Welcome to telEspera

Therapy for people living with migraine and other headache disorders.

Tammy Rome

Tammy Rome, LPC, NCC

Headaches traumatize

Migraine and other headache disorders steal more than just the time we spend in pain. They steal our friendships, wreck our careers, destroy our families, and sometimes even our will to live. Headache specialists estimate that around 40% of those living with migraine also live with depression. The rate of comorbid anxiety disorders is even higher at 60%. There are also links between migraine and bipolar disorder, early childhood adverse experiences, complex trauma, traumatic brain injury, medical trauma, and domestic violence.

Customized solutions

Your headache specialist may have recommended therapy, but that doesn’t mean migraine is “all in your head.” At telEspera Counseling, your pain is taken very seriously and you’ll never be blamed for having a headache disorder. Your pain is real! That doesn’t mean you can’t benefit from therapy. We’ll work together to find solutions that are right for you. 

Targeting the nervous system

I employ a combination of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Together, these ground-breaking new therapies target your nervous system to reset, retrain, and restore healthy mental, emotional, and neurological functioning.

Therapy from one of your own

Maybe you’ve been hurt by therapists who didn’t understand your pain. You need assurances that history won’t repeat itself. You need a guide who’s been there and can see things from your perspective. At telEspera Counseling, you’ll discover a different kind of therapy that’s tailored just for you, by one of your own. I’ve walked the path of healing, so I won’t just point you in the right direction. Instead, I’ll travel the road with you.

Next Steps

You deserve to work with a therapist who’s your ideal fit. To make sure we’re a great fit, I’m offering you a free 30-minute consultation.  Even if we’re not a good fit, I’ll still help you find someone just right for you.

At telEspera Counseling, you’ll discover a different kind of therapy — one tailored just for you. It begins with a detailed first appointment. We’ll take extra time to explore the history of your concerns and your goals before starting therapy.

Choosing to begin healing is an important decision. That’s why you need a guide who’s been through it before. As a recovering perfectionist who’s finally free of fear, I won’t just point you in the right direction, I’ll travel the road with you.

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