Frequently Asked Questions

What is TheraCounsel? TheraCounsel represents a group of big hearted psychotherapists, including Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners 
What is the importance of psychotherapy? Psychotherapy, or talk therapy, is a way to help people with a broad variety of life changes and emotional difficulties, to help eliminate or control troubling symptoms so a person can increase well-being and healing,
What happens in psychotherapy? Psychotherapy is an approach for treating mental health issues and every day challenges by talking with a mental health provider.  During psychotherapy, you learn about your specific issues and how your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors affect your moods so you can respond to challenging situations, stresses and conflicts in life in a way that aligns with your true self.
What can you expect in your first session? At the first psychotherapy session, which will be held either in the office or virtually, the mental health specialist gathers information about you and your needs, discusses what type of therapy will be used, the goals of treatment, how long each session will be and how many sessions you can expect to reach your goals.
What are some examples of what psychotherapy can help with?


Psychotherapy helps clients:

  • Resolve Conflicts with your partner or someone else in your life
  • Relive anxiety or stress due to work, peer, health or other situations
  • Cope with major life changes, sure as divorce, the death of a loved one or physical or symbolic loss 
  • Learn to manage unhealthy reactions, such as rage, peer conflicts, or other triggers
  • Come to terms with an ongoing or serious health issue, such as diabedes, cancer or long-term pain
  • Recover from physical or sexual abuse or witnessing violence
  • Cope with sexual problems, whether they’re due to a physical or psychological cause
  • Sleep better if you have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep