Have you heard about talk therapy? Many find it is helpful to talk through issues that are bother them. It helps to clarify your thoughts, and can be an opportunity to see difficulties in a new light.
What Is Talk Therapy?
Talk therapy is an old concept that has been repackaged. It is broadly defined as a person seeking the counseling services of an experienced professional. But sessions don’t always require an individual scheduling an appointment weeks in advance, driving to a remote location, sitting in a waiting room, and being asked to join the counselor in his or her private office for a 50-minute session. Productive talk therapy can also happen over the phone or online.
When you connect with an online counselor, there is no physical office to drive to. Talking through issues remotely can be helfpul for busy individuals and aging adults who feel more comfortable at home. Seeking the advice of a professional counselor is a way to run your life in a more efficient manner.
How Can I Connect with a Personal Support Counselor?
When individuals are going through difficult times, discussing the situation with a personal support coach can help. Here’s a path to getting started:
1. Research the credentials of a personal confidant or professional counselor.
2. Determine if the counselor’s hours and price are suitable for you. If those two elements work for you, then you are 50% of the way there.
3. Your next step is to call, email, fill out an online form, or initiate a Skype call to arrange an appointment and to submit your payment. The individual site will guide you to ways to easily connect with someone to make an appointment or to get more information.
4. The final step is to connect with your personal counselor and begin your sessions.
As with any professional and integrity-based online business, it’s not so much about how the website or blog is designed, or the colors that the owner has chosen, but it is about the online content, and your connection with that person that you will be speaking with and trusting.
Why Is It Beneficial to Talk Over the Phone?
Over years of doing business online, I have found that as fast as the technology changes, and the more new things that are implemented, all those things still cannot compare or compete with speaking to someone in real time through a phone call, a webinar-type situation, or Skype.
Text messaging, emails, online messenger services, and anything else that keeps you remotely detached from actually connecting with a live human being is undesirable, in my opinion.
If you prefer to connect with someone from the comfort of your home and during the hours that are convenient to you, you are the type of person who will benefit the most from seeking the services of an online personal confidant.
Research has shown holding emotions in can tax the body, leading to physical and mental pain and discomfort. Now it is your turn to make that decision that can impact the rest of your life. Here is your chance. Take that first step and reach out to someone who truly cares about you and who wants to see you blossom into a happy and healthy individual.
Are you ready to connect with a professional and participate in a talk therapy appoinment? Contact Kendall today. If you feel anxiety, depression, or negative feelings are holding you back, connecting with a personal counselor can help.
Kendall Van Blarcom is a senior helping seniors. Contact Van Blarcom Consulting today for help with your personal problems. Or, reach out to provide support for an older adult in your life.