Kandy Hirsch, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor and Business Coach

About Me

As a Licensed Professional Counselor I help clients in the areas of:

  • Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD);
  • Working with grief and loss;
  • Overcoming depression and anxiety;
  • Improving family and child relationships;
  • Improving personal and professional relationships;
  • Managing life transitions;
  • Quitting smoking and other habitsKandy Hirsch, Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Weight loss and body image;
  • Performance enhancement

Every client is an individual and responds better to some forms of therapy than others. Together we will formulate a therapeutic approach that includes some or all of the following:

  • Traditional talk therapy;
  • Couples therapy;
  • Hypnotherapy;
  • Mindfulness-based therapies;
  • Eye movement desensitization and reduction (EMDR)
  • Sand tray therapy;
  • Expressive arts therapy;
  • Solution-focused brief therapy;
  • Group therapy.

Kandy Hirsch is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Professional Mediator in private practice in Arizona. A Certified Hypnotherapist licensed in both Arizona and Washington, she recently completed an employment contract at Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa in Tucson and has worked at Providence Service Corporation counseling children and families.

Combining techniques from psychotherapy, coaching and hypnotherapy Ms. Hirsch helps clients achieve results in the areas of overcoming obstacles; performance enhancement; managing work, school and life transitions; business and personal relationship management; grief and loss; and habit management and change. As a professional mediator, Kandy volunteers her time with the Office of the Arizona Attorney General mediating disputes involving workplace claims, victim-offender cases and more.

Ms. Hirsch has enjoyed many business successes in her varied background. As a massage therapist and entrepreneur she secured and managed the contract for massage at Marriott International Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda, MD. Concurrently she opened and managed the “Massage Shoppe,” a seated massage concession in Baltimore Washington International Airport where she oversaw the work of 15 contracted massage practitioners.

Ms. Hirsch holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from St. Martin’s University in Olympia, WA. She is a coach trained by the College of Executive Coaching; the only post-graduate coach’s training in the United States. She holds certifications as a Sexual Assault Victim’s Counselor and as an Ericsonian Hypnotherapist.

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