Benefitting From Counseling
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Benefitting From Counseling

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.

Benefitting From Counseling

  • Benefits Of A Trauma Treatment Program For Teens

    13 June 2023

    Numerous events can traumatize a teenager, dramatically altering the trajectory of their future. Whether the teen endures homelessness, abuse, or being harassed for their sexuality, this type of trauma can stay with them for a lifetime, especially if they don't receive the correct type of psychological assistance and support. A trauma treatment program for teens can help teenagers who've experienced an adverse event to process what they've endured, experience fewer symptoms, and learn to develop healthy coping mechanisms.

  • Common Mistakes To Avoid During Outpatient Drug Addiction Treatment

    22 March 2023

    If you or someone close to you is going through outpatient drug addiction treatment, the journey can sometimes be difficult and overwhelming. You have to be very mindful of the decisions you make during this process, as certain mistakes can lead to setbacks or even worsen the addiction.  Here are some common mistakes to avoid during outpatient drug addiction treatment: Not Following Through With Aftercare Plans Aftercare plans are designed to help maintain a successful recovery after completing an inpatient rehabilitation program or an intensive outpatient program.

  • Advantages Of Telehealth Therapy

    22 December 2022

    Telehealth services let you see your healthcare provider right from the comfort of your home. This means no more needing to get out of bed to trek across town when you feel horrible only to be given a prescription and told to get back into bed. Telehealth therapy offers you the same convenience, but the focus is more on your mental health than things like colds and other health-related concerns. If you are seeking the benefit of therapy, but there are reasons why you would prefer to receive that therapy from your own home, then you should read the rest of this article.

  • Tips To Prepare For Your Telehealth Counseling Appointment

    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.

  • FAQs About IOPs

    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?