Tag: therapy

What to Look for When Choosing a Therapist

What to Look for When Choosing a Therapist

What to look for when choosing a therapist can vary greatly. What may be fine for you may not be fine for another person. There are a few things you should look for in order to make sure the therapist you choose is someone who 

3 Reasons to Get a Nashville Counseling Professional

3 Reasons to Get a Nashville Counseling Professional

Everybody has their ups and downs in life, and everybody learns to live with those periods. Sometimes, though, the downs seem to be much stronger than the ups. Problems are accumulating, negative thoughts are persisting, and you just cannot seem to figure out what you 

Is What You Say to a Therapist Confidential?

Is What You Say to a Therapist Confidential?

If you’re thinking about visiting a therapist for counseling and guidance, you may be concerned about your confidentiality. You probably heard at one time or another that what you say to a therapist is confidential. While that statement is partially true, it is not 100 

Counseling is not a cure

Counseling is not a cure

Counseling is not a cure. It alleviates destructive behavioral patterns and helps you think differently but it won’t cure or completely eradicate your issues. Think about counseling as the drug that helps you manage symptoms of a disease, the disease being life. Think about it 

Do I need therapy?

Do I need therapy?

Do I need therapy? This is a question many people ask themselves during difficult times in their lives. When we begin to question our sanity or wonder whether we are being unreasonable, self-doubt can set in. When we feel we aren’t coping, we may start 

5 Benefits of Online Counseling for Mental Health

5 Benefits of Online Counseling for Mental Health

Nearly 44 million people in the United States, older than 18, suffer from a mental disorder each year. Anxiety and depression are two of the most common forms of mental disorders. These disorders can have negative impacts on your life and turn into larger problems 

Coronavirus Got You Down? 5 Reasons to See a Counselor

Coronavirus Got You Down? 5 Reasons to See a Counselor

It’s certainly no secret that the recent outbreak of coronavirus has been hard on us all. You may sometimes feel as if you are stuck on an out of control roller coaster ride that shows no signs of slowing down. Seeking counseling for your worry or grief 

What is Neurofeedback Treatment and How Can It Help?

What is Neurofeedback Treatment and How Can It Help?

If you’ve been looking for an effective treatment for pain, anxiety, or mental disorders like PTSD, you may want to try neurofeedback. Before you consult a professional about this treatment, it’s important to get some information about neurofeedback and how it could benefit you.    

Counsellors are human too

Counsellors are human too

It’s one of my pet peeves when someone says, “You shouldn’t have any problems, you’re a counsellor”. Or, if I make a mistake, I am sometimes told, “Well you should know better because you’re a counsellor”. If only life was that simple. If it was, 

What happens during counselling?

What happens during counselling?

I’ve been a counsellor for so long that it all seems very normal and natural to listen to complete strangers tell me their deepest secrets. I do appreciate however how strange this must feel to someone who is new to counselling. I thought it would