Common Issues

Individual Counseling and Therapy

I work with both adults and adolescents who are trying to cope with feelings or memories that may seem overwhelming or are causing conflicts in their daily lives. The following are examples of issues that can be addressed in counseling and therapy.

• anger
• sadness
• grief
• fear
• avoidance of difficulties and responsibilities
• nightmares
• nervousness• anxiety concerning the future
• general anxiety
• phobias• panic attacks
• apathy

• panic attacks
• apathy
• lack of direction
• low self-esteem
• painful memories
• chronic physical pain
• personal loss
• changing addictive habits such as smoking and drinking overcoming emotional and physical pain from specific traumas such as: physical, sexual and emotional abuse


I work with adolescents addressing the above issues plus such issues as:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • underachieving in school
  • fighting
  • defiance
  • shyness
  • separation anxiety
  • running away


“I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.”
-Henry David Thoreau