When you’re tired of struggling with a problem on your own, and you’re ready to reach out to a professional, where do you begin? A personal recommendation is wonderful, but that doesn’t always happen. Many people choose a therapist by searching online, and many begin with directories such as Psychology Today and Good Therapy. Once … Read More
Are You Feeling Lonely?
There are so many people who ache with a deep loneliness. Their pain isn’t usually visible, unless you know how to see its marks. It can be present in their sighs, in their slumped shoulders, in their quieted voices, in the darkness beneath their eyes, in the set of their mouths. For those who are … Read More
How to Find the Right Santa Barbara Therapist, or Counselor, for You
It takes a lot of courage to ask for help! Once you’ve made the decision that you’re tired of struggling, tired of trying to figure out how to move forward in your life, and ready to give therapy a try, how can you find the right therapist for you? If you’ve never had therapy before, … Read More
10 Top Reasons to Talk to a Therapist Instead of Friends and Family Members
Santa Barbara is a great place to live, but even here, problems can come up. That’s why I do Counseling in Santa Barbara! I sometimes read that people don’t see why they should pay a therapist to listen to their problems. They say they can just talk to their friends and family members if they … Read More