Counseling gives you the opportunity to seek guidance on matters of personal growth or receive psychotherapy for mental health problems. Counseling takes place over multiple sessions in a private setting with a licensed professional who will maintain strict confidentiality.
Is Counseling Right For You?
If you agree with any of the following statements then counseling may be right for you.
I have been diagnosed with a mental health problem and I need psychotherapy.
I am having problems in one or more important relationships and nothing I try seems to make it better.
I am struggling with troubling thoughts or moods that I am uncomfortable revealing to others.
I continually make or avoid decisions that negatively affect myself and others.
I am going through a very difficult period of life change that I need help coping with.
I am unhappy in my career and I want to make a change for the better.
I am not able to reach my personal goals and I am looking for support and strategies.
Counseling helps you talk about your problems, which is the first step in gaining control over them.
Counseling helps you objectify your problems, which is vital for developing new perspectives on them.
Sharing your problems with a counselor relieves the burden of keeping them to yourself.
Sharing your problems with a counselor guarantees that your information will remain private and confidential.
Counselors are trained to listen to your problems without judging or criticizing you.
Counselors are skilled at forming a healthy and helpful relationships.
Counselors are equipped with numerous theories and techniques to aid you in addressing your problems.
Counselors have resources and contacts to assist you in making changes in your life.
Counseling requires trust and respect. During the first few sessions, you and your counselor will get to know one another as you discuss your reasons for seeking help. As your relationship grows, and your counselor gets to know you, they will work with you to develop treatments or solutions to address your specific difficulties. Counseling is most effective when you and your counselor work together.
Call us at 919-285-3136 to set up an individual counseling session or schedule your appointment online.