No two people have the exact same issues or are affected by certain experiences in the exact same way. During individual therapy sessions, we can help people work through whichever issues from their past or present are haunting them.
So, what exactly is individual therapy?
There are many situations where family counseling might be a good fit.
Individual therapy is exactly what it sounds like: therapy focused on the individual and the individual’s needs. During counseling sessions, you can explore your feelings and work through any challenges in your life. A counselor can help you get to the root of your stress or unhappiness. Whether that means working through pains from the past or determining what aspects of your life today need to change, the guidance provided in a therapy session can assist you in this journey.
Counseling can help you understand more about yourself. Most people are not fully self-aware and they need help discovering who they truly are. What are your core beliefs and where did they come from? Are they healthy? Which parts of who you are do you want to change and which do you want to enhance? Your counselor of choice can provide the appropriate environment to discover the answers to these questions.
So, why is family counseling its own offering?
The first thing you need to do is find a counselor. When selecting a counselor, you want to make sure that you choose someone who makes you feel comfortable and safe. You can only maximize the positive impact of counseling if you are able to fully open up in your sessions.
Once you have found a counselor and made an appointment, you just need to allow yourself to be open and honest. This can be very hard for some people, especially at the beginning of the process. Don’t be too hard on yourself; that is normal! You will find that as you get more comfortable with the person and the process, you will be able to share more and discover more than you originally realized. However, in order to do so, you at least need to go in with an open mind.
How do I take the first step?
Can Brad Riddle Counseling help me with my specific problem?
Each type of counseling has its own challenges. Family therapy is no exception.
We believe that therapy can help with almost any issue. However, here are some examples of things we have helped people with in the past:
- Anxiety/Stress Management
- Life-Skills Coaching
- Addiction Issues
- Christian Counseling
- Trauma Management
- Family of Origin Issues
- Problems at School or Home
If you are suffering due to something in your current or past life, please call us today.