Why seek counseling?
People seek counseling for a wide variety of reasons. Some people are looking to make a life change. Others are looking to explore feelings or deal with challenges. Some concerns commonly addressed in therapy are: depression, anxiety, stress, grief, loss, anger, abuse, and substance abuse.
How do I find a good therapist?
When seeking a therapist, consider a combination of these factors: the therapist qualifications and experience, personality fit between you and the therapist, feelings of trust and safety, and the limitations of confidentiality.
Can Novo Counseling help me?
Yes. Our therapists have experience working with many different social/personal concerns and mental health diagnoses. Further, we track therapeutic outcomes to monitor your progress. As professionals, we work to ensure the highest standard of care for you. If your therapist is not fully qualified to address your concerns, she will work to find a colleague who meets your needs.
What are “Therapist Shopping Appointments”?
Novo Counseling offers “Therapist Shopping Appointments” and encourage people to shop with other therapists too, as it supports intelligent consumerism. A “Therapist Shopping Appointment” is a 20 minute, no pressure, face-to-face meeting between the potential client and the therapist with NO FEE. This meeting provides the opportunity for both client and therapist to test the fit of the potential “working relationship”, and for the client to learn about Novo Counseling’s approach, philosophies and business practices. During this meeting, there will be no gathering of personal information about the potential client, no notes taken and no therapy given.