Frequently Asked Questions

(FAQs)

So you’re considering counseling to help you get through a tough transition in life, make some important changes, or deal with some personal issues you’d like to address.

 

What do you need  to know to make good decisions about counseling? 

Check out some frequently asked questions below.

How do counselors help people?

Counselors are experts in assessing problems that people have in life and in selecting approaches that work for a particular person with a particular problem. Counselors work on a strength-based approach they will assess your strengths and the way these strengths can be used to support you. In addition, counselors focus on the cultural context of your issues and will take your culture into account.

Counseling: An Overview
Q&A with Dr. David Kaplan, Chief Professional Officer of the American Counseling Association 

 

Resources 

If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others call 911 for immediate assistance. 

Check out the links below for helpful resources.