Challenges

"I never really knew what to expect in counseling." Many fear being judged, facing difficult emotions or even that they’ll run out of words in therapy! Here are some of the concerns we can address in our work together:

Grief & Loss

Grief & Loss

Grief impacts us at many points in the lifespan. It could be that you have lost your job, just moved, went through a divorce or even lost a loved one to death. Depression may compound normal grief.


Mood Instability

Mood Instability

If your emotions and moods seem out of your control over a long period of time, you may have a mood disorder. There are several different types, and all of them can be treated.


Trauma & Stress Related Issues

Trauma & Stress Related Issues

These disorders result from exposure to a traumatic or stressful event & include both Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. They are similar but differ in how long they last. Struggles may include the inability to experience pleasure, feelings of aggression, feelings of restless & discontent, numbness, or disconnection from self.

Depression

Depression

Have you felt down or sad for at least most of the day most days for at least two weeks?

Do you have difficulty getting motivated to do simple tasks? Are you struggling with a change in appetite or poor sleep? Then, you may be struggling with symptom of depression.


Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution

Conflict is unavoidable and innate to any relationship. Counseling can be beneficial in helping you quickly resolve conflict with those you love or in the workplace.


Communication Struggles

Communication Struggles

Do you find it difficult to assert your thoughts, needs or feelings to those you love or even at work? Do you sometimes overdo it when trying to share your feelings, yelling or becoming agitated? There are some behavioral strategies we can work on in counseling to help you get your needs met.

Anxiety

Anxiety

Do you feel overwhelmed in social situations? Or do you worry about routine life events? Do you have difficulty sleeping or eating well due to worry? Does your brain busily create "what if" scenarios when you are faced with life events? Then, you may be dealing with anxiety.


Attention Issues

Attention Issues

There are 3 presentations of ADHD including predominantly inattention, predominantly hyperactive, and then a combination of both. ADHD is categorized as a neurodevelopmental issue that can benefit from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It’s often characterized by a pervasive, persistent pattern of symptoms that impact several domains of functioning.