Don't be afraid to ask your therapist questions. "What happens if I don't know what to talk about in therapy?" is a common question that people are afraid to ask their therapist. Your therapist would be happy to answer this question, and others, so ask away. Let me provide an answer to this one... A … Continue reading What Happens if I Don’t Know What to Talk about in Therapy?
You can find the right outpatient private practice counselor for you at an affordable rate, you just need to know how to go about doing so. Almost everyone shops around looking for the right counselor who either accepts their insurance or that they can afford to see if they pay out-of-pocket. A breakdown in the … Continue reading How Do I Find Affordable Counseling?
Is anxiety keeping you from reaching your goals? Would you like to work on building up healthy habits that reflect your goals? When I work with people, we talk about what they care to address and where they'd like to see themselves. After that, we come up with a plan. A literal plan that I … Continue reading Want to work on managing anxiety and building healthy habits?
Roni Maislish, M.A. (Psychotherapist and social worker) I met Roni Maislish through LinkedIn (he is in Israel), as we both work in mental health and specifically with eating and emotions. We both recognize the emotional aspects of obesity and that it can be an emotional-mental-issue. Roni says, "Most of the time, when people talk about … Continue reading Therapist Workshop: the emotional aspect of obesity with Roni Maislish, M.A.
Myths about online mental health care Here are 5 myths about online mental health care. Telemental health is too new It has actually been around for several years. Telemental health is only for the underserved and those who live in rural areas Anyone can use telemental health. It saves travel time, gas money, and can … Continue reading Myths You Need to Know about Online Mental Health Care
I use the person-centered perspective when working with clients because it is so important to keep WHO that person is in mind when helping them figure out what they need and how to reach their goals. A person needs an empowering environment, meaningful relationships, a champion for change, proper facilitation and coordination, and agreed achievements … Continue reading About Person-Centered Perspective in Counseling
More about therapy 4 FAQ ABOUT SHANNON’S COUNSELING SERVICES WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO TALK ABOUT IN THERAPY? MENTAL HEALTH THERAPY: WHAT PEOPLE THINK IT IS VS. WHAT IT ACTUALLY IS ARE YOU FEELING ANXIOUS ABOUT GOING TO COUNSELING? ONLINE COUNSELING CAN HELP HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF COUNSELING DO … Continue reading The Value of Seeing a Therapist: what does your therapist do when they’re not in session?
It can be challenging and anxiety provoking to find the right counselor. Sometimes it's difficult knowing how to find the help that you specifically need. This article's tips will answer some questions, help develop a plan, relieve stress, and lead you to finding the right counselor. Licensed Professional Counselors A licensed professional counselor works with … Continue reading How to Find the Right Counselor
People avoid going to therapy and there are a ton of valid reasons why. The top reasons that people avoid seeing a therapist are due to anxiety, having a fear of the unknown, and the stigma around mental health and needing support. I want to see people receive the help that they need. I value … Continue reading What I Do as a Mental Health Therapist