds or less. 

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)

EFT was created by Gary Craig who was one of the first students of Dr. Roger Callahan (The inventor of Thought Field Therapy). EFT is a meridian tapping intervention that is similar to the beginning level of Thought Field Therapy with a few differences.  The beginning level of TFT uses different tapping sequences to treat different problem categories (such as anxiety, anger, guilt, or grief) and EFT uses the same tapping sequence (or a short cut version) for all emotional and psychological issues. I like to think of EFT’s approach as “throwing the whole kitchen sink” at the problem by tapping on all 14 meridian points associated with emotional relief.  EFT’s approach is effective and allows someone with very little knowledge of meridian points to get started right away with an effective “emotional acupressure” technique for self—help.

Contact Us

Rachelle McCloud, LCSW

145 Wilson Street South, Salem, Oregon 97302, United States

(503) 586-4852

Hours

Mon

9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Tue

By Appointment

Wed

By Appointment

Thu

Closed

Fri

By Appointment

Sat

Closed

Sun

8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed Sunday