My Approach to Helping
Counseling is a collaborative venture, and a process to seek resolution to problems or symptoms. I take a science-based approach, conducting treatment like an experiment while maintaining an open dialogue and establishing an individualized structure to meet each client's goals. Interventions are based on research, and implementation tends to be more directive and structured.
More Info About My Practice
At Lift Professional Counseling, the focus is on service quality and ensuring client's reach their goals. I want every client to feel like they are the only client, and nothing is more important than helping them feel better. I work to keep the cost of treatment reasonable, including accepting insurances, while not exceeding a caseload volume that reduces the amount of effort and attention to each client's needs. Furthermore, I am always happy to help clients obtain other resources or services elsewhere when necessary. Please contact me with any questions or to schedule an initial consultation.
Had a Negative Therapy Experience?
It's fairly common for me to see clients who previously attended counseling, and are reluctant to give it another shot. I always explain that every counselor is unique, just as the client is unique, and his/her problems are unique. I'm not always the best fit as a counselor, and sometimes it takes a few sessions to realize that the therapeutic relationship required for success is not working out. However, it is also necessary for clients to recognize her/his motivations, and readiness for therapy. Perhaps, your last experience did not work out because you simply were not ready and fully committed to making the changes necessary to reach your goals. I challenge you not to give up, because this time may be the right time. Good luck!