Are you struggling with:

   • Sadness or depression?

   • Guilt Anxiety or panic?
   • Anger or frustration?
   • Loneliness?
   • Stress?
   • Relationship concerns?
   • Grief over the loss of a loved one?
   • Eating or body issues?
   • Life transitions and changes?

People seek counseling for a variety of reasons. Often, they have encountered stressful situations they'd like to talk about in a confidential setting. These might include present circumstances of loss, separation, or other major life transitions, or experiences from the past such as in childhood. Others seek help in dealing with specific psychological or behavioral traits that they'd like to alter, such as compulsive thoughts or difficulties relating to other people. Some people seek counseling to help them explore a general feeling that their lives are not quite right, or to cope with feelings of depression or anxiety. Still others look to counseling as part of their effort to find meaning in their lives or to help prepare for a new relationship, such as marriage.

In addition to help with specific goals or difficulties, clients who undertake counseling often experience general improvement in their quality of life, including:

   • Enhanced self-esteem

   • Improved relationships with others
   • Decreased defensiveness
   • Increased ability to express themselves