what is the goal of psychotherapy

What is the Goal of Psychotherapy?

Have you been considering psychotherapy? These days, it’s not uncommon for people to talk to a therapist about problems that can seem overwhelming. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), more than 25% of American adults experience anxiety, depression, or another mental disorder each year. Others may need mental health support because of…

individual counseling for adults

Why Individual Counseling is Good For Adults

The goal of psychotherapy is to provide clients with a setting where they can comfortably, safely, securely, and privately talk about their mental health concerns. Individual counseling helps clients grow, heal, and move toward healthier and more productive lives. Excellent counseling is always client-driven. In fact, clients must work with their therapist to determine specific…

understanding unresolved trauma

Can Unresolved Trauma Cause Anxiety?

Yes, unresolved trauma can cause anxiety — and many other negative effects on a person’s behavioral, emotional, mental, and physical health. To help manage these effects, most undergo trauma therapy treatment. When the trauma remains unresolved, there will likely be frequent triggers that a person may respond to inappropriately. They may cause an exaggerated emotional…