Asking for help is a sign of strength.
If you are looking for guidance with anxiety, fears, depression, PTSD or the effects of historical childhood trauma, it takes courage to ask for help. This is especially so when you are discouraged after trying different ways of dealing with stuff on your own and find that things are not getting better. Healthy change is always possible.
I take a collaborative approach to helping. I aim to get a clear picture of what you are struggling with, so that we can come up with strategies that will be helpful to you. By taking this approach, it is my intention that you come to feel truly understood and open to creating a trusting working relationship – which is essential.
The most deeply gratifying experience I can think of is having the privilege of supporting and witnessing a client make transformative change in their life through their courage and shear tenacity for better.
– John Parker
Please contact me to schedule a free initial consultation.
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I look forward to helping you make the first step toward your well being.
The Benefits of Therapy
Psychotherapy can be an effective tool in providing you with the necessary support and training to overcome the challenges you face. By seeking therapy, you are taking responsibility and action to change what no longer works in your life. Many studies have shown throughout the years that psychotherapy is an effective form of treating and managing mental illnesses and other emotional disorders.
As an experienced counsellor/therapist, it is my honor to assist you in exploring your core issues and help you move toward a healthy, fulfilling life. With honesty and compassion I will work with you to explore how to better recognize and understand your feelings, thoughts and behaviors. The goal of our therapy sessions together, will be to help you develop new, more effective coping strategies and have you feel more confident and independent in overcoming the vagaries of life on your own. Additionally, we will work on the skill of self-compassion, which will allow you to move more easily through difficult times in the future, as wells as become a more productive and happier person.
“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.”
– Nido Qubein