- Attaining a better understanding of yourself, your goals and values
- Developing skills for improving your relationships
- Finding resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy
- Learning new ways to cope with stress and anxiety
- Managing anger, grief, depression, and other emotional pressures
- Improving communications and listening skills
- Changing old behavior patterns and developing new ones
- Discovering new ways to solve problems in your family or other relationships
- Improving your self-esteem and boosting self-confidence
Do I really need therapy? I can usually handle my problems.
Why do people go to therapy and how do I know if it is right for me?
For children, talking directly about feelings and experiences may be more difficult or developmentally unrealistic. Expressive Arts Therapy and Play Therapy are two evidence-based approaches used frequently with kids and teens that involve creative expression (drawing, clay work, etc.) and imaginative play (with puppets, therapeutic games, etc.) to assist them in expressing themselves in healthy ways and learning valuable coping skills.
- What are my mental health benefits?
- What is the coverage amount per therapy session?
- How many therapy sessions does my plan cover?
- How much does my insurance pay for an out-of-network provider?
- Is approval required from my primary care physician?