2610 Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT 84401, US

801-683-6040

Pigeon Point Counseling Services

Pigeon Point Counseling serves adolescents and young adults in No. Utah

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"I am a lighthouse rather than a lifeboat.  I do not rescue, but instead help others find their way to shore."

How I Can Help

LGBTQ+

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Utah can often feel like a lonely place if you are part of the LBGBTQ+ community.  I will provide a safe place to land during your journey in an accepting and non-judgmental setting.    


I am proud to offer gender affirming psychotherapy for transgender and gender nonconforming clients. I view gender diversity as normal, not a mental illness. 


I work with adults and adolescents.  If you're transgender yourself, or if you're a parent of a teen or child who is exploring gender, I can be a support and advocate.  


Not everyone who is gender nonconforming is transgender, not everyone wants to 'transition,' and not everyone wants medical intervention. No matter what you eventually decide for yourself, I will be there with support, and resources.  


WPATH guidelines (World Professional Association for Transgender Health)  maintain that gender non-conformity is NOT a "mental illness" but a natural variation in human gender presentation, & that any attempts to "fix" gender-variant children by conforming them to traditional gender norms is harmful & unethical treatment.

Suicidality/Self-Harm

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Self-harm is defined as "any self-inflicted action that intentionally induces pain and/or breaks the skin."


Do you have a teen who engages in self-harm and don't know what to do?   I can help! I have extensive experience helping youth develop healthy coping strategies and working through thoughts of suicide and self-harm.  

DCFS/JJS/Adoption/Foster-Care

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If you have found yourself involved with the often complex and overwhelming systems of DCFS or JJS (including reunification, foster care and adoption), I am here for you!  I worked in child welfare for 5+ years and can help you work towards a positive outcome.    

Our Mission

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While serving a diverse clientele of couples, families and individuals in Northern Utah, Pigeon Point Counseling Services was started to provide much needed support for the LGBTQ+ community in Northern Utah.  We offer a safe place to talk through issues you are struggling with, and will be there to support you  during your journey of self-discovery.  We offer an accepting and non-judgmental space.

What's holding you back?

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Are fear, anxiety or traumatic experiences keeping you from achieving the happiness and success that you want?" Do you suffer from excessive worry, fear, anxiety or traumatic stress?" I have helped many people overcome these types of problems to live happier and more fulfilling lives and welcome the opportunity to help you identify and overcome your obstacles so that you can live the more fulfilling life that you deserve.


Learn healthy techniques that will utilize your strengths and help you learn to be more fully alive while managing life's challenges and the uncomfortable emotions that sometimes accompany change.


We work together to establish a comfortable place for you to face your fears and resolve them. I use a variety of techniques along with ongoing dialogue and resource development to help you achieve your desired results. I also honor and support your spiritual beliefs to enhance the process of growth and healing.

Client-Therapist Relationship is Key!

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Research consistently shows that a positive and nurturing client-therapist relationship is one of the most important factors to therapeutic success. My professional goal is to develop the highest quality relationship with each client while integrating a variety of evidence-based techniques that are catered to each client's specific needs.  

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Struggling to cope or adjust?

Worried about your teen?

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Is your teen overcome with worries or fears, often feeling sad or withdrawing from people or activities previously enjoyed, engaging in self-harm, not listening to you, or having frequent temper tantrums? As a parent, are you worried or concerned that your child's behavioral or emotional problems may get worse, feeling incompetent or confused, discouraged after receiving unsatisfactory reports about your adolescent from teachers or other care-givers, feeling that you are being controlled by your teen or overwhelmed with your teen's behaviors or emotions?


As your teen grows, he or she will encounter stressful events that may lead to emotional or behavioral difficulties. As a parent, you want to do what is best for your child, but you may not know what to do or you may be using ineffective skills without knowing it.


My office provides a comfortable environment that allows clients to feel comfortable; with an atmosphere where they can safely process their emotions and to help them facilitate growth while strengthening communication skills. 

Struggling to cope with life's challenges?

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Are fear, anxiety or traumatic experiences keeping you from achieving the happiness and success that you want?" Do you suffer from excessive worry, fear, anxiety or traumatic stress?" I have helped many people overcome these types of problems to live happier and more fulfilling lives and welcome the opportunity to help you identify and overcome your obstacles so that you can live the more fulfilling life that you deserve.

Relationships, including LGBTQ+

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We have many relationships that may become challenging or toxic (e.g. marital, dating, peers, co-workers, extended family, etc.).  If you are stuggling with any of these relationships, we can help.  Through therapy, you can work on ways to improve those relationships, or end them if they are unsafe or unhealthy. We can also help with high-conflict divorces, and co-parenting issues.  

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Pigeon Point Counseling Services

2610 Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT 84401, US

801-683-6040

Hours

Tuesday and Thursday:  5:30pm-8:30pm

Rates

We do not accept insurace; however, a statement will be provided upon request if you would like to submit it for reimbursement as an out-of-network provider

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Self-Pay vs. Insurance?

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Pigeon Point Counseling Services offers a sliding-fee scale based on income.  We do not accept insurance plans; however, we can provide a bill that you can submit to your insurance as an out-of-network provider (please check with your insurance company for verification).  


For a great article about this topic, please visit:  http://www.sandiegotherapists.com/comparison.html

Where you can find us in the community!

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Aug 4 - Ogden Pride Festival: come meet us at our booth and learn about our services.


Aug 18, 8 AM · EndIT 5k - Washington Heights Church · South Ogden, Utah :   Walk to raise funds and awareness for human trafficking and slavery. 

FAQs

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Have questions about our services?  Want a free phone consultation?  Email us at lisa.araujo.lcsw@gmail.com or call us at 801-683-6040.  We'd love to meet you!