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
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. Before we can share this very intimate revelation with anyone, we need to understand it ourselves.
Discovering who we are, and the frank and candid chat we need to have with ourselves is a different experience for everyone. For some, the path is easier and these people can more readily slip into their authentic selves. Consequently, for others, it is a traumatic realization that can manifest in the refusal to believe, the willful ignoring of so many signs and indications.
An individual’s geography, community, and family attitudes all have a great impact on how long we take to introduce the real us to us! Many of us suspect but dismiss. Somehow, these attractions we have do not fit into the dreams of our own futures and are at odds with what we hope to be, the lives we envisioned. At some point, the roads diverge, and we must be ourselves despite how we are received in the world.
Luckily places like AMR Therapy exist to help you discover yourself and truly learn how to love all of you. The great news is you are not alone. You will see there is a community, a place, and a family ready to embrace you. If you would benefit from therapy or support services, we are here to help.
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