The why behind why things are the way they are is just as important as finding mechanisms to treat symptoms. Understanding the why of behaviors enables clinicians and patients to explore the connection between past and present behavior while increasing self awareness.
Ensuring that the therapeutic environment has an understanding of the clients background, ethnicity, and belief system is essential in building rapport and setting the foundation for the therapeutic relationship. I ensure that this practice is followed when working with clients in order to provide an environment conducive to a healthy therapeutic relationship.
Our personal development never ends and it impacts many parts of our lives. Personal development shapes how we feel about ourselves and helps to define our purpose in life. Developing positive life skills will enhance our existence and emotional wellness. If this is the direction that you want to move into, then therapy is the place for you even if Hope Psychotherapy is not a fit for you. Call us today for a free phone consultation.
Parenting today can be quite challenging; no matter what stage or child or adolescent is in they are experiencing transitions physically and emotionally. Such changes can make it difficult to understand the child's specific needs and wants; and implement effective boundaries. Parent management training affords you with the ability to learn techniques to address your child's problem behaviors and implement effective parenting strategies.
Depression and Alcohol Use are both rapidly increasing in visibility among older adults. As we age we experience changes both emotionally and physically which can be very challenging. Learning to live with these changes as we are transitioning from the work force and into a new phase of life can be difficult. Therapy is a place where you can learn how to cope with such challenges in a supportive space.