Improving The Counseling Process

Improving The Counseling Process

  • Suicide Prevention Tactics for Parents of Depressed Teens

    Unfortunately for many teens, depression, and suicide go hand-in-hand. This does not mean every teen who suffers from depression will attempt suicide or consider doing so. But it does mean that if your child is depressed, you as a parent should be aware of the possibility of suicide and take steps to prevent it. What can you do, specifically? Start by following these steps. 1. Take your child to therapy.

  • How to Make the Most of Group Therapy

    Group therapy is a tool used in the field of psychology. This type of therapy is unique because instead of only speaking to a counselor, you get the chance to talk with people like you. The members of your group may be able to provide insight and suggestions you may not have thought of. Finding out that others share the same struggles you do can help you feel less alone. Here are four tips you can follow when you're thinking of starting group therapy.

  • Are You A Retired Teacher Ready To Start A Second Career? 3 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Career Coaching

    After years of working in a classroom, you finally earned the right to retire. While you might have been looking forward to the prospect of retiring early in life, you now find that you are growing bored with so much time at home. Many retired teachers return to the workforce after taking some time away, and you've learned valuable skills over the course of your career that can transfer to other fields.

  • Are You Worried About How You Will Handle An Open Adoption? 4 Ways Birth Parent Counseling Helps

    Adoptions today provide options that empower you to make the best decision for yourself and unborn baby. While you may hear many success stories about open adoption, you may also have natural worries such as how you will handle watching someone else raise your baby. The truth is that every adoption option has its challenges, and it helps to know that you can find support through birth parent counseling services that help each step of the way.

  • 4 Signs You Need Anxiety Counseling

    If you have been suffering from anxiety, you may be wondering if it is time to seek the help of a counselor. There are signs that it is time to seek professional help. However, it often takes more than one sign to point to the fact that you need help. Here are a few of the major signs that anxiety counseling is necessary if you want to lead a normal life.

  • About Me

    Improving The Counseling Process

    As a lifetime sufferer of depression, I have spent a great deal of time in therapy. One thing that I learned early on was the importance of having a good attitude and trying to figure out how to cope with some of the suggestions that my counselors gave me. I realized that when it came to having a good experience, the bulk of the responsibility fell in my lap. I started working hard to take their suggestions in stride and carefully analyze my life and my behavior. This blog is all about improving the counseling process by having a better attitude.