Introduction to Therapy

Are you struggling in some way?  Is some area of your life not going well?  Do you ever feel too overwhelmed to deal with your problems?  If so, you are not alone.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than a quarter of American adults experience depression, anxiety, or another mental disorder in any given year.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect in the first session?

In the first session, you will most likely be asked “What prompted/made you call a therapist?” From there, the therapist will seek to gain...

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How do I know if I need to see a therapist?

This is typically indicated when our daily functioning is compromised, and we are only walking through each day with little joy in our life...

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Will what I say in therapy be kept private and confidential?

Generally, what you say in therapy sessions will be kept confidential. However, there are exceptions to this confidentiality...

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It’s Complicated

Life is about relationships– relationships with family, friends, co-workers, spouses, significant others, and our …

Is counseling for me?

Psychotherapy is not easily described in general statements. It varies depending on the personalities of the therapist and …

The Magic Wand

Have you ever wished you could find a therapist who has a magic wand that, with one wave, could rid you of all your problems? …