People seek counseling when their emotional pain becomes too much to bear on their own and they want to be free of it. How we deal with life’s pain defines who we are. While we don’t choose to undergo misfortune, we do decide how we react to those events. I have found that negative experiences can also trigger something positive within us. Crisis offers an opportunity for change, and pain can be the catalyst for transformation. Click here to learn more about our rates
Individual Counseling, also known as psychotherapy, therapy, or talk therapy is a collaborative process between the counselor and individual to address personal issues such as depression, anger, anxiety, substance abuse, relationship issues, parenting concerns, school difficulties, career changes, etc. Through counseling, individuals have the opportunity to receive support, guidance, and experience growth. The goals of counseling are individualized and aimed at facilitating changes in order to improve the quality of life.
Life would be so much easier if we knew what was going to happen.
Even a small sign like “Most Likely” might give us the courage to proceed. When life overwhelms, making even the smallest decision can be too much work. So we don’t take any action, and things get worse. Finally, the pain is above our tolerance level, and we give in to that small voice that says, “You can DO something about this.” “What?” we ask. The small voice whispers, “Get some help.”
And here you are, probably wondering if I can help you.
Signs point to yes.
Regardless of the source of your pain (anxiety, depression, stress, loss), you’re looking for some relief.
My goal is to give you some immediate relief in the very first session. Because we can’t even begin to figure out what’s causing the pain until it gets down to a manageable level. Kind of a paradox, actually.
Having to reduce the pain in order to find the source.
You don’t have to do it alone.
You are not alone, and I mean that literally.
Many people suffer from paralyzing worries, depression, or loss.
The exact circumstance may be different, but that helpless feeling is the same. So, you’re not alone in the big sense, and after today, you aren’t alone in your journey.
What you can expect in Individual Therapy
55 minutes of “Me” time where you’ll get
new coping skills
More than just talk.
If talk therapy isn’t working, I’ll come up with creative ways to explore what’s going on with you.
This might mean I draw something to illustrate a point. It might mean you reconnect with your inner child by putting a pencil to paper. Heck, we might even go crazy and get the sand tray out. Whatever we try, I can promise you it won’t be anything you can’t handle.
In fact, clients tell me bringing abstract ideas into visual metaphors helps them see what they’ve been missing. Click on the button below if you’re curious to see what you’ve been missing.