Monique WestMonique West

Monique West is the Program Director and Founder of Awaken The Power Therapy in Milford, CT.  Monique believes that all the answers for a person to gear their lives in a powerful direction is trapped within them.  Monique uses a strength based approach to guide clients to tap into their own inner power.  Ms. West has worked as a therapist at America's largest non-profit voluntary mental health organization, Jewish Boards of Family & Children Services (JBFCS) where she has fine-tuned her expertise providing service to families, couples, & children.  You can find out more about Monique and Awaken The Power Therapy at



  • Creating Healthy Boundaries In Relationships

    Aug 15, 2018
    Boundaries is perhaps the most common skill I teach to clients as a clinical therapist. In our childhood we learn that sharing is caring, we learn about the golden rule (doing unto others as you would want them to do unto you) and we learn that it is important to be a good Samaritan.
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  • Depression in Women

    May 02, 2017
    According to the American Psychiatric Association, Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that affects appetite, sleeping patterns, concentration and self esteem. Depression affects 1 in 4 women in their lifetime. Depression can be pervasive and persistent but it is treatable!
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  • 5 Mantras to the REAL you

    Jan 03, 2017
    Sometimes having fears about the world, our position in the world and what our capabilities are feels like that is the limitation of who we essentially are. Make it an affirmation as you move through your daily life to remind yourself that.
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  • 3 Tips To Cultivate Self- Love

    Oct 20, 2016
    Self Love is a concept that may seem esoteric in nature and fleeting. Self Love is characterized as a positive regard of self and commitment to healthy practices that fosters happiness and well being.
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    Oct 12, 2016
    Positive Psychology focuses on daily practices in order to heighten eternal happiness and inner joy. Clients often tell me they have the things that they need, career, spouse, house, children, 401K, etc. but often feels empty and unfulfilled. Inner Joy and Happiness does not reside in possessions and assets.
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