Mental health counseling is a type of therapy that focuses on helping individuals improve their emotional and psychological well-being. It involves talking with a trained mental health professional about your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in order to identify and address any issues that may be causing distress or interfering with your daily life.
If you are experiencing ongoing feelings of sadness, anxiety, stress, or other emotional difficulties that are impacting your ability to function and enjoy life, mental health counseling may be helpful. Other signs that you may benefit from counseling include trouble sleeping, difficulty concentrating, low energy, changes in appetite or weight, and a loss of interest in activities that you once enjoyed.
During a mental health counseling session, you can expect to have an open and honest conversation with your counselor about your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Your counselor will likely ask questions to help you identify areas of concern and explore potential solutions. Together, you and your counselor will work to develop a plan to help you manage your symptoms and improve your mental health.
The length of mental health counseling can vary depending on the individual and the specific issues they are dealing with. Some people may only need a few sessions to address a particular concern, while others may benefit from ongoing counseling over a period of months or even years.
Yes, counseling sessions are confidential. Mental health professionals are bound by ethical and legal standards to keep all information shared in sessions private. However, there are certain circumstances where confidentiality may need to be breached, such as if the counselor believes you are at risk of harming yourself or others.
We have excellent counselors who specialize in anxiety, depression, PTSD, and relationship/couples therapy.
We accept United, Aetna, Cigna, Avmed, Optum, Magellan, Oscar, UMR and All Savers.
Yes, it’s important to find the right fit. Clients should feel comfortable and a sense of connection. We offer a 15 minute free consultation to alleviate this stress. If you are interested in having a consultation with one of our therapists, please feel free to contact our office and schedule the first appointment available.
If you feel like your counselor isn't a good fit for you, it's important to talk to them about your concerns. If you're unable to resolve your issues with your counselor, you may need to find a new mental health professional who is a better match for your needs.
There are many types of therapy and many different philosophical positions that influence the way therapy is done. We ask that you please schedule a free 15 min consulation with one of our therapists. They will be more than happy to answer this question for you.
We provide therapeutic services virtually and in person.
If you and your partner are experiencing ongoing conflicts, communication breakdowns, loss of emotional intimacy, or you're feeling stuck in patterns that are damaging to your relationship, it may be time to seek therapy.
No, therapy cannot guarantee that a relationship will be saved. However, it can provide tools and techniques to help couples communicate effectively, work through issues, and make the best decisions for themselves and their relationship.
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