** Special January Message: Happy New Year! With the new year, new goals and new plans are in the works. It's an exciting time of setting good intentions and taking care of yourself. As a result, my January calendar is pretty full. I'm currently in the office on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Additional office days are coming soon!
If you are a current client and you are having trouble finding a spot to come in for a visit, please send an email message to me and I will try to accomodate your schedule. If you are a new client, I'll try to offer you the soonest available appointment. Be patient and let's talk. We'll figure it out.
Here's to the New Year! -- Peace, SCB
It's time for you to feel better.
There was a time when you didn't feel like you do now. Everything used to be easier and you didn't worry so much. I know you are ready to find peace and move forward with your life. You've probably tried everything on your own and you haven't gotten the results you want. You don't have to do this alone.
Counseling provides a safe, validating relationship that allows you to express yourself without judgment, gain insights, focus on your strengths and learn new coping skills. All of this combines to help you manage difficult circumstances that you encounter. Through effective psychotherapy, you can work toward creative solutions, accept things you can't change and find peace even in the midst of chaos. With a new sense of confidence and awareness, you can continue to grow and change in your life and relationships.
My office and my approach is laid back and user friendly. If we are going to work on difficult life issues and you're willing to share your personal story with me in confidence, we might as well be as comfortable as possible. As a counselor, it is my priority for you to feel at ease with your counseling experience. Feel free to wear your jeans and sneakers or whatever helps you to feel comfortable. It's super casual here.
When you arrive in the office, you will not see me right away because I may be meeting with someone else in session. I do try to stay on schedule, however, occasionally, I may not be right on time due to other situations that may arise with other people I am helping. That's ok... just relax on the couch and breathe... or wander into the dining room and make yourself a warm cup of tea.
You might be greeted by my fearless and trusting hound, Flaco. Flaco means "skinny" in Spanish, however, he isn't so skinny anymore. Life with the Brown family has agreed with him and now he's not really "flaco" anymore. He's big, but he's friendly. If you are not a dog person, just let me know prior to your arrival and Flaco can take a break from his mascot duties while you are here.
If you are ready to get started, you may schedule an appointment HERE. In the meantime, take some time to explore this website so you can get an idea of how I do things here.
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Here's to health, happiness and peace. I look forward to meeting you!
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