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
Philosophy of Therapy
The first thing I was told during my graduate school orientation was to go to therapy. It was my responsibility, if I wanted to be a good therapist, to understand therapy from the perspective of the client. It gave me the opportunity to understand the hesitation some clients have about therapy because I had them too. Our society makes therapy seem like something for people with severe mental illnesses only, which can be stigmatizing and turn people off to seeking help. I learned that therapy isn’t so much about mental illness as it is about self care and mental well being. This perspective taught me to empower my clients as people, not treat them like a diagnosis. This is why I do not take insurance. I don’t believe treatment should be dictated by insurance companies. Treatment is about you and your uniqueness. Therapy with me is an exploration of your experiences, feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. In the process, we assess what is working for you and what no longer serves you. I am here for you as an objective guide to assist you in attaining the goals you set out for yourself. Goals are anything from decreasing anxiety and depression to figuring out if you should take that new job. I am educated to effectively and objectively assist clients through various challenges, there isn’t any concern to small or to big. Feel free to reach out and learn more about AMR Therapy.
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