Welcome to Calm Clear and Connected and the website of Julie Stowasser, M.S., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  Julie is the longest practicing EMDR therapist in San Luis Obispo county!

I’m really glad you’re here! 

There is room in the Men’s Group                       but otherwise my caseload is currently full and I am not able to accept new clients at this time.

Julie was trained in 1993 and been practicing EMDR therapy since then. EMDR therapy is provided to all ages and for those from Paso Robles to San Luis Obispo and beyond  ~  Extended sessions of 2 hrs or more are available for the truly interested and for out-of-towners.

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Research and clinical experience confirm that the number one problem we face is not addiction, domestic violence, or child abuse.  Instead:

The number one problem societies face worldwide is the result of untreated or unresolved trauma and neglect.

Trauma and neglect most often begins in our homes.

Once trauma and neglect are treated, we may no longer have the aftermath of domestic violence, child abuse, addiction and the multi-level problems we experience personally, with our health, in our relationships, and at our workplace.

Please click on tabs to explore this site in greater depth to discover many answers to common initial questions about therapy and services offered here.

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Extended sessions of two-hours or longer are available on select Mondays and Fridays.  Extended sessions offer impressive results for those who travel a distance, or those ready for the powerful benefits  extended sessions can offer at the right time for you.

EMDR therapy // Cognitive-Affective-Behavioral therapy // Brainspotting // interpersonal and mind-based therapies, and other specialized modalities are just some of the options available for adults, children, couples, and families.  Always, treatment is tailored to you and what might be most efficient and effective for you and is always assesses to ensure your time and money is used wisely.

Our ongoing Men’s Therapy Group is also available for male adults and is now in its 10th year.  This is an incredible group of men, come join them! (We make it easy, I promise.) We meet in Atascadero and San Luis Obispo on Wednesday evenings and alternate offices by month. Currently have only one spot left.  Call to see if we’ve been holding it for you 🙂

EMDR therapy can help you with a variety of  concerns like anxiety, depression, conflict resolution, relaxation and stress management, parenting and step or blended families, male and female or men’s and women’s issues, anger management, family conflict and family violence, physical and sexual child abuse, batterer intervention, victims of violent crimes, victims of accidents or war, and marital and couples issues.  EMDR therapy is empirically validated and A-rated for PTSD.  Not many therapies can say that.  All ages can be helped by EMDR therapy from infants to the elderly – whether you are coming on your own, or as a couple or a family.

Offices are in San Luis Obispo and Atascadero

For a free 10 minute telephone consultation         please call:   805 544-2273

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Please call again if you don’t hear back in 72 hours.

After our phone call we can set up an initial intake and assessment appointment and meet in person to ensure this is the right place for you. With your goals for therapy in mind we can discuss your treatment plan options together, and then set out to accomplish them in the most effective and efficient way possible.

This website was last updated October 29, 2019.

“Grace is to the body what clear thinking is to the mind.”

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