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“…There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”

– Laurell K. Hamilton

Trauma

Trauma is the response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event(s) that overwhelms an individual’s ability to cope, causes feelings of helplessness, diminishes their sense of self and their ability to feel a full range of emotions and experiences. If you continue to carry bricks from your past, you will end up building the same house.  

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It goes without saying: Having a therapist whom you can develop a strong and comfortable relationship with is important. Finding a therapist of color is not easy - but we are here for you. If you experience oppression, subtle or blatant discrimination and racism, or struggle with integrating into your professional life as a minority- we understand your pain and frustration. 

Persons of Color –Culturally Sensitive Interventions

…”we should make it clear that getting help isn’t a sign of weakness – it’s a sign of strength – and we should ensure that people get the treatment they need” – Michelle Obama

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Anxiety Disorders

There are several different Anxiety Disorders such as: Generalized Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Specific Phobias and Health Anxiety. 

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by persistent and excessive worry about a number of different things. Individuals with GAD may anticipate worst case scenarios and may be overly concerned about money, health, family, work, or other issues. 

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“…be gentle with yourself, you are doing the best you can” - unknown

Panic Attacks

Panic Disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent unexpected Panic Attacks. Approximately 6 million adults worldwide experience Panic Disorder.  A panic attack is an abrupt surge of intense fear or intense discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes.  

“… a panic attack goes from 0 to 100 in a split second, before you realize what is happening.  You’re caught in the middle of feeling like you are going to faint and feeling like you are going to die” – Charity Wabuke

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Depression

Depression can make you feel easily annoyed by others, irritable, or leave you feeling tired and unmotivated. If you are struggling to find the capacity and patience to manage work, life, and relationships, we can help you gain clarity so that you can get back to your life and connect with loved ones.

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“…if you are going through hell…don’t stop! Don’t put a period in your story where there is a ;” – C. Wabuke

OCD 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder that involves obsessive thoughts, feelings, sensations, urges, and compulsive behaviors. An obsession involves intrusive and unwanted thoughts that create significant anxiety, uncertainty, and discomfort.  

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Substance Use 

According to the CDC, in 2021, Statistics indicate that there were an estimated 100,306 drug overdose deaths in the United States.  Millions of people struggle with drug and alcohol addiction. Whether your substance abuse hasn’t really affected your job or relationships, or your addiction has had severe consequences on every aspect of your life.

“Do you want a better life, but don’t know what to do? Do you use drugs or alcohol to cope with everyday life? Do you feel like you’re at the end of your rope?” – C. Wabuke

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“Obsessions or compulsions cause marked distress, are time consuming or significantly interfere with client's normal routine, functioning and relationships.” – Charity Wabuke

Christian Counseling

Christian counseling, combines your faith with the principles of psychology to improve your mental health and relationships. More specifically, this therapy approach uses scripture and biblical teachings to help you deal with life’s challenges.

“You can be a Christian and still struggle with Mental Health”.  Experiencing Mental Health challenges does not mean you are lacking in faith or that you are not close to God.” – Charity Wabuke

Pre-Marital Counseling

If you are dating, engaged, or newly married and want to build a strong marriage and healthy relationship, Prepare and Enrich is for you.  We spend at least 16 years preparing for a career, but how much time do we spend preparing for relationships?

“Do you want a better life, but don’t know what to do? Do you use drugs or alcohol to cope with everyday life? Do you feel like you’re at the end of your rope?” – C. Wabuke

“Prepare and Enrich is a 8-week commitment that helps set the foundation for healthy relationships” – C. Wabuke

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Life Transitions 

One thing that is almost guaranteed is that we are going to experience life transitions. 

  • Graduating High School and figuring out what is next.  

  • Moving out of your house for the 1st time. 

  • First time living on your own. 

  • Your first job, getting married, starting a family, buying a home and much more. 

Sometimes we need someone to talk to during these transitions and to know that you don’t have to keep your thoughts and feelings bottled up. ​

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“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great” – Zig Ziglar