The Advantages of Therapy from a Small Independent Agency As in many things, from coffee shops to car lots, cosmetics stores to restaurants, we tend to feel a greater sense of comfort and familiarity with smaller, boutique, mom-and-pop businesses. But in today’s world we often
Caregiver Support Counseling
It is a lot to deal with, especially if you this is your first time being a caregiver. People can tell you what its like, but you really have no idea until you are in it. Your life is forever changed. All your energy is spent taking care of another person and little time, if any, is spent taking care of yourself. The truth is you need to be a caregiver to yourself in order to be an effective caregiver of another. To combat caregiver burnout, it is a proven that having support and someone to talk to about life changes is necessary. Yes, speaking with family and friends can help, but an objective and judgement free ear is key for support and increased well being. At AMR Mental Health Therapy, we are here to listen, providing both counseling and support.We have a decade of specialized training in working with caregivers of people with developmental disabilities, including autism. We are here especially for you caregivers. Remember the old saying, if you are not taking care of yourself you can not take care of others. One hour a week can make such a positive difference.
Why Do Non-Monogamous People Need Relationship Therapy? Let’s start with some definitions before we get into our discussion. For our purposes, let’s keep it simple for now, since a full examination of the topic would consist of dozens of blogs. Consensual non-monogamy describes those relationships in which
Peer to Peer Support for Queer Women What are Peer Support Services and what is a peer counselor? Peer counseling is an effective way of assisting and supporting people, on a variety of issues, by pairing them with people who have shared those life experiences. Peer
Coming Out as Queer to Ourselves Coming out refers to the process, the path, we follow to telling ourselves the truth about our sexuality and/or gender. For some, it is easy and matter-of-fact. For others, it is deeply troubling and can take an emotional toll.
Why We Need Inclusive Mental Health Inclusive therapy is, simply put, the idea (and practice) that all people, regardless of their gender, abilities, orientation, age, minority status, religion….everyone…should have access to competent, quality mental health care. How a person identifies is an irrelevant consideration when we talk about
Therapy for Restoration Maybe you feel like you have lost your sense of self or purpose? Therapy can help you restore and build a better life. In therapy, you can objectively review life events, thoughts and feelings, and your actions and reactions in numerous situations.
E-THERAPY? “Really, does that work?” I am often asked about electronic therapy. It only seems appropriate that my first blog address electronic therapy, (e – therapy). Here you are totally ready to address some mental health stuff and make those positive changes. You want a competent therapist that will understand