Unfortunately, I had a pretty traumatic childhood. My parents were always fighting, and I was faced with trying to decide what to do about my own personal feelings. When I got older, I knew that I needed to do something to relieve the stress that I was feeling even many years later, so I started focusing on going to counseling. My first few appointments were a little nerve-racking, but the counselor worked hard to make me feel comfortable. I was really impressed with how gentle and kind she was, and I felt really great about the progress I was making. This blog is all about benefiting from counseling.
5 September 2023
The dawn of the 21st century unveiled significant changes across numerous fields, and psychotherapy was no exception. The traditional images of a therapist's couch and hour-long sessions, while still relevant, have been complemented and at times, replaced by innovative approaches. The ongoing evolution of psychotherapy stands as a testament to society's ever-evolving understanding of mental health and its commitment to catering to the diverse needs of its populace. The Digital Shift: Online Therapy and Applications
13 June 2023
Numerous events can traumatize a teenager, dramatically altering the trajectory of their future. Whether the teen endures homelessness, abuse, or being harassed for their sexuality, this type of trauma can stay with them for a lifetime, especially if they don't receive the correct type of psychological assistance and support. A trauma treatment program for teens can help teenagers who've experienced an adverse event to process what they've endured, experience fewer symptoms, and learn to develop healthy coping mechanisms.
22 March 2023
If you or someone close to you is going through outpatient drug addiction treatment, the journey can sometimes be difficult and overwhelming. You have to be very mindful of the decisions you make during this process, as certain mistakes can lead to setbacks or even worsen the addiction. Here are some common mistakes to avoid during outpatient drug addiction treatment: Not Following Through With Aftercare Plans Aftercare plans are designed to help maintain a successful recovery after completing an inpatient rehabilitation program or an intensive outpatient program.
22 December 2022
Telehealth services let you see your healthcare provider right from the comfort of your home. This means no more needing to get out of bed to trek across town when you feel horrible only to be given a prescription and told to get back into bed. Telehealth therapy offers you the same convenience, but the focus is more on your mental health than things like colds and other health-related concerns. If you are seeking the benefit of therapy, but there are reasons why you would prefer to receive that therapy from your own home, then you should read the rest of this article.
11 October 2022
Whether you are working through a recent trauma, a divorce, or simply want to live your best life, therapy is a great way to gain a better understanding of yourself. Unfortunately, many people are either unable to schedule an in-person therapy session or they would feel more comfortable talking to a therapist from their own home. Either way, if you have scheduled your first telehealth counseling appointment, here are a few simple tips to help you prepare.