Therapy has become increasing recognized as an important medical intervention and clinically proven helpful to resolve disruption in our mind and body. Common themes include discussion of healthy relationships boundaries, coping and communication skills, conflict resolution, and self-care/stress management.
A child's work is to play and is critically important in their process of learning about the world around them. Therapy provides the supportive, enriching environment in which children can resolve challenges and accomplish developmental goals.
In the teen years, positive and authentic life improvements can come quickly with expert guidance, insight, and inspiration. A therapist can help you address relationship issues, school/career decisions, self-concept, depression, anxiety, and trauma.
Negative patterns can be easily developed in our family relationships. These pitfalls can often happen unexpectedly leaving us in a tailspin of conflict and despair. Having a trained professional provide perspective and help each family member feel understood and help promote change, communication, and reconciliation.
I am a licensed clinical professional counselor. I am licensed to practice counseling in the state of Kansas and have met all board standards. I have been practicing therapy since 2014. I work with young children, teens, and adults. I specialize in working with teenagers and supporting parents to have mentally healthy and happy kids.
Dana Cronin, M.A, LCPC, LCAC
Benefits of Therapy
A number of benefits are available from participating in therapy. Therapists can provide support, problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, trauma, grief, stress management, and creative blocks. The benefits you obtain from therapy depend on how well you use the process and put into practice what you learn.
Anything that's human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.