Posts with the category “faq”

What Can I Expect from Sex Therapy?
by ALCS Counselors on February 10th, 2020
Kerry Williamson, MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S, CST | Sexual struggles are some of the most painful and loneliest problems that couples will face. Sex therapy can offer powerful opportunities for healing, connecting, and rediscovering pleasure.  Read More
Sex Therapy
by ALCS Counselors on August 19th, 2016
What is Sex Therapy? Sex therapy is therapy that helps individuals and couples enhance sexual fulfillment and/or resolve sexual conflicts and struggles. Like other types of therapy, sex therapy is based on dialogue, but in addition to dialogue, couples can expect homework assignments to educate or enrich relational intimacy, (such as reading or doing behavioral exerc...  Read More
What is EMDR?
by ALCS Counselors on August 19th, 2016
EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is a clinically researched method of therapy that has been shown to be an effective treatment for trauma.  Since EMDR is a method of treatment rather than a technique, therapists who use EMDR are required to be certified in EMDR through the EMDR International Association.EMDR was developed in 1987 by Dr. Francine Shapiro.  Dr. Francine Shapi...  Read More
How frequently will I need to attend counseling sessions?
by ALCS Counselors on August 19th, 2016
When beginning counseling, there can be a lot of unknowns.  One of the most common questions that is asked by new clients is about how often they will be attending counseling sessions.  The frequency of counseling sessions directly affects cost and treatment in counseling session and so for many reasons this is a great question.Unfortunately there is no straightforward answer to this question.  Each cli...  Read More
What is the cost of counseling?
by ALCS Counselors on August 19th, 2016
When you are ready to attend counseling services, the last thing we want to derail your progress is the cost of the counseling sessions.  At Abundant Life Counseling Services we know that cost can be a barrier to getting the quality and quantity of care you need.  Because of that, we have taken a few steps to reduce the cost of counseling for you and your family.1.  Our counseling fees are competit...  Read More
What is the Difference between Counselors, Therapists, Psychologists, and Psychiatrists?
by ALCS Counselors on August 19th, 2016
Looking for a professional who can help you work through whatever you are suffering from can be difficult when there are so many different professionals who seemingly do the same kind of work.  We wanted to help you get more information about counseling professionals in general to help you make an informed choice about who you should see.  Check out our infographic below to gain some insight into ...  Read More
How will I know if I need to see a counselor?
by ALCS Counselors on August 19th, 2016
Making the decision to see a counselor can be a difficult decision to make, especially if you have never seen a counselor before and aren't sure what to expect.  Counselors are able to help with a variety of problems ranging from a difficulty adjusting or coping with a new life change to depression.  Here are some reasons why you may want to attend counseling:  You feel stuck in your life and want...  Read More