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Some reasons people seek the help of a therapist:

Life could be challenging at times. Individuals typically seek a therapist when they want to keep a clear mind and manage problems they may be facing.


Common Reasons People Seek Psychological Help:

  • Self-care becomes a priority.

  • They'd like to gain perspective regarding a problem.

  • They'd like to progress towards self-actualization.

  • They'd like to develop a new look towards life.

  • To challenge negative thinking and negative self-talk.

  • To learn different coping strategies.

  • They perceive something is "off."

  • Their problems are negatively impacting their life.

  • They have been sad, irritable, angry, or worried for a long time.

  • They want to overcome and learn from obstacles.

  • They'd like to speak candidly without worry about confidentiality. 

  • They need a supportive space without fear of judgment.

  • They want to adopt stress management techniques.

  • To minimize unhealthy behaviors.

  • To chat about mental health matters.

  • To develop more self-esteem and self-confidence.

  • To transform negative life patterns.

  • To improve their relationship or marriage. 

  • To enhance family life.

  • To understand human behavior.

Reducing Stress and Stress Management

Stress is part of our lives. Sometimes it's very minimal, but other times it can get overwhelming. Nonetheless, when stress gets chronic, it could negatively impact our mental and physical health. It could lead to feelings of depression, anxiety, and interpersonal problems. However, Babette helps her clients manage stress through stress reduction techniques, which helps her clients keep feelings of overwhelm and chronic stress at bay.



Navigating Life Transitions: How Babette's Therapy Can Help You Cope and Thrive

Life transitions are the interim period when one phase of our life ends, and another phase begins. Sometimes, navigating through life transitions can be a difficult and stressful experience. These transitions may include major life events such as the loss of a loved one, a divorce, or a career change, as well as more gradual shifts in one's life circumstances, such as aging or retirement. 

During challenging transitions, individuals may experience a wide range of emotions, including sadness, anxiety, and confusion. They may also struggle to adapt to their new circumstances and find it difficult to move forward. A therapist can play a crucial role in helping individuals to navigate through these challenging life transitions. Through the use of various therapeutic approaches, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy or grief counseling, Babette can help individuals to process their emotions, identify and address any unhelpful patterns of thinking, and develop coping strategies that will enable them to adapt to their new circumstances. Additionally, a Babette can provide support and guidance as individuals navigate through these transitions, helping them to develop resilience and a sense of meaning and purpose in their lives.



Expert Help for Depression with Evidence-Based Therapy

Depression is a common mood disorder characterized by symptoms of persistent sadness and loss of interest. Nonetheless, depression is more than just a feeling of sadness; it can affect how we look at the world around us and how we interact with others. It can take a toll on our overall physical and mental health. While most people experience ups and downs in their lives, clinical depression can take weeks, months, and sometimes even years. Substance abuse can trigger or exacerbate feelings of loneliness, sadness, and hopelessness that are often associated with depression. An estimated one-third of people with clinically depressive symptoms also have an alcohol problem. Fortunately, depression is treatable; the hardest step is reaching out for help.


Many people with depression think they are just sad and that it will "disappear" over time. But clinical depression, especially if left untreated, can disrupt daily life affecting relationships, work, and overall well-being. Babette helps individuals experiencing depression through the use of evidence-based therapeutic approaches, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and helps individuals to identify and challenge negative patterns of thinking, improve their mood, and increase their engagement in rewarding activities.



Manage and Overcome Anxiety

Everyone experiences anxiety. Anxiety can be adaptive or maladaptive. Adaptive anxiety is beneficial - it can be healthy, motivate people, and help them perceive danger in their environment. However, when anxiety is excessive it can become a debilitating mental health condition. There are many types of anxiety disorders, such as Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Phobia, Panic Disorder, etc. People who suffer from anxiety disorder may experience a range of symptoms that can manifest themselves in various ways, from physical symptoms to social and emotional ones. They can be detrimental to relationships and affect functioning. Babette, helps those suffering from anxiety disorders manage symptoms, recognize irrational thoughts, and develop beneficial coping strategies.

Schedule Your Appointment Today

If you're ready to do the hard work of healing, you're on your way to finding your voice, empowerment, and liberation. You can begin a new life with strength, confidence & purpose. You are already taking the first step by obtaining and allowing help! The second step is trusting yourself and the therapeutic process, even when it is uncomfortable at times.

Schedule an appointment today and take the first step towards a better you!

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Escondido, Ca 92026


Office  (760) 642-1202

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