A Happy Life Starts on the Inside

Most of us didn’t learn the skills we need to navigate the inevitable challenges we experience in life. Counseling can provide you with the guidance and tools you need to create more peace, joy and fulfillment with yourself, your work, and your relationships.

When you learn how to change your thinking, you can change your life. Whether you want to improve your mood, heal the past, repair your relationship or change your habits, Counseling Arizona can support you in achieving your goals.

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Anxiety Treatment

While anxiety is very common, it doesn’t have to control your life. With today’s effective treatments, there is no need to suffer. Counseling can help you find more positive and effective ways relieve your feelings of worry, fear and anxiety.

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Depression Treatment

It’s normal to temporarily have the blues such as when we experience a significant loss or change in our life. But depression is more than just going through a rough patch and feeling sad. Depression counseling can help you get back to feeling like yourself again.

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Trauma Treatment

If you have experienced trauma then you may be suffering lasting negative effects, such as flashbacks or nightmares. You may also find yourself easily upset or startled during the normal course of your day. The good news is that modern trauma therapy methods can help you heal.

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Couples Counseling

Relationship dynamics change over time. It can be disappointing and painful when you have increased conflicts and feel like you and your partner have grown apart. Couples counseling can help you to rebuild your connection with your partner so you can have a long and happy future together.

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Habits & Addictions

A habit becomes a problem when you do something “too much” and it has a negative impact on your life or the lives of those around you. Some unhealthy habits can even turn into addictions, which of course can be devastating. With help, freedom from your bad habit or addiction is possible.

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About Valerie Dawson, LCSW

Valerie is a compassionate client-centered therapist serving clients in the Phoenix, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley area. With over 20 years’ experience as a master’s level therapist, she is skilled in helping individuals and couples to navigate life’s challenges and move forward towards achieving their goals. She utilizes a variety of effective treatment approaches to guide clients in creating a new sense of well-being.

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