Do you feel like you lack the skills and insights to realize and maximize your potential in life? Your personal growth encompasses of all aspects of yourself, including the feelings your have about yourself and how you live your life. Personal growth is a lifelong process and there is no single way to achieve it. All therapists will help you to achieve some measure of personal development, but a mental health professional specializing in personal growth will specifically focus on facilitating your journey to attaining what is truly important to you. Exploring personal growth can be particularly helpful in developing a healthy and realistic sense of self-esteem.
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Personal growth is a never-ending journey. Each person is beautifully unique. You can move toward personal growth by discovering what it means for you to live authentically. We will explore your history, your passions, your spirituality and your creativity to help your uncover who you truly are.
Using the principles of Ayurvedic psychology can assist in maintaining mental and emotional balance and well-being through understanding your unique psychological constitution in the context of your environment, as well as strengthening your ability to digest and integrate your life experiences. \n
Trusting the process and embracing our power in any situation can help us grow. This is courage and it walks with us at all times. Sometimes its a little harder to see. I help you find that courage.
This is a vital part of counseling to feel like you are growing in ways that are helpful. I can offer specific activities and exercises to do outside of the session to help make the change that is needed.
It is my pleasure to work with individuals on personal growth through self-awareness, acceptance and a commitment to their unique gifts and personality. Using client-centered, solution-focused therapy in conjunction with my unique use of breathwork, mindfulness and contemplation of life patterns and results, I will help you transform your relationship with yourself.
Throughout my education, I have done extensive research on development of self throughout time. I often incorporate mindfulness, value reflections and SFBT interventions to assist individuals with problems associated with self development.
'Personal growth' can mean a lot of different things but is inevitably part of the therapy process. I support my clients in identifying personal changes they would like to make and developing strategies to work towards goals. I assist clients in identifying their core values and living a life consistent with those values.
Personal growth is a lifelong process unique to each individual. We will explore and delve into your values, attachments, desires and aversions to unearth thinking and behavior patters which inhibit your growth. Tapping intuitive self knowledge can generate insights and awareness to live with presence and increased balance as you determine your path.
What task is greater than personal growth while in the adolescent & young adult phases of life? It emerges quite naturally as a focus during all my work with young people. Identity exploration, awareness of values and needs, and imagination are all cultivated as therapeutic pathways towards becoming more oneself!
Personal growth often requires an exploration of our value system and step by step planning. A meaningful life can begin at any time and a simple willingness is all that is really needed to get started. We can work on your vision and what is necessary to create a life with intention and purpose.
In the end, all therapy focuses on personal growth. Very often our complaints stem from some fundamental unwillingness to grow. Childhood wounding leaves us hoping for a parental figure (or lover) to fill a void in our lives. The maturity that comes from looking at and facing our lives and the disappointments in our lives and taking responsibility for moving forward is a life-long process.
I often work with adults and couples who need a \'tune up\', want to understand themselves better, or who are looking to change their life completely. Whether it\'s getting back on track or making a major life change, my goal-driven and creative background allows me to assist people to learn the skills they need to develop and maintain their new path.
There are moments in our life when we are enthusiastic about personal growth and their times when growth is necessary but we are not necessarily enjoying the growth process. Throughout my work in mental health since 1993, I have witnessed many amazing transformations which continue to enrich my work with others.
As the writer and teacher Stephen Levine put it, “To heal is to touch with love that which was previously touched by fear.” A basic guiding principle in my work is that, when we are able to really see and accept where we are, and who we are, we begin to heal and grow. There is a trust I have found in this, that if we attend to what comes up in this place, it will lead us through.
My practice focuses on helping you understand yourself better. I can help you become aware of the patterns in your life, so you can make intentional decisions about how you want to live your life.
Therapy isn’t solely for those in crisis or pain. If you feel a pull to expand, to transform, to grow, we can work together to explore the opportunities ahead of you. I have trained in a variety of treatment orientations related to personal growth. Be it behavioral, spiritual, or mental growth you are seeking, we will work together to identify blocks to growth and to expand possibilities.
Personal growth is a lifetime process. When you work with a therapist to address your own growth, you will find your relationships are strengthened, you have more clarity about your professional goals, and you have a deeper understanding of yourself. Therapy will support you on your journey of growth, and I would be honored to join you.
How would it feel to create a vision and to step into your mission?\nDo you feel like you used to have a vision way back when, but it got lost?\nWhat place does accountability and integrity have in your life?\nAre you at a crossroads?\nYou have all the answers inside. I act as a guide, and by walking through a series of exercises, we can find that road map you are looking for.
In a way, we could say that we are not \'nouns\' but rather \'verbs\'; we are an unfolding process motivated by an inner drive that seeks to maximize our human potential
Sometimes, we just feel stuck. What if we \'checked all the boxes\' and still don\'t feel happy or fulfilled? What if we didn\'t. There are various life events - birthdays, marriages, birth of a child, layoffs, death of a parent, divorce - that can make us pause and reflect, \'What now?\' Therapy can help us discover our answers.
Not everyone who seeks therapy is in a state of crisis or pain. Personal growth and the desire to live a life of purpose, happiness and connection are equally valid pursuits in therapy. A non-pathological approach to growth and change is a powerful and affirming path. My training in the Recreation of Self Model has provided me with a lens and an approach to working with growth and I love doing so!
As clients have a greater understanding and ability to manage the major impediments in their lives (such as depression, anxiety, etc.) general self-care and an ability to go passed immediate concerns and into areas of long term wellness begins to emerge. I am happy to help clients delve into these areas.
To know thyself is truly the greatest task we have in life. Knowing and growing in your inner understanding can empower you to transform past traumas, improve your relationships, take quantum leaps in your career, and make a difference in the world. Or it could just be fun, and that\'s cool too.
Sometimes it is not that you have a disorder. You want to feel like to you are doing more than surviving...that you are actually living the life you want. Counseling can help you find purpose in life.
I have worked with many individuals on ways to nourish their inner development and learn to listen to their callings in life. For this work, I draw from my experiences in the wilderness and with the Animas Valley Institute. I believe that if we learn to hear who we really, really are, that so much in life become clear and simple in this complex web we live in today.
As a Personal Growth Specialist, I view the human condition as a giant opportunity to keep expanding awareness and exercising creativity to meet challenges. Journaling, collaging, dreamwork, I Ching, as well as targeted tools like CBT exercises can be utilized to open minds and break up outworn thought patterns. A personal growth approach can make even the most difficult times more meaningful.
My beloved Hospice patients taught me so much over the years about what is important in the end. People generally want to feel that they lived their life fully with satisfying relationships and meaning. Poet Mary Oliver once wrote, \'Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?\' I have committed to living fully in my own life and would love to support you to do the same.
It is my pleasure to assist those who want to focus on how to maximize the results they want in their lives, either personally or professionally.
Integral psychotherapy takes in to account the personal, social, and environmental factors that contribute to sustainable personal growth. I also utilize Enneagram Personality resources to help harmonize an individual's clinical work with the unique dynamics of their sense of self.
I offer a strengths-based, holistic, relational approach for helping you move toward your wisest, most authentic self.
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Based upon my own lived experiences, I enjoy helping others find where they may have become stuck in their life. I feel fortunate to have found my passion in counseling, and approach guiding others with their self exploration with enthusiasm and curiosity. \n
Regardless of where you are in life, having support as you navigate can be useful. I work with people who are stuck, in a transition, or just want to grow as a person. Through building awareness of how you operate and exist within your story, we can explore how to grow into the life you want to live.
Within every one of us is a story of anguish, perseverance, and confidence that arises from heart-wrenching dilemmas. It's important that we face challenges that lead to growth and reflect on the changes that will lead to a more fulfilling life. Viktor Frankl said it best, “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”
Personal growth is such a broad topic, but I have often noticed it includes skill-building, insight development, and exploration. Whether your are looking to delve deeper into one of these areas or go a different direction, make sure you work with someone you can trust and connect with. Please check out my profile to see if I might be that person.
I encourage personal growth and development. Together we discover insight and strengthen your tools in your toolbox. Together we tackle obstacles and move you towards your goals!
We are perpetually healing and growing and learning, but sometimes the process gets stymied. Therapy can help get the creative juices flowing that unlock our natural tendencies toward self-realization.
My method of counseling is directed towards personal growth. I believe in growth as a model for learning and work hard to help people grow in their desired directions.
I am a therapist today because I was able to do the work to re-discover my true self and passion for helping others with the help of “The Artist’s Way” by Julia Cameron. Cameron’s work, along with others, such as Thich Nhat Hanh and Pema Chödrön, informs my therapeutic work with clients interested in continued growth and personal development.
Sometimes coming to therapy is about exploring, where you have been and what your next life steps will be, or to explore deeper patterns that keep appearing in your life. I would love to be alongside you in this process!
I believe that at the heart of human experience we all have choice, free-will and the capacity for self-actualization and self-fulfillment. I believe that all people know what they need, and with the right support and guidance, will make changes that are the most meaningful to themselves. Everyone has growth potential!
It\'s said that \'if you aren\'t growing, you are dying\'. Making changes in our lives and seeking more for ourselves in meaningful ways is necessary yet sadly too rare. It seems society and mainstream culture want us to accept distraction and hollow connection in place of genuine experience. Strive for more and learn ways to define your value, meaning, and the path to more from your life.
I use everything from meditation to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help people get centered and stay that way. Once you are working from your higher self it\'s easier to make changes that you want. I love the idea of transformation and can help you become the you, you are meant to be.
From taking a new job to dropping habits that don\'t work for you anymore, personal growth can be an exciting- and overwhelming- time. I help folks stay focused on their goals and their values while expanding their horizons.
Are you interested in learning more about yourself and creating more connection in your life? You don\'t need to be experiencing crisis to benefit from counseling. I provide a space for you to gently explore where you are currently at emotional, physically, spiritually, cognitively, relationally and create more balance and connection, aligning more fully with your values. Join me!
Throughout my work with clients, personal growth is the common denominator; exploring my client\'s personality, beliefs and values, spirituality (including atheism and agnosticism), and any areas that seem important to my client. Existentialist topics are sometimes explored: freedom/responsibility, love, death, and how to identify the unique human each of us is and what this means to each of us.
All growth comes from change and the easiest link for change is through the subconscious mind. Imagery is the quickest link to stress free change and growth. Picturing yourself a certain way creates a subconscious destination towards what you desire.