We provide counseling and psychotherapy to adults who are trying to solve long standing issues in their personal lives, their relationships, careers, and often, from their childhood. You may be coming to therapy to resolve some mental health issues or to learn some effective coping strategies to deal with problematic areas in your life. Your psychotherapist will work with you, collaboratively, to help you resolve and move past long standing issues and learn effective coping strategies to prevent them from reoccurring.
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Integrated Tinnitus Treatment Tinnitus can lead to sleep problems and other interruptions in your daily life. If you suffer from tinnitus, you have likely been told there is no cure. But did you know there are effective ways to manage it? An integrated approach using Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy (CBT) with effective coping strategies can help you
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
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
Dating in the time of COVID presents unique challenges. If you are shy, lack confidence, or have had your heart broken in past relationships, you may be struggling with your fears of being alone and remaining single. Or maybe you have been dating but are having trouble finding “the right one.” Do you seem to
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
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
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
Relationship issues in adults Most couples experience relationship issues at some point in their relationship. Common problems we see in therapy are communication issues, infidelity, conflicts with family, dishonesty, fighting over unimportant things, anger that is unresolved, grudge holding, stone-walling, and more. Couples typically try hard to resolve their issues on their own, and often
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
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.
There are several types of burnout: Job burnout, relationship burnout, mental burnout, and compassion burnout are the ones most people have heard of. Many things can cause burnout–your job, care taking others, difficult relationships, and having long term issues you can’t seem to get past. Symptoms of burnout include: physical exhaustion, emotional fatigue, mind fog,
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
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.
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
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
People of all ages in the LGBTQ+ community have coming out stories. Some are incredibly inspiring, while others are painful and sad. 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. We
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
Pregnancy & Postpartum Issues
While being pregnant can bring a woman and her family much joy and anticipation, there are many women who experience difficulties with their pregnancies. Once their babies are born, many women are unprepared for the demands of recovering from childbirth and caring for their new born. Unlike what previous generations had, women today don’t have
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
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
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,
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