Life can be painful and hard. Other times, we are just simply driving ourselves crazy.
Licensed Professional Counselor in Hampton, VA
Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a set of skills that involves mindfulness, working to reduce not so good thoughts and behaviors, and assertiveness. It was initially developed to work with people with severe substance dependence and personality disorders, but is now used for a wide variety of problems.
Everyone deserves to have someone in this world that will show them unconditional positive regard and accept them for who and where they are.
I believe each person is unique and so there is no one-size-fits-all approach to counseling. I use a variety of techniques gleaned from many difference sources to empower you to achieve your goal.
Each human being has the potential to achieve great things. You are only limited by the barriers that you place on yourself.
Anxiety basically comes down to your own body and brain working against you. It is also one of those symptoms where the "why" may not be very apparent. To overcome it, we have to have a basic understanding of what it is, become comfortable with it being around, and then eventually learn to only give it the attention it deserves.
People who say they have an issue with self-esteem, really have an issue with learning. At some point, someone told them something negative, and it was repeated until it was believed. The goal of working with low or problematic self-esteem is to extinguish that conditioned thought pattern that you have about yourself.