Anticipated Benefits of Counseling:
  • Immediate relief from strain and/or stress of primary psychosocial issue(s).
  • Ideally, long-term improvement if not solution to these same areas of concern.
  • Enhanced self-esteem/self-worth, self-confidence, and assertiveness.
  • Gaining or re-gaining a sense of control over your life (i.e. you begin wagging your own tail, as opposed to the tail of life wagging you.) Some people would call this empowerment.
  • Increased coping skills relative to life stressors.
  • Improved communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Development of healthier, more satisfying relationships with family, life partners, friends, co-workers.
  • Goal setting. Action plan implementation. Commitment to change.
  • Alignment of core values and principles with how you in fact live your life.
  • Adoption of a proactive strategy toward life versus a reactive one.
  • An equilibrium and congruence between your inner self and state of being and your outer self and the image/impression you emote to those around you.
  • "Getting Real".
  • Movement toward maximization of one's potential in life.
  • Development of hope for a future filled with safety and security and happiness and fulfillment and love.  


This page was updated April 12, 2005.
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