Grief Counseling

grief-counselingAre You Struggling To Move On And Feel Like Yourself After A Loss?

  • Has someone you loved passed away?
  • Do you feel isolated, alone, and misunderstood? Have your friends started distancing themselves from you?
  • Do you feel consumed by the loss of your loved one?
  • Does the pain feel intolerable –       almost physical?
  • Has the loss thrown your extended family into turmoil?
  • Does the idea of enjoying life seem impossible, even absurd?
  • Are you struggling to balance the demands of day-to-day life and the devastation of loss?
  • Does it seem unfair that the world continues as if nothing happened, not acknowledging that your loved one is gone, while you are barely hanging on?
  • Are you losing hope that you will ever get over this loss?
  • Do you wish you could find a sense of peace and healing in the midst of great pain?

Loss is never easy. You may have lost someone recently and feel consumed by despair. Or, your loss may be more distant, and you are terrified that the pain will never go away.

You might dread going out, even to the grocery store, because of the chance that something will remind you of your pain. Maybe the world seems incredibly unfair, and anger is a constant companion, lurking under the surface. Perhaps you wonder if you will ever be able to live normally again. You assumed time would heal all wounds – but it may not be, and you are losing hope that things will ever get better

If you have lost …

read more

Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety-TreatmentAre You Overwhelmed With Worry?

  • Are you afraid that something bad will happen and you won’t be able to cope with it?
  • Do you worry about events in the future as well as experiences from the past?
  • Has your anxiety manifested physically through an elevated heart rate, shortness of breath, sweating, or an upset stomach?
  • Do you struggle to fall asleep at night, unable to quiet the thoughts cycling through your mind?
  • Have you experienced a panic attack? Did it feel like you might die?
  • Do you wish that you could find relief and feel secure, confident, and empowered again?

If you are struggling with anxiety, you might find it difficult to enjoy the present moment. Instead, you might find yourself constantly thinking about the worst-case scenarios. Perhaps you have begun to avoid situations that cause you fear, such as plane trips, social events, or grocery shopping. Maybe you have experienced a panic attack in one of those situations and dread the possibility of another.

Perhaps you have felt a low-level of anxiety for as long as you can remember. Or, maybe you have recently experienced a trauma, such as the loss of a loved one, an assault, or another perilous situation. Maybe any sight, sound, or smell that reminds you of that situation brings you right back to a state of intense fear. Or, perhaps there is a deep conflict in your life, such as confusion about your relationship or career path, and you are unsure that you are heading in the right direction.…

read more

Family Counseling


Is Your Child’s Behavior Causing You Stress and Worry?

  • Is your child – whether school-aged, an adolescent or an adult – engaging in worrisome behaviors, such as acting out, yelling, self-isolating or abusing substances?
  • Are you worried that your child’s behavior will lead to harm, pain or disappointment rather than success, peace and happiness?
  • Do you fear that your adult child may be suffering from a mental health issue, such as severe anxiety or depression, psychosis or substance abuse?
  • Are you or your loved ones struggling to adjust to the changes brought by blending families, a new marriage, the death of a family member or the birth of a child?
  • Do you feel helpless, hopeless and unsure of how you can effectively support and nurture your family?
  • Do you wish you could figure out a way to resolve your family issues and assure your child’s safety and well-being?
  • Are you and are partner struggling to work together to effectively handle family issues?

No matter how old your child is, parenting can be an incredibly difficult job. Maybe you’re increasingly concerned about your child’s daily behavior – whether child or adult. You might wake up in the morning already worried about your child’s mood or emotions. Then, at some point during the day, your child might act out by screaming, crying or even hitting. Even though you attempt to support your child or stop the harmful behavior, nothing you try seems to work. You and your spouse or co-parent might disagree about the best way to …

read more

Interpersonal Effectiveness



To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person

— Bruce Lee




Work Relationships

Do relationships at work inspire you or create stress?

Do you have difficulties making yourself heard or asserting yourself?

Do you want to build effective relationships?

Is it hard for you to delegate tasks or give feedback? Is your team just not responding the way you would like them too?

Do your 360 reviews consistently identify interpersonal relationships as an area of improvement, but do not provide specific guidance or practice?

We all know those people who are masters at working with others. They are incredibly effective at work because they can inspire people to work with and for them.

This group is open to all professionals who want learn and experience what it is like to be an effective communicator at work. You will learn real world strategies for increasing ability to  have  effective, rewarding and powerful relationships. This is an experiential group that will require high level of participation and motivation on the members’ part. The reward is learning that lasts for a lifetime. Visit our blog to learn more.

When? Weekly sessions are held on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 7:30am – 9am

Where? At our office downtown

For more details, please call Dr. Brac Selph  415 935 4605

read more