For clients seeking services solo. Topics and issues can vary widely. This is the standard counseling session. A great way to improve oneself in whatever has brought you to therapy.
More than just 'feeling sad', depression can be debilitating, making life seem pointless. Therapy is a place that can re-instill hope, combat negative thoughts, give meaning back to life, and increase tools in order to live fully.
TRAUMA AND ADVERSE EXPERIENCES
Sometimes life throws a huge curveball, leaving tons of debris in it's wake. Trauma-informed therapy seeks to rehabilitate after life-altering experiences, or cumulative experiences that have taken a toll.
STRESS AND BURNOUT
Being stressed out is commonplace, but doesn't have to be. Chronic stress is toxic to the body and can easily lead to burnout and other health issues. Sometimes the train is moving too fast, and asking for help to reduce stress is the first step of health.
ATTACHMENT AND RELATIONAL ISSUES
None of us are born alone into the world. We all live within relationships, whether it be family, friends, communities, etc. These relationships are impactful, for better or worse, and attachment-based therapy focuses specifically on relational issues.
Constantly helping others while also trying to lead a balanced life is no easy task. Ministry leaders need as much support as possible so that they can flourish in their calling. Therapy is not meant for just crises... it's also helpful for preventative care, preventing burnout and other issues.
For any couple in need of a tune-up or huge overhaul. An individual is complicated enough... put two together and it's sure to get more complex. Couples' therapy focuses on the interactional patterns between two people, aimed towards health.
There's a difference between 'no church is perfect' and true toxicity and abuse. For those harmed by the latter, finding a therapist who understands, and can incorporate trauma-informed care is paramount. This is a safe place to unpack the pain.
For any seriously dating or engaged couple who wants to focus on starting their marriage off on the right foot. A minimum of 8 sessions is recommended for this therapy model.
GRIEF AND LOSS
Living life without your loved one is one of the top stressors that can occur in life. It can be hard to put one foot in front of the other and continue on. Grief therapy is aimed to support anyone mourning or who has suffered significant loss.
Anxiety can be debilitating, and living a life of avoiding anxiety-inducing activities is no way to live. Therapy helps by offering tools on how to decrease avoidance, manage symptoms, and find the root cause to the anxiety.
It's true that nothing ever stays the same, but sometimes life transitions can be acutely painful, or at least disorienting. Therapy can be a great place to unpack what these changes mean, and how to grow amidst the transition.