Psychotherapy (Talk therapy): Brooke is trained in offering evidence-based therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, family-based therapy, compassion-focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. Brooke’s approach is highly individualized, effective and compassionate. Both short-term and long-term therapy is available. When appropriate, Brooke is available to collaborate with other members of your care team. Brooke operates from a body positive, non-diet, Health at Every Size ® approach. *Waiting list for new clients.
Supplemental Eating Disorder Recovery Coaching: *Additional service available for current or prospective psychotherapy adult clients. Brooke offers supplemental intensive coaching in the area of eating disorder recovery. Clients who commit to coaching often find they can make rapid changes and build motivation for lasting recovery. Coaching includes skills support in between sessions and communication through Recovery Record® app. It offers solutions to real-life challenges (meal support, grocery shopping) in real time. Brooke brings her experience as a recovered professional to the healing relationship. Open to a limited number of clients to ensure quality of care.
Coaching May be Right for You If:
- You have recently completed a higher level of care and are seeking more support to add to your outpatient team.
- You are medically stable.
- You have struggled with relapse immediately following transition out of a higher level of care.
- You are invested in your recovery and seeking enhanced wellness.
- You’re a college student balancing the demands of academic and social pressure with recovery and seeking enhanced support
- You’re looking for real-life support (i.e. grocery shopping, meal support).
- You have long-term recovery and are struggling with urges to relapse.
CEU Presentations/Organizational Development: Brooke is available to provide presentations to mental health or corporate organizations on perfectionism and/or eating disorders. Brooke is an engaging, informative, and dynamic speaker with experience presenting both locally to therapists and dietitians, as well as in Massachusetts for a CEU event at Walden Behavioral Care. Most recently, Brooke was invited to present a seminar on “The Risks of Perfectionism: Eating Disorders, Perfectionism, and Suicidality” for Brown Medical School/Butler Hospital Psychiatry Residents.
Consultation/Supervision: Brooke offers individual case consultation on an ongoing or short-term basis to clinicians working towards their independent license or those who are independently licensed. Brooke brings to consultation her wealth of experience in hospital-based and clinic settings as well as her expertise in crisis assessment, eating disorders, young adult mental health, chronic illness, and caregiver stress. Brooke has a special interest in working with clinicians who are new to private practice and/or transitioning from hospital-based work into private practice. Consultation can occur in-person or via secure video.
Recovered/Recovering Professionals: This group meets virtually every other Tuesday from 2-3:30 via HIPPA secure Zoom. This group is open to individuals of all disciplines who treat eating disorders who have their own recovery histories. It will be co-led by Heidi Schauster, RD, author of Nourish, and Brooke Huminski LICSW. Please email Brooke to RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org. All inquiries kept confidential. $65/session. *** Currently open to new members.
DBT Skills Group for COVID-19: ENROLLING NOW with a start date of 9/16/2020! Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is an evidenced-based therapy model that helps with managing emotions, improving relationships, coping with stress, and building mindfulness. We’ve all experienced a great life disrupter these past months with COVID-19 and may be feeling more on-edge or isolated than usual. This group can help you learn practical skills to recover and cope as well as remind you that you’re not alone in the struggle. Co-led by Brooke Huminski, LICSW and Jennifer Kittler, PhD, this 12-session group is currently being offered remotely via an online platform in order to ensure the safety of group participants. Wednesdays from 2-3pm. $90/session. Email Brooke: email@example.com if interested.