Individual Therapy & Counseling
Life is complicated. Many psychological issues begin in childhood and beyond our ability to control or understand them. Our biology also has a large effect on our emotional and psychological makeup. Other issues may develop over many years as a result of external influences or choices we make, sometimes innocently and withoutGET STARTED!
awareness of long-term consequences. Individual therapy, also known as counseling, talk therapy or
psychotherapy, is a path to understanding these issues and taking steps to minimize or eliminate those that have an obstructive or negative effect on daily functioning. The goal is clear and simple – to markedly improve the
quality of your life in a meaningful way.
Individual therapy is collaboration between a person and a trained therapist done in a safe and confidential
environment. At its best, it is the forming of a deeply connected and personal special relationship, in which a
profound understanding and acceptance of self also leads to healing and growth in important and lasting ways.
In many cultures, due to extensive research on the success of many forms of therapy and the positive changes that many thousands of people have made in their lives, the previous stigma about working with a therapist has dramatically diminished. Today seeing a therapist is considered a healthy choice for many, as well having a positive impact on family, friends and coworkers.
An individual may work with a therapist for as few as one to six sessions or more and sometimes many more to resolve a current challenge in mood, thought patterns, emotional disregulation, negative self-image or trouble
While disruptive emotional habits and barriers are confronted in therapy, it’s common to experience the positive
balancing that occurs. Many people discover an increase in their feelings of compassion, self-esteem, love,
courage, peace and strength.