Show Up: The Blog
For frequently asked questions, to those new to therapy, and to anyone who wants to dive a little further into the details. It’ll help you finally show up in your life and in the lives of the people you love.
Your therapist really wants you to get better. Seeing you regularly is part of how they help. When considering how often you’ll go, keep these things in mind. You are getting to know each other. How long do you want that process to take? If you are just starting with a new therapist, getting to… Read more
My clients are, for the most part, people who have gone through something traumatic in their lives. By that, I mean things that are unexpected, scary, and sometimes life-threatening. The most common types of trauma impact combat veterans and survivors of crime (including child abuse). But I’ve seen that the effects of trauma (lingering sadness,… Read more
The most efficient way to get an answer to this question is to ask the therapist you’re interested in directly. We are used to explaining our fees and the options for paying for them. Here are the most common ways that people pay for their counseling. Pay Out of Pocket. The simplest manner of covering… Read more
This is one of the questions I get most frequently from family, friends, or people I meet in public. My answer is always “yes!” It’s not because I see anything particular in need of fixing; it’s because I truly think everyone could benefit from sitting down with a trained listener and getting things off of… Read more
Finding lots of therapists is not complicated. Google “therapist [zipcode]” and we all pop up. Finding the right therapist can be challenging if you’ve never done it before. Here are some tried and true strategies to finding your therapist. Find out what’s important to you Do you need someone that understands your culture (including military… Read more
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