Some people come to therapy to address a current life stressor such as the death of a loved one or a divorce. Other people come for problems they've struggled with for a long time, such as never finding fulfilling relationships, not knowing who they truly are or discovering that they continue to face the same difficulty over and over. In therapy, we will explore and begin to understand the complexities of who you are and how you relate to other people. It is through this understanding of yourself that growth becomes possible.

There are many ways we avoid looking at the things that are bothering us. Some examples of things that, when done in excess, can help us to avoid facing our problems include:

Therapy can help you in many ways. It can decrease anxiety and depression, improve communication, help you know who you really are and what you want out of life, heal from trauma and work through grief and loss.