Counseling Process Works
and self-awareness combined with behavioral change or, "doing things
differently than before," is what behavioral health counseling is
about. Counseling helps people increase self-understanding, expand
self-awareness, develop the ability to communicate with clarity and
then do things differently.
have done much work with adults-in-transition, teenagers in trouble,
issues related to personal identity and family communications,
employment, military life, as
well as other areas of concern. While counseling is often about
learning successful emotional regulation, a variety of terms are used
to identify specific situations, such as depression, anxiety, panic,
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and many other terms. Good
counseling is learning to navigate through these many areas of human
helps a person . . .
problem solving skills.
crisis management skills.
how emotions and thoughts influence our lives.
to manage emotions.
about emotional risk in a safe setting.
that communication is more than just words.
to work successfully with others.
and understand empathy: what others think and feel.
to make decisions and to accept the consequences.
- Individual Counseling
- Family Counseling
- Group Counseling
- Case Management
- Court Reports
- Substance Abuse Assessments
length of time an individual might spend in counseling differs. For
example, facing a specific difficulty may take a few sessions while
wanting to understand or change a long-term behavior pattern will take
longer. The decision making process, however, generally follows a path
involving the following steps:
- Initial Meeting