Therapy is so often considered only for people in crisis or
with extreme emotional difficulties. Instead, therapy is also
a place of self discovery. To know yourself in a deep way
dramatically changes your life. Knowing your self creates
a capacity for thinking and problem solving on your behalf.
It creates a consciousness that gets the wheels turning in
a very intentional direction. The less we know about what's
inside, the less we are in charge of how our life will unfold.
We don't have control over everything that life will throw
at us but we can know ourselves and navigate ourselves in
a clear way. This breeds self confidence and a sense of mastery
over life in general. Life does, in fact, happen to all of
us; there are life transitions that requires us to change
and adjust, lose our footing and regain it again. This is
the rhythm we need to be well equipped to manage.
If there has been trauma, abuse or any other
kind of upset during childhood, this will create trouble areas
in your current life. These areas could be big, small, chronic
or simply just annoying. The job we can't quit or the relationship
we can't take to the next level, the way we pull out of things
before completing them, the family conflict we can't resolve,
the passion we struggle to locate or know, the drained and
bored feelings we can't shake, sexual dysfunctions we don't
understand. Then there's the question that is so difficult
to answer... What do I really want and what do I want my life
to feel like? Therapy is not only a place to understand yourself,
the depression, the anxiety, but a place to know your self,
all the parts of your self.
These parts of your self are the bedrock of
your life story. Together, we can create a narrative and a
deep understanding of why you feel the way you do inside and
why your life looks the way it does. In that, we will discover
what needs to be processed, understood or grieved in order
for there to be some shift or movement inside. Within a safe
place, this discovery of who you are unfolds and who you are
really supposed to be is born.
When you can clear up the junk in your trunk,
there lies the possibility that you can be free to be yourself.
This puts you in the driver's seat, at the helm of your life,
more control is attained, more understanding, more depth,
more authentic experience and thus more joy!