Individuals - Couples - Families
People enter therapy for many reasons, from anxiety, stress, or depression to trauma and bereavement. Still others are curious to discover more about themselves and keen to enrich their relationships and inner lives. Whatever your circumstances, therapy can be the first step in an empowering journey of self-awareness and transformational change.
Working with me, you will engage in a supportive, collaborative process that will allow you to explore your experiences, behaviors, and beliefs. With the benefit of fresh insight, you will identify blind spots and patterns which are holding you back from health and happiness, and gain the strength and strategies needed to overcome them.
I provide a non-judgmental and supportive space in which intense, often painful emotions can be fully expressed and acknowledged. Whatever the circumstances of your relationship, I will work with both you and your partner to help you identify the best way of progressing. Even if your partner is not ready to enter counseling, we can still help you take the first steps in bringing about change.
In the past, couples have sought counseling to:
- Improve communication and understanding
- Restore trust after infidelity
- Help resolve intercultural, interracial, and inter-religious difficulties
- Recover a loss of attraction and/or intimacy
- Navigate the challenging decisions around, and process of, separation and divorce
- Help adjust to the shift in dynamics caused by the birth of children
- Begin a new partnership or marriage on a firm footing
Whether your aim is to restore love, passion and trust, or to formulate a new footing for your relationship, I can help you in achieving a future that is positive, balanced, and healthy.
We all wish to have a happy family; however, the dynamics involved are complex. Our situation might appear to others to be happy while the reality we face is much more challenging. Often, we are unaware of how our personal struggles affect our families – and how the struggles of our families affect us.
Reasons a family may seek therapy include:
- A loss in the family
- Substance abuse
- Separation or divorce
- Blending of families
- Chronic illness
- Mental illness
- Shared trauma
- Physical or verbal abuse
- Behavioral or academic concerns in a child
Family therapy can be intense and, at times, one or more family members may not wish to attend. The therapeutic process can, however, begin with any combination of family members and I will always work towards ensuring that every voice is heard.
Even if your family finds itself in crisis, I can offer constructive support and guidance. By facilitating greater, more open communication and helping you develop healthier, more successful ways to address problems, therapy changes the footing on which your family operates to one that is truly better for all.