Lanae Ayers, M.A., LMHC, EFT Coach
Counseling & Psychotherapy
Serving Individuals, Couples & Families

Tacoma, WA

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why do individuals seek counseling?

People choose therapy to help them through major life transitions.

Some of the reasons for choosing counseling may be:

  • Feeling stuck or trapped
  • Inability or difficulty in trusting others
  • Grief and loss
  • Relationship/Intimacy difficulties
  • Separation/Divorce
  • Parenting challenges
  • Job stress, loss, or dissatisfaction
  • Excessive worry

What issues do couples work on in counseling?

  They may want to improve the health of their relationship or to repair a damaged relationship. Some issues addressed with couples in therapy are:

  • Communication
  • Money and finances
  • Sex and intimacy
  • Infidelity
  • Balancing priorities
  • Dealing with extended family
  • Blending families
  • Resolving conflict
  • Clarity about taking the next step, i.e. marriage, divorce, living together, having a child

What are some other concerns that bring people to counseling?

  • Prioritize life's demands
  • Improve communication in your personal and professional relationships
  • Learn to set boundaries
  • Develop ways to move past anxiety and depression
  • Gain confidence
  • Manage anger
  • Forgive yourself and/or others in your life

Take the first step...

"What you resist persists." -- Carl Jung

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