Monica Hengge

Monica

Hengge

MAR, MA

Therapist, Co-Owner of ThrivePointe Indiana

m.hengge@thrivepointe.com

Monica Hengge

 SERVICES

 SPECIALIZATIONS

  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Assertiveness and Confidence
  • Attachment
  • Career Goals
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Depression
  • Eating and Body Image
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Grief and Loss
  • Impulse Control
  • Insomnia
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Marital Conflict
  • Premarital Prep
  • Relationships
  • Stress management
  • Time management  

 EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • MA, Counseling
  • MA, Biblical Studies
  • PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • J-term Guest Teacher, Covenant Christian High School

Helping Clients Thrive

Many couples and individuals experiencing disconnection in their relationships feel disoriented and isolated. I help my clients regain focus and a clear path forward by fostering a strong working relationship as the foundation for change. In session, you can experience powerful emotions, in a compassionate and safe environment, that give you clarity and hope on your journey towards connection and wellness. I am committed to using effective evidence-based treatments and a collaborative approach to help you in reach your goals.

Why I Became a Counselor

Humans are relational beings and we desire to experience connection with one another. We learn how to relate to others through our relational experiences, thoughts about ourselves, and family and cultural experiences. Sometimes we learn and practice behaviors that promote disconnection. And when we experience disconnection, it produces tension, stress, and struggle. However, when we experience connection in relationships – when we are seen, heard, and valued – we develop purpose and meaning for our lives. I became a counselor because I want to help others experience connection and thrive.

My Suggested Must Reads

• Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Sue Johnson
• Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships by Sue Johnson
• Anatomy of the Soul: Surprising Connections between Neuroscience and Spiritual Practices That Can Transform Your Life and Relationships by Curt Thompson
• Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brene Brown
• Micro-Resilience: Minor Shifts for Major Boosts in Focus, Drive, and Energy by Bonnie St. John and Allen P. Haines

Why I Started ThrivePointe Indiana

When I was first offered a position at ThrivePointe, I knew it would be worth the two hour drive every week from Indianapolis. The ThrivePointe culture is focused on empowering therapists to reach their potential and deliver the highest standard of care to their clients. This supportive, positive culture bleeds over into the work of ThrivePointe therapists, creating better results and a better experience for clients. Jodie, Stephanie, and I wanted to bring that experience to the greater Indianapolis area as well. We are committed to helping you achieve your goals by putting together a team of amazing therapists in Indiana who offer effective therapy through evidence-based practices.

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