Individual counseling is between the therapist and client. Together, the client and therapist create goals for the client. Those goals make up the treatment plan which serves as the foundation of the therapeutic process.
Sometimes we find ourselves reacting to things before we understand what is happening or why. Anger is a symptom of a bigger issue. Counseling can help uncover what is causing the anger and change the way you respond to things.
Do you feel fine one minute and feel distressed the next? Do others ask you why you are so "moody"? Mood disorders can be difficult to live with. Therapy provides an opportunity to develop skills to manage mood changes.
DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER
DID has very specific diagnostic criteria. Clients diagnosed with DID can benefit from long term therapy.
Fostering and/or adopting a child can be a rewarding and difficult experience. Clients who were adopted may have big feelings about their story. Therapy can be beneficial to helping clients understand their feelings about the situation.
Depression can feel overwhelming and hopeless. Therapy can provide opportunity to develop skills to work through depression and find hope.
Trauma can get "stuck" in our bodies and minds. Using EMDR we can help reprocess trauma and change the way your body and mind respond to disturbances.
Have you had a negative counseling experience? Does your teenager need counseling but refuses to go? I would love the opportunity to meet with any client and help transform the way they experience therapy.
When reality gets too difficult, sometimes our minds leave and go to a safer place. Therapy can provide opportunity to learn skills to ground your mind and address the disturbances
Anxiety can feel paralyzing and imprisoning. Therapy can provide clients with coping skills to manage anxiety.