Find The Right Counseling Service
Learn About The Different Types of Counseling Services
We believe people are unique and should be helped and loved. Here at Authentic Counseling, we try to communicate that well and connect you with counseling resources which are helpful for your specific situation. "Counseling" is a very general term, but everyone needs specialize counseling services which are right for them in their situation.
Authentic Counseling is here to help provide space, compassion while challenging you to find your authentic self. Life is not about the destination it’s about the journey and no matter your stage in life we are here to support you because we believe in the life experiences that you as a woman faces. Below are specific services, diagnosis and details about sessions.
The purpose of our counseling network at Authentic Counseling is to help you understand your self-identity through a lens of self-compassion and love and connect you with the right counseling resources. Helping you discover what roles are working for you and which are not fulfilling allows you to live life wholeheartedly and authentically.
Women's Counseling Services
Women's counseling services are related to the unique experience that is a woman’s journey through life. Transitioning in life can be a challenge on its own. We believe that focusing on topics that represent your experience and life story are what makes finding the right counselor or therapist the all the difference. We try to connect you with a counselor who is the perfect fit for you.
Every woman's experience is unique. No one has experienced the exact same experiences you have. Spending time with a therapist who specialized in women's counseling allows yourself the space to explore, challenge, and heal from past experiences.
Some of the topics around women's counseling include:
- Self-Compassion - Find A Compassion Focused Therapist
- Social Wellness - Find A Social Wellness Therapist
- Cultural Issues - Find A Culturally Sensitive Therapist
- life Transitions - Find A Life Transitions Therapist
- Health Concerns -Find A Wellness Therapist
Your possibilities as a woman are endless and limitless. You know this is true. Often times, the only thing holding you back from progress is yourself. There are so many different aspects which make you unique and the various roles we live also influence our self-identity. You are a daughter, sister, wife, mother, lover, friend, employed, unemployed, and the list can go on for infinity.
Self-Confidence As A Woman
Learning to appreciate yourself for who you are allows you to live a happier and more confident life. The majority of women can be highly critical of their abilities and their appearance which is often influenced by an unattainable standard set by society. Allowing yourself the space and objectivity to appreciate what makes you an individual and tolerating what may not be “perfect” can open the doors to self-love. Excessive focus can contribute to the development of the following areas:
- Eating Disorders - Find A Eating Disorder Therapist
- Distorted Body Images - Find A Self Esteem Therapist
- Isolation - Find A Loneliness Therapist
- Shame - Find A Therapist
- Self-Doubt - Find A Self Esteem Therapist
Even if you are someone who feels happy with the person you are and the roles you play in life, there are often things we cannot control as women including health concerns. These women's health concerns may include:
- Postpartum Depression
- Sexuality Concerns
Navigating life when suffering from health concerns is a challenge, and they can often get in your way of enjoying the journey of life. Learning ways to cope and re-direct your focus can also allow space for healing and change. Find A Women's Therapist.
Individual Counseling Services
Individual therapy is about having a space that is just for you. It is about creating a setting which provides the freedom to talk about the things that are important to you. You can use this time and space to process and explore past experiences, current life changes, and future plans. The important part is working through what is important to you.
If you are considering individual counseling therapy and would like to talk to someone, consider what your main focus area is. The following list of areas can help you get started:
- Depression - Find A Therapist Who Specializes in Depression Counseling
- Anxiety - Find A Therapist Who Specializes in Anxiety Counseling
- Relationship Issues - Find A Therapist Who Specializes in Couples Counseling
- Grief and Loss - Find A Therapist Who Specializes in Grief Counseling
- Dealing with Stress - Find A Therapist Who Specializes in Stress Counseling
- Trauma Recovery - Find A Therapist Who Specializes in Trauma Counseling
- Self-Harm Urges and Behaviors - Find A Therapist Who Specializes in Self-Harming Counseling
Teen and Young Adult Counseling Services
If you have teenagers, you know navigating life as a teenager, seeking independence, and transitioning into different roles can all be very challenging events. Sometimes as a parent, the last thing you want to do is talk about the current situation with your teen. If you are a teen, communicating your feelings with your parents can be difficult. We know that, and that is why the teens and young adults therapy space is a great way to talk about difficult things.
These difficult topics that may be hard to share with parents, other siblings, or friends. Learning good coping skills and communication skills can increase your ability to handle social pressures. If you are considering teens and young adults therapy for your teen or as a parent, try to narrow down the issue at hand. The following areas can help you get started:
- Family Problems and Divorce Issues
- Stress at Home or School
- Peer Pressure and Bullying
- Body Image Concerns and Eating Habits
- Self-Esteem and Identity
- Depression and Anxiety
- Social Media and Boundary Setting
- Self-Shaming and Resiliency
Family Support Counseling Services
Families are a gift and a treasure. At the same time, some family situations can be really hard to cope with, communicate around, deal with. We may always love our family members, but we do not always have to like them. Working with the entire family during family support counseling and recognizing that each person is a small piece of a larger family system is vital.
Family support counseling opens up communication. If you and your family are struggling with communication, this type of counseling service can help. There are therapists waiting who want to bring the situation to resolution, open up communication with everyone's voice being heard, and make things better. Therapists specialize in the following areas:
- Poor Communication Between Family Members - Find A Family Conflict Therapist
- Divorce or Separation - Find A Divorce Therapist
- Co-Parenting - Find A Parenting Therapist
- Sibling or Parental Difficulties - Find a Family Therapy Therapist
- Boundary and Limit Setting - Find a Family Therapy Therapist
Find Counseling Help Books and Resources
Getting a the right counseling book can be a great place to start before spending money on counseling sessions. Here are some great books to start with.
Learn About Sex Addiction Counseling
Sex addiction is a situation which usually requires professional therapy and counseling. This because the core issues of sexual addiction run deep.