On this journey of life, there can be nights that

feel intensely dark and endlessly long.

Yet, we need not wait alone for the dawn

“Dayspring” is an old English word describing the earliest light of dawn.

We apply the metaphors of night and dawn to the work of therapy with our clients.

At Dayspring, our counselors are committed to witnessing, waiting, watching, and walking alongside our clients, holding space together.

Services we provide:

  • Individual Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Art Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Therapy for Minors
  • Group Therapy
  • Teaching and Training
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Clinical Consultation
Some populations we have experience with:
  • Immigrant and Diaspora communities
  • Ministry leaders (domestic and global)
  • Disaster survivors
  • Healthcare workers
  • Third Culture Kids (TCKs)
  • Adoptees (adults and minors)

We have experience with the following issues and situations (not exhaustive):

  • Trauma …trauma is not just an event that took place sometime in the past; it is also the imprint left by that experience on mind, brain, and body. (Bessel van der Kolk, The Body Keeps the Score, 2014)of all typesincluding, but not limited to, interpersonal, intergenerational, racial and collective trauma
  • Abuse of all kinds a misuse of power that devalues another human being that can be verbal, physical, emotional, spiritual, sexual
  • Grief and Loss
  • Ambiguous loss a type of loss that is unclear, often without societally acceptable ways to grieve, and therefore generates tremendous stress. (Boss, 1999)
  • Attachment-relatedAttachment refers to the quality of the earliest relationships in our lives, which, according to the theory, affects (but does not necessarily determine) our relational patterns into adulthood (Bowlby, 1976, 1980, 1982 & Ainsworth, 1989) for adults and minors
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relational conflict
  • Life transitions
  • Identity development
  • Early childhood mental health
  • Low self esteem
  • Integration of faith/spirituality and mental health
We do NOT provide:
  • crisis counseling
  • hotline services
  • home visits
  • expert witness testimony (in most cases)
  • psychological testing for ADHD, Autism Spectrum, or other neurological disorders
  • letters of recommendation for medical procedures
  • prescriptions for medication of any kind

If you are experiencing self-harm, text CONNECT to 741741 for free, 24/7 Crisis Text Line or text/call 988 for NYC Well.