How do I know if therapy is right for me?
There are many reasons people seek out therapy. Some people come to therapy to address short-term challenges. Some may come to address issues that come up more often throughout their life. Some may pursue therapy for guidance or to work through life stressors. Whatever the reason therapy can help to reduce stress, anxiety, depression and assist in parenting and family issues, work toward resolving conflict and help maintain balance.
How is therapy different than talking to a family member or friend?
Therapy is different in that a client can discuss what is on their mind or troubling them with a neutral third party. Together we can explore solutions in a strength based model.
What can I expect in a therapy session?
Every therapy session is tailored to meet the needs of you the client. Sessions are generally 45-50 minutes.
What benefits can I expect from working with a therapist?
People in therapy tend to have lower levels of anxiety and stress, decreased conflict and improved quality of life. Therapy is a process and it takes time to achieve the positive changes that one may want to achieve. Most clients report that having a place to discuss the parts of their life that they may feel "stuck" provides them with a healthier sense of themselves and improves their overall satisfaction.