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
Through building a positive and honest relationship, you and your therapist will explore goals and explore the past and present in ways that will benefit you. You are encouraged to be empowered in sessions, with the therapist moving you forward and toward your goals. Therapy can only take you where you want to go. Therapists should not tell you how to think or how to feel, rather help you to discover your authentic feelings. Therapy should not be coercive. Therapy is a process and the situation or unhealthy behavior you have dealt with for years may not go away overnight. Therapy is a lot of work and you may need to identify feelings that you never looked at, learn to communicate more effectively, challenge yourself to step out of your comfort zone in order to attain the goals that brought you into therapy. All along the way, a therapist will be there to support you until you feel that you do not need therapy anymore. IF you are worried about the cost of therapy, we have good news there too. Most therapists have low-cost options, or a sliding scale based on how much you earn. AMR also takes FHS, HAS, and out of network insurance.
Therapy is one of the best ways that you can practice self-care and change your life and brain for the better. A lot of today’s therapeutic techniques and coping skills work with the brain to rewire it for the better. We all deserve a better brain, don’t we?
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