A supportive and non-judgmental environment are necessary ingredients for a strong therapeutic relationship to form, which is essential for change and symptom relief. Therapy begins by understanding you as a person, addressing your strengths, motivations, values, weaknesses, and fears.
Experiencing occasional nervousness is a part of life. However, if your nervousness climbs to uncomfortable levels, it can cause you to avoid certain situations, restricting your life. Anxiety can be triggered by a current event or perhaps it started in childhood. Either way, anxiety can trigger other related problems, such as depression, insomnia, lowered self-esteem, procrastination, excessive worry, or social isolation.
Occasional feelings of sadness are a part of life. However, if these feelings persist or cause significant impairment in your daily life, you may be dealing with depression. Depression is a common yet serious problem impacting millions of people every year. In addition to sadness, you may experience sleep or appetite disturbance, low energy levels, concentration issues, poor self-esteem and even suicidal thoughts.
A divorce abruptly ends your hopes, dreams, and routines. The decision to get divorced may come after much contemplation or rather a surprising twist to your life plan. In addition, an ending of a significant relationship, may trigger unsettling self-discoveries or instead a sense of betrayal.
Coping with the loss of a loved one is generally an overwhelming experience filled with an array of intense emotions. There is not one way to grieve and there is no timeline. The grieving process is influenced by variables such as the type of loss, your personality, belief system, finances, and social support network.
Romantic relationships are frequently complicated. Trust issues, communication problems, and anger issues impact the quality of many people’s relationships. When one partner is struggling with a mental illness such as depression or substance abuse, relationships can become even more challenging.
Addiction is difficult for the person as well as the family member. Our licensed clinicians provide supportive individual and family therapy services to address substance related problems. We work with you to help understand the underlying issues that may contribute to substance misuse while building on your strengths.
Forming a trusting relationship with your child is essential for emotional and behavioral change. Parents have a common goal with the therapist which is to help your child get better. As follows, we often ask for your help if it makes sense and it is agreeable to all.