Lokahi Counseling

Helping you Attain Harmony, Unity and Agreement in Your Life

Welcome to Lokahi Counseling!

Lokahi is Hawaiian word for Harmony, Unity and Agreement

We use the practice of Lokahi to help you heal



Our Counselors are Licensed,  Certified and Experienced

We can help You Heal in a Variety of Different Ways!


Tracy Kenela, M.A., LMHC, CRC, CEDS

Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist


Tracy is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS) and an Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist (ACHT).


Tracy's approach to counseling is based on the belief that everybody has the power within themselves to work through painful, confusing and chaotic situations, and develop a plan to live peaceful and meaningful lives.


Using a variety of cognitive, behavioral, energetic and mind-body techniques, Tracy is passionately committed to helping her clients achieve harmony, unity and agreement in their lives.


Tracy uses a highly intuitive approach that is customized to fit each individual client. "No two people have the same history, the same struggle, or the same recovery process." 






Stacy Schilter-Pisano, M.A., LMFT, CEDS

Marriage and Family Therapist


Stacy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist. She has also been trained and certified as a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP), and has run several groups to help those who struggle with disordered eating and intrusive body image.


Stacy's approach to counseling is based on a variety of different modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and a variety of approaches to Couples and Family Therapies.


Stacy is continually inspired to see clients overcome their disordered eating behaviors, move past insecurity and begin to participate freely and fully in their lives. "Lives are improved when people no longer have to combat thoughts, behaviors and emotions inherent in dealing with an eating disorder.”

Ross Artwohl, MSW, LICSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Ross is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, and has provided therapy to individuals, couples and families for over 18 years. He has extensive training  in Gestalt therapy, and Couples Counseling using the theory and practice of Crucible Therapy. He is also experienced in treating eating disorders.



Ross helps clients identify feelings and express emotions as they come up in sessions. He also encourages exploration of attempts to avoid distressing thoughts and feelings. He uses the therapy relationship as a way to understand old ways of relating to others, and helps you to practice new and more effective to  ways to relate to others. 



Ross believes that people can reduce suffering and increase satisfaction in their lives through a process of understanding of why certain thoughts, feelings and behaviors reoccur. "When you feel comfortable with your therapist and hopeful about the therapy, it's more likely to produce the results you want." 









Counseling

Individuals, Couples, Families, Groups

Counseling & Hypnotherapy


Each of our Counselors are Fully Licensed, Trained and Experienced in Treating  the Following Conditions: 


Eating Disorders, Disordered Eating, and Negative Body Discomfort


Lokahi Counseling can help you improve your relationship with food, eating and your body, which includes, but is not limited to:



Mood Disorders


Lokahi Counseling can help you learn techniques to manage your emotions by using a unique combination of Mind-Body processes, which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Existentialism. Emotions treated include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Guilt
  • Shame


Trauma and Loss


Most people struggle with trauma and loss, but don't even realize it. Lokahi Counseling uses a variety of specialized techniques to help you cope with trauma and loss, and move forward into a new and beautiful life.

Relationships


We all relate to others (and ourselves) in different ways. Lokahi Counseling can help you develop your own unique way of relating to the world, to others, and to yourself....so that you can be more comfortable living your life.



Job Burnout


Lokahi Counseling offers you hope for you to heal from this potentially debilitating condition: either by learning to appreciate and value the unique work you do, or by changing your future career direction.

Hypnotherapy

Healing the Mind and the Body

Mind-Body Techniques


Hypnotherapy is a method of inducing a trance or dream-like state of deep relaxation so that you can comfortably re-experience and work through various psychological and emotional disorders or trauma. Subtle Energy is the art and science of clearing and cleansing a person's energy system of anything that can be blocking them from physical, mental or spiritual health and wellbeing.