Individual Counseling

I have experience providing counseling for people working through a wide range of problems and situations. Below are clusters of common issues that bring people to see me, and they are often inter-related.

Thoughts, Feelings, & Actions

  • Frequent anxiety, worry, and tension
  • Feeling hurt, hopeless, or depressed
  • Unhealthy coping and feeling overwhelmed
  • Negative self-talk and ruminating thoughts
  • Feeling alone, needy, or disconnected
  • Substance abuse, escapism, or self-medicating
  • Health problems, insomnia, or low motivation
  • Difficult decisions or internal conflicts

Personal Development

  • Healing from past trauma or abuse
  • Self-esteem, self-confidence, or self-worth issues
  • Going through a major loss or life change
  • Not knowing who you are or what you want
  • Desire to find meaning or purpose in your life
  • Problems with career satisfaction or achievement

Self in Relationships

  • Guilt, obligation, and boundary setting issues
  • Anger, hurt feelings, or defensiveness
  • Feeling criticized, blamed, used, or manipulated
  • Trust, control, or intimacy issues
  • Difficulty letting go or moving on
  • Pattern of choosing unhealthy partners
  • Balancing self and other commitments

Relationship Issues

  • Romantic, family, or social problems
  • Separation, divorce, or a breakup
  • Balancing togetherness/separateness
  • Problems with conflict/arguing frequency or style
  • Partner/family health issue or substance abuse
  • Problems with communication or incompatibility
  • Financial problems or parenting differences
  • Loss of interest or relationship boredom
  • Sexual chemistry/interest problems

In counseling, you can expect that we will take a closer look at your unique concerns, and then we will develop some methods to help you move forward. For more on how counseling works, check out the Client’s Guide to Counseling on the bottom of the Welcome page.

If you are ready to work through these things, then I invite you to contact me today and we can get started.