At some time in everyone's Lives we will face emotional obstacles. It is completely normal to have moments of feeling upset, sad, angry and even anxious. When those feelings become disturbing and become a problem in your daily life. When these emotions tend to hang around for a week or even months that is a sign that you need to seek help.
Here are a few reasons to seek professional help.
- the listed reasons are Credit of Psychology today.
Every appointment is a hour long, you will build a relationship with Dr. Watkins as she caters every appointment around the individuals' needs. You will discuss your views, values and what is going on in your life that is causing you difficulties. Dr. Watkins and you will develop a mutual understanding built through a nonjudgmental relationship. She will implement techniques that will be beneficial to you.
You and Dr. Watkins will discuss if there are any additional methods needed, such as prescribing a medication.
Within a few sessions you may possibly notice a difference in yourself. This will also be based on how open you are with your counselor. Being transparent is the way to get your treatment on the fast track to a new beginning.
Before you ask yourself if this was the right decision, you will need to know if you have really given counseling a chance. If your answer is yes, then ask yourself the following questions.
Am I comfortable with my counselor?
Am I Understood?
Are my needs being addressed?
Has My Counselor and I agreed on goals for my treatment?
Can I change my goals at any time?
DO you feel that you are making any progress?
We live in a time where people are often ashamed to seek the help of a professional as they fear it is a sign of weakness. This is not true. Seeking help is something that is becoming more common. It takes strength to reach out when dealing with emotional upsets. When you seek help you are demonstrating a want to improve the quality of yourself and your relationships.
Seeing a counselor is completely confidential. At no time will we release any information to anyone with out your consent,