What to Expect During Our First Visit

In order for me to be most useful and for you to maximize your counseling experience, please be prepared to share the following information during your first session:

  • Reason you are seeking counseling services
  • Goals you would like to achieve from counseling (we will talk more about treatment goals once counseling has started)
  • Past/present medical and mental health history (including psychotherapy, psychiatric history, substance use, medications, hospitalizations)
  • Family medical and mental health history
  • Involvement in any current or pending criminal or civil litigation, lawsuit(s), divorce or custody disputes

Here are some self-care tools to guide you along your path to a healthier lifestyle: