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What if I have more questions?
You can always by phone at (650) 337 – 0955 or email if you have additional questions.
Do you offer relationship and career counseling? I think I need help in those areas.
Excellent question! Most of the women I work want change in those three areas, sometimes even simultaneously! At Women’s Therapy Institute, we can provide counseling in multiple areas of life seamlessly. There is absolutely no reason to sacrifice one area while working on another. I can work with you to help discover joy and fulfillment… Read More ›
As a counselor, are you going to tell me what to do?
I am here to help you sort out your thoughts and feelings so that you can make decisions in ways that will help you feel better. I won’t tell you what to do, but I will support you as you explore your options. As a couple’s therapist, I will help you and your partner understand… Read More ›
What if I want to come for couple’s therapy but my partner does not?
Great question—please come in any way! Let us show you how you can still save your relationship, even if you are the only one who wants to stay in it. We can teach you how to turn your partner’s attitude from “I’m done!” to “Let’s give this one more try.” Let us show you how.… Read More ›
Do you accept male clients?
Yes. Men are absolutely welcome. While I focus on counseling women, anxiety and stress can greatly affect men, as well. Plus, for couples counseling, men can be an integral part of the process.
My partner says I have too much stress and anxiety. Should I be concerned?
Yes…and no. First, consider that we are all wired differently. Some of us function better when we are more wired for anxiety than others. So it is perfectly okay for you to have a more stress and anxiety than your partner. On the other hand, you could actually feel better without all that added stress….and… Read More ›
Are my kids affected by my anxiety?
You bet they are! (Think back about how your own parents’ anxiety and stress affected you.) As a good parent, you know that kids are like little monkeys that ape what we do. Sometime that’s adorable. Sometimes, not so much. So, most times it’s just better to work through your anxiety on your own, so… Read More ›
I always been stressed. I think being stressed helps me do better at work and keeps me on my toes. Would counseling take that away?
You don’t have to be in a constant level of stress for peak performance. It’s not healthy and it can destroy your sense of perspective. Counseling can help make sure you are performing at your best whether you are at home, work, or in your relationships…without all the added stress. You deserve to feel better,… Read More ›
Why therapy? Shouldn’t I be able to handle my own stress and anxiety by myself?
I’ve seen research showing that talk therapy can help many people. Many of my clients report relief from stress, depression, anxiety, and relationship issues…as well as finding a greater sense of peace and happiness. While some people may well be able to handle this alone, I believe that having an unbiased third party—who only cares… Read More ›