Depression can range from mild to immobilizing. The most effective treatment combines talk therapy and medication as prescribed by your doctor.
Anxiety is frightening and uncomfortable in whatever form it takes. Our reaction is to avoid the anxiety or make it go away however we can. Counselors can teach relaxation and self-soothing behaviors to learn to cope with anxiety or fears without medication
Counselors provide screening for determining if ADHD might be present, provide education to parents about ADHD, and work with children to help them learn skills which may be helpful at school.
Children may have problems in school due to a number of issues including problems at home, bullying, or problems with a teacher. Counselors help to identify the problem and work to improve school performance.
Many people have unpleasant feelings or disturbing images when they experience things like violence, physical pain, or observation of severe human suffering. Our counselors use specialized techniques to help in moving past the trauma, lessening the painful feelings associated with the trauma, and reducing the power of intrusive or disturbing images.
Life is always changing and requires continual adjustment. Counselors work to assist in finding ways to cope with life’s issues or accepting what cannot be changed
Grief is painful and is the result of a loss. It can be the loss of a family member, an unborn child, a friend, a pet, or even a dream. Counselors offer help to understand the grief process, discover ways to get through this process, and provide support.
Many people feel stressed in today’s hectic world with its many demands. There are skills which can be learned to assist you in either finding ways to lessen the stress or coping with the stress in different ways.
Interpersonal relationship problems can occur with spouses or significant other, children, friends, and co-workers. Counselors can teach communication skills and coping techniques to assist in solving these problems.