How do I know if I need therapy?
- You want to learn and grow during times of stress and emotional pain
- Feeling stuck and overwhelmed
- Panic attacks and impairing fears
- Depression or mood swings
- Long-lasting irritability, anger, guilt, or shame
- Constant worries or obsessions
- Self-destructive thoughts and behaviors
- Loneliness, hopelessness
- Problems in home, work, school, relationships, or social settings
- Chronic pain, physical illness
- Change in functioning after traumatic event(s)
- Domestice violence or abuse
- Substance abuse or addiction
- Difficulty adjusting to life transitions
- Acculturation stress
What are the benefits of therapy?
- Increase insight and realistic/helpful perspective on challenges
- Create and implement solutions to problems
- Enhance personal growth and interpersonal development
- Having somebody to listen in a nonjudgmental way
- Decrease stress and conflict
- Increase coping skills to tolerate distress and regulate emotions
- Increase balance of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors
- Create and implement new skills for managing symptoms
- Process difficult events and circumstances with a skills professional
- Modify unhealthy behavior
- Create new and health patterns that are more effective
- Improve overall functioning and quality of life
- Increase balance and resiliency
How long and often are sessions? What can I expect during a session?
Is information discussed in sessions kept private?
- Yes, we follow strict privacy and security policies based on federal/state laws and ethical standards.
- Confidentiality is our standard so that you as the client can control access and disclosure of information.
- Insurance companis require certain information about the client from the therapist for billing/payment, but that information will only be
released by the therapist if the client provides written consent.
- Self-Pay options are availble for clients that do not want to provide information to insurance companies.
- We do not share any information the client shares with others (e.g. doctores, family members), unless the client gives written consent on a disclosure form.
How do I get started? I'm ready!
- Call the Center at 847-607-1589, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or complete the Contact Form.
- If you are ready to schedule an appointment right now through our online portal, click here.
- Briefly discuss interest in services and presenting concerns. Ask any questions you may have.
- Set up your first appointment and receive appointment reminders via email to help you stay on track.
- That's it!