My Approach to Helping
The mission of the counselor will always be to make individuals to feel supported, heard and comforted throughout the most challenging stages of life. Counseling is a journey, and whether you are facing a difficult transition or a certain obstacle, Amanda will make sure you are not alone. Simply looking at this webpage today demonstrates that as an individual, you are courageous and motivated to begin the first steps in the therapy process. All people face difficulties in their lives that with the support of a counselor, can be managed through interventions, techniques and tools that are uniquely developed to fit you. Within therapy, a road map will be provided as a visual tool implementing the necessary action steps to reach your destination of self-understanding. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, counseling is not only Amanda’s profession, but it is her identity and lifestyle. She looks forward to sharing her expertise with you during this period of adjustment in your life. Amanda’s approach to therapy utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), an evidence based practice, that has been shown to assist in a wide variety of populations and diagnoses. CBT allows individuals to work on your thoughts, emotions and behaviors you are experiencing day to day. Amanda has experience working in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. She has provided therapy to age groups ranging from adolescents to adults. Amanda promises to provide a genuine, non-judgmental and caring environment. She will support and provide you with the strength and courage you need to work through the process of change, in a comfortable and safe environment. In making the decision to come to therapy, it shows insight and self-awareness. There has been many positive benefits found within the experience of those seeking this service. The exploration that Amanda fosters in therapy allows for continued growth in self-awareness, processing and identifying your needs within your own family dynamics to help manage emotional reactions and behaviors. Within therapy, Amanda will help you find a healthier and more adaptable way to utilize tools in your own unique and important process.