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HAWK & HERON COUNSELING

 WELCOMES YOU

Our opening in 2020 marks our debut in the Freetown, New Bedford and Taunton area as Hawk&Heron Counseling Services. We have been proud to serve the south east Massachusetts community as individual clinicians with combined skills for over 50 years. Together, Tracey and Robert are committed to not only providing quality therapy, but going above and beyond to ensure our clients are completely satisfied. We welcome you to look through our site to see all we have to offer.

 

ABOUT

As two of the most  conscientious therapists in the Greater South Coast area, we attribute our reputation to the lasting client relationships we’ve developed throughout the years. We believe that all of our clients deserve the highest level of service, and we are committed to providing just that. Get in touch today to learn more.

 

OUR SERVICES

Here’s What We Provide

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TRAUMA RELIEF

For your health

EMDR is one of our most popular services available. It’s made a big difference for many of our clients, and is provided with the highest level of excellence. With this service, we ensure all details are simple, seamless and handled in a timely manner. Whenever you work with Hawk&Heron, you can trust that you’re in great hands.

PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER

Family Support

Here For You

We want all of our clients to experience the impressive level of professionalism when working with Hawk&Heron. All of our services, especially this one, exist to make your life easier and stress free. You can trust us to supply you with the best therapy, as well as top quality service.

FINDING PEACE

Grieving loss and making life worthwhile

Frequently utilized by many of our clients, this service has been essential to success on many occasions. When it comes to all of our services, you can count on us to take care of your every need. We pride ourselves on our exceptional therapeutic service, and guarantee you’ll love working with our team. Let us know how we can assist you today.

 
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OPENING HOURS

For Appointment Call 774-501-0172 or 774-206-6635‬

Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sun: Closed

 

GET IN TOUCH

Hawk&Heron is committed to exceeding your needs. Questions, comments or special requests? We’d love to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to reach out today.

You may look us up on PsychologyToday

Robert: www.psychologytoday.com/robertmarek

Tracey: www.psychologytoday.com/traceykelce

8 Crossroads Drive, Suite 8; East Freetown, 02717

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LICENSED EMDR CLINICIANS

The purpose of the therapeutic relationship is to assist you in therapy to change your life. Create more peace, emotional and mental well-being in ways that are right for you. 


Using clinically tested and evidenced-based treatment 

in a safe, open, and non-judgmental atmosphere you can be at ease and the process of healing can begin. 


The process has many elements, with the trauma or other distressing life experiences being just one thread among many in life, consisting of self, family, community, meaningful activity, purpose and more.


Trauma is often the result of a deeply distressing or disturbing experience, an overwhelming amount of stress that exceeds one's ability to cope, or integrate the emotions involved with that experience. Some examples, auto accidents, fires, natural disasters, physical and sexual assaults, childhood abuse, being humiliating or embarrassed, divorce, death of a loved one, etc. Sometimes there are stressful events like moving, career dissatisfaction, caring for aging parent (s), empty nest.

Working together you can develop tools, learn to make decisions and choices which will help produce the best results for you to walk the path toward healing in your own way. 


“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” 

~Helen Keller~


One form of treatment used for mental disorders is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a psychotherapy (using psychological rather than medical methods) developed by Francine Shapiro starting in 1988.  


It is an extensively researched, effective psychotherapy method proven to help people recover from trauma and other distressing life experiences, including PTSD, depression, grief, anxiety, panic, eating disorders, addiction, and many more. 


EMDR therapy helps the brain process and resolve unprocessed traumatic memories and allows normal healing to resume.  


When disturbing experiences happen sometimes the brain can have a hard time putting all the pieces together and as a result, things that people say or do or things that they see, hear, smell or touch can bring up the mixed-up distressing thoughts, feelings and body sensations connected to those disturbing experiences. EMDR helps the brain put all the pieces together so the disturbing stuff can resolve and the good stuff or the things we learned from it can stay so we get stronger.


The experience is still remembered, but the fight, flight, faint, freeze, fidget response from the original event(s) is resolved.


Contact us to learn more about our services or schedule a free consultation. 


“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” 

~Buddha~