We all have or will experience loss. Because loss can take so many different forms, it is impossible to avoid and may produce feelings of stress and grief. While the way we react to our grief is dependent on a number of variables, psychologist J. William Worden proposes four grief tasks that we accomplish as we move toward healing.
Deciding to enter into a therapy relationship is a big step, but a step that can have life-changing results! Understanding what you might expect at your first appointment might lessen any apprehension you might be experiencing about therapy. Let’s talk about what that first appointment might look like.
We set goals for change – I want to be different in the next year of life or with this new group of coworkers. Perhaps we want to be more open to new ideas, make better decisions, or take new steps toward living life on purpose. Researchers named Prochaska and DiClemente identified 6 Stages of Change that people go through in the process of change. What stage of change are you experiencing?