Thorodin Counseling

About George

George MacIlwinen is a holistic psychotherapist with 12 years of education and training in Somatic, Cognitive based, Equine-Assisted and Transpersonal modalities of psychotherapy. He specializes in the treatment of CPTSD (complex post traumatic stress disorders), Relationship Issues/Couples, Depression, Anxiety, Body Issues, and Life Enhancement Coaching. He is the creator of Charcterological Based Strength Training (CBST™) the world’s first registered modality that combines movement and physical training with psychotherapy to help facilitate lasting, positive change and associated positive habits.

Individual Psychotherapy

Individuals may seek counseling for any number of reasons including depression, anxiety, trauma, heart break, spiritual issues, relationship & couples issues, and more. Informed by the latest in neuroscience.

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Relationship & Couples Counseling

Couples may seek counseling to improve their relationship, communication, attachment patterns, intimacy, resolve conflict, and more.
Couples are guided through a unique model, in which they both have input, to assist in bringing clarity to needs, boundaries, love, and nourishment of all kinds.

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Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy

Horses can be incredible companions in healing, allowing clients to build confidence, experience their own personal power, and safely explore boundaries. Horses are emotionally attuned to humans, recognize our energy, assist in the healing process, and may create insight into our issues by being mindful in their presence.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Guided Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation has been shown to stimulate the new neural pathway growth (neuralplacticity), reduce stress, anxiety, and make other healthy changes to the brain – including reduction in size to the amygdala – which plays a role in the fear response and hypervigilance. Meditations are guided, along with a live-played Tibetan singing bowl.

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CBST™

Characterological Structure-Based Strength Training™ is a method combining psychotherapy, body work, and fitness/strength training. This not only addresses the mental and emotional components of the individual, but also the structural body issues that result from unhelpful negative emotions, thoughts, and beliefs, while emphasizing strengths and resilience the indivudal has developed. CBST™ is the world’s first registered modality that combines movement and physical training with psychotherapy to help facilitate lasting, positive change and associated positive habits. This method will include both Life Coaching and engaging in a specific Personal Training regiment.

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George’s education

Georgia State University – Bachelor of Science in Psychology 2005

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level 1: Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory – 2010

Naropa University – Clinical MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology 2011

Gestalt Equine Psychotherapy Institute of the Rockies: Certification – 2011

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level 2: Emotional Processing, Meaning Making, and Attachment Repair – 2012

ACE Personal Trainer – 2015

Reiki Level 3 Practitioner – A Healing Place, LLC – 2017

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