In Person and Online Therapy Sessions Available | (616) 309 0737
2460 Burton St SE #101, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
In Person and Online Therapy Sessions Available | (616) 309 0737
2460 Burton St SE #101, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Inner Child Work Therapy

Inner Child Work

Here at Evolve Therapy Group, we believe in the power of inner child work to facilitate healing, growth, and transformation. Our specialized team of therapists provide a safe and nurturing space for individuals to reconnect with their inner child, heal past wounds, and cultivate a more authentic and fulfilling life.

What is Inner Child Work?

Inner child work is a therapeutic approach that focuses on healing and nurturing the wounded inner child within us. Our inner child represents the part of us that carries unresolved emotions, experiences, and beliefs from childhood. By acknowledging and addressing these wounds, we can heal and integrate our inner child, leading to greater self-acceptance, self-compassion, and emotional well-being.

Our Approach to Inner Child Work:

At Evolve Therapy Group, we approach inner child work with a compassionate and holistic perspective. Our therapists combine various evidence-based techniques to create a personalized and effective therapeutic experience for each individual. Some of the approaches we utilize include:

  1. Inner Child Visualization: Through guided imagery and visualization exercises, we help individuals connect with their inner child and access the emotions, memories, and needs that may have been suppressed or overlooked.
  1. Somatic Experiencing: We incorporate somatic experiencing techniques to help individuals explore the physical sensations and body memories associated with their inner child wounds. By integrating body awareness, we facilitate a deeper level of healing and release.
  1. Expressive Arts Therapy: We recognize the power of creative expression in inner child work. Through art, music, movement, and other expressive modalities, individuals can tap into their inner child’s creativity, emotions, and desires, allowing for a more profound healing experience.
  1. Attachment-Based Therapy: We understand the significance of early attachment experiences in shaping our inner child. By exploring attachment patterns and dynamics, we help individuals develop healthier and more secure relationships with themselves and others.

Benefits of Inner Child Work:

  1. Healing Past Wounds: Inner child work provides a transformative opportunity to heal past wounds and release emotional pain that may have been carried for years. By addressing these wounds, individuals can experience profound healing and liberation.
  1. Self-Acceptance and Self-Compassion: Through inner child work, individuals learn to cultivate self-acceptance and self-compassion. By reconnecting with their inner child, they can develop a more nurturing and loving relationship with themselves, fostering a greater sense of worthiness and self-approval.
  1. Emotional Regulation: Inner child work helps individuals develop emotional regulation skills. By acknowledging and validating their inner child’s emotions, individuals can learn healthier ways to express and manage their feelings, leading to increased emotional resilience and well-being.
  1. Building Healthy Boundaries: Inner child work supports individuals in establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries. By understanding and addressing past experiences that may have compromised their boundaries, individuals can develop the skills and confidence to set boundaries that protect their emotional well-being.
  1. Enhancing Relationships: Inner child work can improve relationships by fostering greater self-awareness and emotional intelligence. By healing past wounds, individuals can approach relationships with a deeper understanding of their own needs and triggers, leading to healthier and more fulfilling connections with others.
  1. Cultivating Joy and Playfulness: Reconnecting with the inner child allows individuals to rediscover joy, playfulness, and creativity. By embracing their inner child’s curiosity and spontaneity, individuals can experience a greater sense of freedom and enjoyment in their lives.

Take the First Step:

If you are seeking to reconnect with your inner child, heal past wounds, and cultivate a more authentic and fulfilling life, we invite you to reach out to Evolve Therapy Group. Our compassionate team of therapists is here to support you on your inner child work journey. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and take the first step towards healing and embracing your inner child.


We believe that every individual has the capacity to evolve and thrive through life's challenges. Let us support you on your journey of growth and healing. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a more fulfilling and resilient life.

Resources and Support:

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These recommendations are for educational purposes only and should not replace the individualized care that a medical or mental health professional can provide.

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