Meet The Team
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; while loving someone deeply gives you courage. -Lao Tzu
Lindsey is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Equine Interaction Professional in Petaluma, CA where she has a private practice. She provides psychotherapy for teens and adults with a specialization in eating disorders, body image, body shame issues, dieting and food phobias. Lindsey is certified in EMDR and specializes in working with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with a focus in adults molested as a child, rape and incest. She strongly encourages a treatment team approach for her client's in recovery from eating disorders and complex trauma. Lindsey at her core enjoys somatic, animal assisted and depth based psychotherapy. She uses nature, community, wisdom of Earth and sound clinical practice to help support her client's in getting in touch with their deeper sense of being, embodiment and purpose. Lindsey believes that each person who comes into her office has the capacity to heal and everything they need within to heal. Her job as a psychotherapist is to support her client's in finding self-love, compassion, grace and resolution in their journey.
Some other modalities she uses includes, ecotherapy, equine therapy, DBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-focused CBT, Solution-Focused therapies, somatic based therapy, art, mindfulness, as well as incorporation of family systems and soul based approaches. Lindsey treats eating disorders from a HAES (Health at Every Size Model).
Lindsey is a compassionate women who loves animals, art, self-exploration and putting efforts into changing the world through radical self-love and acceptance. She believes in the human capacity to love and transform. Lindsey is passionate about human rights, access to medical care and taking care of the Earth. She deeply cares about the human spirit, kindness and animals. Her dog, River, can often be found in the co-therapist chair at her office most days. Lindsey bring love and builds community wherever see goes. This is part of her efforts to make a better world and community. Below are some of the areas she has experience in.
*Depth and somatic based work
*Eating Disorders (Bulimia, anorexia, binge eating disorder, orthorexia, arfid and exercise addiction)
* Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
*Major life transitions
*Gay, lesbian, transgender, queer, bi-sexual and gender fluid
*Grief and loss
*Self development and personal growth
*Ecopsychology-Rites of passage work
*Chronic illness with concentration in Lyme Disease
If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to call of e-mail Lindsey with the information listed below.
Lindsey Wert, LMFT CEIP-MH
318 Western Avenue
Petaluma, CA 94952