Empathy, genuine acceptance, and understanding are essential to change. Many people are looking for a magic pill. Change and growth require working with a therapist who truly cares about your wellbeing and willing to listen attentively to you. Growth is only attained outside of your comfort zone. Change is continual throughout the life stages.
Fighting depression, anxiety, addiction, PTSD, etc is not an easy task. Since 2009, I have been working with clients who struggle with these symptoms. Applying evidence-based approaches, changing clients faulty assumptions, and finding HOPE are the keys to successful outcome, while keeping the culture and ethnicity in mind. “It is not one size fits all.”