Counseling

return to balance

counseling services

Traditional and alternative mental health counseling services are available to meet the needs of adults, adolescents, couples and families. Evidence based interventions are tailored to help clients meet their specific goals and restore emotional and mental health.

counseling services

emotional challenges
Depression
Anxiety
Anger
Abusive relationships
self-improvement
Weight loss
Insomnia
Pain Management
Self-care
Relaxation
Substance abuse
Recovery
relationships
Family therapy
Parenting struggles
Step-families
Self-care
Separation & divorce issues
Communication
Family of origin issues
trauma
Coping strategies
Emotional regulation
Intrusive thoughts
support - to be treated with dignity and respect.
homework - may consist of trying new behaviors, art therapy, mindfulness practices or suggested readings.
results - a reduction in the frequency, intensity, or duration of the "problematic" symptoms.

how the sessions work

THE SESSIONS
initial assessment
  • The main goal is to identify the true nature of your problem or concern and define the goals of treatment.
  • Obtain relevant information which may include; health, relationships, self-care, stress level, current coping skills.
follow up sessions
  • Interventions are developed and driven by the goals you wish to obtain.
  • Common interventions may include changing destructive thought processes, learning relationship skills, improving self-care, or changing behaviors.
cost & structure

Diane Chrestman, LCSW, DCEP, CcHT

  • Initial assessment: $150/90 minute session
  • Follow up sessions: $115/55 minute session
 
A limited number of sliding scale cost structures are available.
A limited number of evening and weekend appointments are available.

The Link Between Aging And Feelings Of Loss Of Control

By Guest Blogger Christian Worstell As we age, the feeling that we are in control of our lives often diminishes. There are …

Taking Care Of Myself

I have a confession to make! I have been a hypocrite. Not intentionally. I could make excuses, but none of them would not …

stressed eldery man holding his head

Stress In Seniors

By Guest Blogger Christian Worstell     Too much stress can be bad for anyone, but safeguarding against the impact of stress …