Counseling Services

I serve individuals (adults and children), Couples, Families and Groups who are dealing with the following types of concerns:

Facing Depression

  • Feeling a sense of hopelessness
  • Feeling very sad - crying a lot
  • Feeling very tired physically and emotionally
  • Experiencing changes in sleeping and eating patterns
  • Having suicidal thoughts

Coping with Anxiety and Stress

  • Experiencing excessive worry
  • Having physical symptoms, e.g., sleep disturbance, fatigue, racing heart, etc.
  • Having panic attacks
  • Experiencing stress related illness
  • Obsessing on negative and unempowering thoughts

Dealing With Traumatic Life Events Including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Seeking to recover from physical, emotional, verbal, mental or sexual abuse
  • Dealing with oppressive situations, people, and relationships
  • Coping with traumatic loss, illness, or death
  • Having distressing flashbacks/dreams
  • Feeling a loss of interest in life
  • Avoiding thoughts, activities, places, or people who remind you of the trauma
  • Experiencing physical symptoms, i.e., difficulties with sleep, eating, inability to concentrate
  • Feeling sadness, anger, shame, guilt, or sense of low self-esteem

Working on Relationship Issues

  • Desiring more healthy and intimate relationships
  • Dealing with family of origin issues
  • Dealing with current family/couples issues
  • Dealing with workplace or school issues
  • Having difficulty with communication, trust, and processing painful experiences
  • Having difficulty with differences

Dealing With Life Transitions

  • Moving to a new location
  • Mid life
  • Empty nest
  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Career/job change (forced or desired)
  • Retirement
  • Aging
  • Life Review
  • Illness: Chronic and/or Life-Threatening (personal/family/friend)
  • Death of a loved one – anticipation of one's own death

Transitions create the need to deal with change and cope with an array of feelings that can include sadness, confusion, depression, anxiety, anger and/or grief. Transitions call upon us to make adjustments, and be open to discovering new possibilities for growth and living fully.

Helping Children to Deal With

  • Family Issues
  • Divorce
  • Loss of a family member
  • School adjustment
  • Bullying
  • Sense of self
  • Trauma