YOU ARE NOT BROKEN!!!
YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE “FIXED”!!!
Are you tired of trying to figure it all out on your own? Feeling you have to fix everything? Somewhere you picked up the belief that you should be able to fix this. You fix everything else, right? So you search online, find the self-help books to find the answers you are looking for and yes the information is good and some progress is made but you still feel and act the same way.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE!!!
People everywhere experience emotional challenges but due to the stigma, they do not talk about them openly. I’m here to tell you that you are not alone. You see, the thing about emotional challenges is that they are the ones people don’t openly talk about. We are all human and within that, we are meant to feel happy, excited, joyful, and feel fear, anger, sadness, and discomfort. We believe we should be able to figure these feelings all on our own, which keeps us stuck where we are.
Now imagine that you can talk about everything with someone who will validate your thoughts and feelings and help you understand them. We all want to be heard and understood. That is what talk therapy is; a place to slow down, bring to the table all the things you try to make sense of and fix, and take a good look at what is truly going on with you.
I will facilitate a place for you where you can safely identify the belief system you have about yourself and the world around you. Together we will work to sort through your thoughts and feelings and capitalize on your strengths to capitalize on what does work for you. We will identify habits or patterns that you want to release and use your strengths to optimize a version of yourself that you are proud of Let me help you enjoy your life more and start thriving.
“The only thing constant is change.”
~ Heraclitus, Greek philosopher
Has your life been touched by a major event such as a death, divorce or layoffs at work? Are you having a hard time moving through and past the emotional turmoil? Do you feel completely stuck and like you need guidance getting back on track?
There’s no denying that life often presents us with our fair share of challenges, usually in the form of sudden change. These life transitions, even the positive ones, can throw us into a tailspin and leave us feeling stressed, confused and vulnerable. But with the right tools and mindset, you have the power to not only overcome any adversity but also transform into a more authentic and confident version of yourself.
Change Can be Beneficial
Change, even difficult change that is neither wanted or expected, can influence personal growth. Change gives us the opportunity to see what we’re made of; to become stronger, more confident, and better prepared for what life throws at us next. With each new challenge, we develop new personal skills and obtain a greater awareness of ourselves, our family and our communities.
Common Life Transitions
Some of the most common life transitions we help clients navigate are:
- Moving away to college
- Adjusting to university life or your first professional job
- Getting married
- Having a new baby
- Empty nesting syndrome
- Breakup, separation or divorce
- Infidelity recovery
- Job loss or major change in career
- Financial gain/loss
- Serious illness or disability
- Issues pertaining to aging
- Death of a loved one
- Questioning the meaning of life
- Questioning your faith/spirituality
- Questioning your sexual/gender identity
Is it Time to Speak to Someone?
Sometimes we can handle change and adversity by ourselves and sometimes we need a little help. I’m here to lend that helping hand and offer a warm and encouraging environment where you can speak candidly and receive care, compassion and guidance.
If you or someone you love is struggling with a life transition and would like to explore treatment options, please be in touch. You don’t need to struggle alone.
Military, Veterans, First Responders
ARE YOU HESITANT TO GET HELP BECAUSE IT IS ALL PART OF THE JOB?
Do you feel you have to buckle up and get used to the horror seen and just keep answering the call while using humor to deal with it? To get help leaves a conflicted feeling of I have done this on my own.
I have a passion to help you There is a stigma attached to you by asking and receiving help. I am skilled and trained to handle critical crises you are involved in and the mental impact therein.
As a first responder, you need to remember you are still human and you will think thoughts and feel emotions and that is ok. When you ignore the impact of thoughts and emotions are you:
- More irritable or have angry outbursts that are put off as “normal” because of all the pressure.
- Feel guilty because you survived these “battles” which affects your daily decision-making.
- Have nightmares that keep you from getting much-needed sleep.
- Numb your emotions so that you do not feel lead to relationship problems.
- And finally—avoid everything to numb the pain through drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex, and isolation.
None of these are just part of the job.
Wouldn’t it be great to learn how to manage these productively so that you can enjoy your life away from your career?
I can help and it starts with respect, understanding, and knowledge of your situation. I know how the brain is affected by life-threatening experiences and chronic stress as a result. I can help you to identify the thoughts and emotions involved and what you have been doing to deal with and protect them. I will help you identify what is going on and work on skills to help you better manage those thoughts and emotions. I understand many of the challenges and will provide the anonymity, confidentiality, and flexibility of helping on your terms.