Unfortunately, I had a pretty traumatic childhood. My parents were always fighting, and I was faced with trying to decide what to do about my own personal feelings. When I got older, I knew that I needed to do something to relieve the stress that I was feeling even many years later, so I started focusing on going to counseling. My first few appointments were a little nerve-racking, but the counselor worked hard to make me feel comfortable. I was really impressed with how gentle and kind she was, and I felt really great about the progress I was making. This blog is all about benefiting from counseling.
11 October 2022
Whether you are working through a recent trauma, a divorce, or simply want to live your best life, therapy is a great way to gain a better understanding of yourself. Unfortunately, many people are either unable to schedule an in-person therapy session or they would feel more comfortable talking to a therapist from their own home. Either way, if you have scheduled your first telehealth counseling appointment, here are a few simple tips to help you prepare.
15 August 2022
Has your doctor or therapist recommended that you enroll in an intensive outpatient program(IOP)? This recommendation can come as a bit of a shock at first since IOPs can be pretty demanding. However, most people find they are more comfortable with the idea once they come to a better understanding of what IOPs are and what they involve. In that regard, here are some FAQs people have about IOPs. How much time do you spend in the treatment program?
13 June 2022
Eating disorder treatment is complex. This is why there is no one way to address eating disorders. Each person is different with different physical and emotional needs, and treatment needs to be just as unique as the people being treated. This is why treatment for these disorders involves trauma treatment. If you have a child who has an eating disorder, treating trauma is a major component of treatment. This is how treatment for each eating disorder works.
6 April 2022
Sometimes, married couples experience trials and may feel as though they cannot reach agreements. This can lead to considerations for divorce. Marriage therapy is an alternative that can help to explore a variety of options before making an impulsive decision. There are a variety of valuable reasons to choose therapy. These services can be used to resolve a variety of issues. The following points identify a few situations that therapy can help with.
3 February 2022
If you have been considering therapy that affirms and supports LGBTQ identities, you might have a lot of questions about why therapy is so important. What makes this type of therapy different from other counseling and therapy options? If you have questions about why LGBTQ support therapy differs, here's what you should know about the significant differences. LGBTQ Therapy Affirms Your Questioning Status Are you still questioning your identity? Are you unsure about your sexuality or gender?