Every individual matters, every individual has a role to play, every individual makes a difference.
- Jane Goodall
Coming to counseling as an individual is admittedly as personal as one can get. This safe space is an opportunity for you to have one-on-one care, explore your own beliefs, thoughts, and behaviors, and increase support in your life. You may enter the counseling room wanting to discuss your anxiety, and find yourself discussing a past trauma; that’s okay! Once again, you may walk in as an individual, but you also have the ability to form an alliance with your counselor, flourishing your own personal growth and your relationship with relationships.
The only person you will always have is you, so it is especially important to work on and have a great relationship with yourself.
Life is best organized as a series of daring ventures from a secure base.
It is difficult enough to find time to have a sit down meal with your entire family. I acknowledge that the idea of coming to family therapy may seem impossible at first.
It could be said that making the effort of scheduling your appointment means you have already taken the first step towards rebuilding or strengthening your family unit. It may seem like there is on individual causing difficulties with in your family system. However, one of the core beliefs of family therapy is that no one person is at fault but rather it is the interactions that have the most impact. The skills you learn in the room during family therapy will not only help your immediate concerns but also assist in preparing you and your children for future challenges and relationships.
As we navigate through these unprecedented times it is more important than ever to stay connected particularly within your own household.