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Thrive and Prosper
5.0
from 5 reviews
    Donna E.
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    Since I've been working with a budget successfully it has changed my life dramatically! I now have the ability to save which has made me feel more safe and secure. Gayle Rose gives encouragement and ideas to be successful.

    June Thornton-Marsh, LCSW
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 27 years in business
    Kenneth F.
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    I went into my first session expecting to find a fix for my faults. Instead, I found a way to understand and accept myself in a way I had not considered. Additional sessions have led me on a journey forward. I have received kindness, compassion and understanding. I have received gentle nudges, subtle reminders and head on confrontation when I most needed it and always in a manner that has left me feeling worthy, respected and accepted. It's not always easy accepting ourselves or seeing ourselves through the eyes of others, but when we do, our lives change in a positive direction. My experience through these counseling sessions have been invaluable, moving me forward and reassuring me that I am able to make positive choices for myself as my journey continues.

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    Counseling for when you really want to make a change. I specialize in PTSD, trauma anxiety that interferes with your relationships and life. I offer imago relationship therapy, EMDR for veterans, and some of the best counseling you will ever get.

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    We offer counseling and psychotherapy services for youth, adults, and parents seeking help with most problems, including depression, anxiety, divorce, ADHD, ODD, life transitions, parenting, and spiritual dilemmas.

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    Price is most likely how I would stand out. Once a few people begin to try out my system, I believe they will be pleased at the price and the love and compassion they receive from my Reiki or counseling services.

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    I offer pre wedding counseling and ceremonies for Christian persuasions. Fees are negotiable. You will be connected with a wedding planner and hair, nail and makeup artists.

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    I charge less than anybody else, I do my work with the pleasure of helping others and myself learn from each other, sometimes I don't charge anything at all. I understand what it is to be poor, low income and not have the ability to receive help from people in the same business I am in.

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    At Deborah Stauffer LCSW, we are a general out-patient practice serving all ages and utilizing various modalities. Depression, anxiety disorders, and trauma comprises the bulk of our practice. Also, we see a number of clients with medical issues having been a medical social worker. Our services include the following: * Behavior Modification Therapy * Family Therapy * Group Therapy * Individual Therapy * Couple/Conjoint Therapy * Play Therapy * Mental Health Services

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    Are you struggling to move forward after your relationship break-up? Are you feeling like you failed? Are you unsure which direction is right for you right now? Are you tired of everyone telling you what you "should" do? I work with women just like you who want to move forward but can't because of all the input they are getting from everyone around them. I listen and help you figure out what you want and then help you go get it!

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is a psychologist?

    A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

    A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

    • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
    • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
    • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
    • Overcoming addictions.
    • Managing chronic illness.
    • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

    What are the types of psychologists?

    Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

    • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
    • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
    • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
    • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
    • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
    • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
    • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
    • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
    • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
    • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
    • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
    • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
    • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
    • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
    • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
    • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
    • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
    • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
    • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

    How much do therapists cost?

    If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

    Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

    Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

    To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

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