Adolescent and Teen Counseling

Teens often come to therapy because they have asked to talk to someone. Some are brought to therapy by their parents who believe their teenager will benefit from having a professional to help them sort out their problems and better navigate their social and emotional worlds. Even the most reluctant teen will usually find some benefit to therapy. Your teen’s therapist will work hard to establish a good rapport with them, and a good working relationship with you. Book now to schedule an appointment.

Behavioral Issues

Children are often unable to articulate their feelings so they express difficult emotions through their behavior. If your child’s behavior is becoming more challenging to manage and you find yourself frustrated and increasingly angry, it is a good idea to seek professional help. Tantrums, acting out, defiance, and issues with school or friends are signs

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Nightmares and Night Terrors

In early childhood, children may experience night terrors and nightmares. They will usually outgrow the night terrors, but nightmares are experienced by children and adults alike. Occasional nightmares are not necessarily abnormal, but if you or your child are experiencing nightmares more frequently or they are particularly troubling or causing sleep issues, then it is

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Sleep Problems

Sleep problems are often transitory and come and go. But occasionally they are long lasting and can become chronic. Insomnia and depression tend to go hand in hand. Therapy can help you identify why is causing your sleep issues as well as provide working solutions to treat them.  If you are having issues with sleep

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PTSD

Having a history of trauma or traumatic events can interfere with your ability to function and can cause impairments in sleep, relationships, work and career, and your life. Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), can interefere with your day to day life or it can sporadically affect you–seeming to come out of nowhere, triggering symptoms such

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Eating Disorders

Of all mental disorders, Eating Disorders are the most deadly. What starts out as a diet or way to become healthier, spirals out of control as ED (eating disorder) begins to take over. Your world becomes smaller and smaller, as your fears of gaining weight grow. Your body image becomes distorted and emotional reasoning takes

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Substance and Alcohol Abuse 

Nearly everyone has a family member or friend who has struggled with substance or alcohol abuse. Many have addiction issues and some have overdosed and died. No one thinks they will become addicted but maybe you find that you have or are worried that you will. It may have started in college, partying a little

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Teen Issues

Teens often come to therapy because they have asked to talk to someone. Some are brought to therapy by their parents who believe their teenager will benefit from having a professional to help them sort out their problems and better navigate their social and emotional worlds. Even the most reluctant teen will usually find some

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Grief & Loss

Grief & loss in adulthood Grief is a natural emotion that we all experience after suffering a loss. The pandemic has brought grief to our lives in unprecedented ways. Beginning in 2020, many people lost loved ones, friends, jobs, homes, and more. The isolation caused by covid has changed the conventional ways we grieve.  Loss

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Anger Management

Anger Management Training  is very helpful for anyone who would like to learn to better manage their negative emotions and become less reactive. We also provide Court-Mandated Anger Management. If you have been ordered by the Court or advised by your attorney to seek Anger Management Training, it is important to comply with the Court

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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD / ADHD)

ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are perhaps the most over-diagnosed yet under-treated disorders in both children and adults. While medication is undeniably helpful to those who have an attention deficit disorder, medication by itself is not sufficient. Treatment that does not include psychotherapy can lead to an over-reliance on medication.

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Career Path and Work Issues

Often people come to counseling to seek help with job issues or because they are sorting out their career options. Sometimes, job stress, issues with coworkers, bosses, or the work itself can make it difficult to get up everyday and do your job. Maybe you feel burned out and are unsure what to do next–should

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College Issues

Issues with adjusting to college are common. While leaving home and living in a dorm can be very exciting, it can also be very challenging adjusting to college life. Making new friends and learning to live independently, while staying on top of the demands of their classes can create a lot of stress and anxiety. 

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Depression

Depression (adults) There are many kinds of depression–some very mild and transitory, while others are more serious and troublesome. Adults who are depressed are often unmotivated, have issues with sleep, have insomnia, feel down, lethargic, and sometimes angry. Weight gain or loss is not unusual.  If you have been feeling down, not feeling yourself, or

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pandemic related issues

Pandemic Related Issues

Pandemic Related Issues The Pandemic has caused unprecedented upheaval, anxiety, and despair in the world. If you have not had it yourself,  you very likely know someone who has. The disruption the pandemic has caused has impacted jobs, school, families, how we do basic things such as food shopping, and mental health. The ups and

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Coming Out

People of all ages in the LGBTQ+ community have coming out stories. Some are incredibly inspiring, while others are painful and sad. All coming out stories are brave and courageous. We know that coming out is an incredibly important and emotional time. It’s a huge step towards proclaiming your identity and defining who you are.

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Parenting Issues

Parents often come to therapy seeking advice and input on how to parent a difficult child, how to better manage their child’s behavior, what to do about their teen’s social media use, and even how to improve co-parenting with an ex. Parents of kids with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and other issues may benefit from

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LGBTQ+ Issues

Coming Out People of all ages in the LGBTQ+ community have coming out stories. Some are incredibly inspiring, while others are painful and sad. All coming out stories are brave and courageous. We know that coming out is an incredibly important and emotional time. It’s a huge step towards proclaiming your identity and defining who

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Stress Management

Stress is part of life. But often, in our fast paced lives, you can find that chronic stress is wreaking havoc with your health. Symptoms include frequent headaches, high blood pressure (hypertension), trouble sleeping, always feeling on edge, and overall feeling overwhelmed and fatigued. You might be eating too much and/or eating the wrong things-which

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Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is one of the most common anxieties people suffer from. Many don’t realize that there is treatment available for it. Social anxiety is often tied to low self esteem and low self confidence. While it is normal ot have some anxiety in social situations, if you suffer from Social Anxiety or Social Phobia,

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Anxiety & Panic Attacks

Anxiety is a natural emotion that keeps us safe and is actually helpful at times.  Excessive or uncontrolled anxiety can lead to panic attacks and can be very disruptive to your life. Anxiety and panic attacks can affect your relationships, job, school, and sleep. In adults, anxiety often presents as excessive worry, insomnia, specific or

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