Consider Counseling if you find yourself asking:
Consider Counseling if you want:
Is Counseling For Me?
Often I am asked if it is okay to pursue therapy for "minor" problems versus mental health conditions. In a similar vein, people often reveal to me their shame for pursuing therapy. They ask if they "need" therapy and whether receiving therapy means they are "weak." These are all common misconceptions. I believe people who go to therapy are showing strength in many different ways: (1) commitment to continue to grow in life, (2) willingness to change, (3) openness to seeing themselves from a different perspective. Descriptors like "need" or "weak" are unfair. Instead, please consider that you deserve to have an opportunity to focus on your growth and you are strong for allowing yourself to pursue this.
My therapeutic experience, philosophy, and areas of interest make me an excellent match for people who may have concern about being judged for pursuing therapy when they know their lives are already highly privileged: