Frequently asked questions
Here are some answers to questions that we are frequently asked.
Absolutely! Family Therapy will provide the opportunity for each member of the family to process their feelings and emotions, in a safe and controlled environment.
The number of therapy sessions needed varies and is based on the personal progress of each individual.
Symptoms may include nightmares or unwanted memories of the trauma, avoidance of situations that bring back memories of the trauma, heightened reactions, anxiety and/or depressed mood
Sudden drop in grades, new friends, depression, irritable, lying, physical fights, bullying or being bullied, suggesting parents are always picking on him, or legal issue.
Clinical depression is characterized by a persistent feeling of sadness or loss of interest for at least 2 weeks. A person struggling with clinical depression may also experience behavioral and physical symptoms such as changes in sleep patterns, appetite, energy levels and concentration.
Trauma is a range of reactions to situations a person sees as being shocking and emotionally overwhelming involving actual or threats of death, serious injury or physical integrity. PTSD on the other hand can be seen as a response to exposure to trauma. In order to be diagnosed with PTSD a person must meet five symptoms for the past month related to the exposure to trauma.
It’s important to see a sex therapist to overcome sexual challenges related to feeling disconnected, difficulty reaching orgasm or pre-mature ejaculation, when experiencing pain during sex or when you want to learn ways of making your relationship better.
Counseling can help in a number of ways. Individual or group counseling has assisted many people get to the root or reason for their addiction. Often times, individuals remain in the cycle of addiction due to unresolved pain in their personal lives. Counseling can assist persons to learn how to face, and move past the pain without the use of drugs and alcohol.