WOMEN may need help in finding their voice. Counseling can be the conduit to helping them through issues of personal growth and transitions, breaking from negative patterns and processing family of origin issues. It can also help women understand the roadblocks that keep them stuck, so that they may thrive in their lives.
GRIEF comes as a result of many situations throughout life, although it is most often identified with the death of a loved one. Grief may also come as a result of losing a job, declining health, and experiencing an empty nest. In each grief situation, it is important to process these losses in such a way that the loss can be fully honored, while also finding meaning and life beyond the loss.
TEEN years can lead to difficulty as they are seeking to form their identity. Counseling can offer teens help in a therapeutic setting by meeting them where they are, as they experience changes and challenges in their world. Counseling can also help to improve communication between teens and parents so that family relationships can be mended.
MARRIAGE may be helped through counseling. Healing in struggling marriages can be nurtured by assisting couples to connect through learning effective communication skills, moving out of blame cycles and understanding how to “fight fair” so unity can be restored.
FAMILY is a distinctive social system that has a personality based on many factors. It is powerful and affects all family members. Counseling can offer assistance in helping families develop new coping skills and patterns of communication to foster harmony that may currently seem out of reach.
CRISIS arises when the norms of life are shattered by sudden catastrophic events. During these times, counseling may help reduce stress, and help in your ability to cope as you deal with intense feelings and reactions of others in your life.