If this sounds familiar, you may be feeling powerless. You are starting to wonder if your drinking and smoking are becoming a problem because they’re starting to interfere with work, your relationships, and even your health. You may want to cut back or maybe you’re on the fence about cutting back but you don’t know how else to cope with the stressors in your life without relying on alcohol or weed. As much as you want to be in control of how much you use, you’re finding that it’s starting to control you.
You’ve come to the right place. Serenity Solutions offers therapy to help you relax and enjoy life again. We provide a non-judgmental space to help you identify your individualized path to recovery. If you are sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, call 267-317-8817 or click here to schedule your free 15-minute phone consultation to take the first step toward living a meaningful, enjoyable life.
You may be thinking that therapy for alcohol or marijuana use could help you, but you have some lingering questions…
HOW IS THERAPY DIFFERENT FROM AA?
While AA and other similar programs are a great resource that we often recommend to our clients, they might not offer you the individual support you need to make strides in your recovery on their own. In therapy, you’ll have the undivided attention of a dedicated, licensed professional whose sole focus is to help you on your path to recovery. There are no scripted answers or one-size-fits-all solutions – your therapist will work with you to come up with an individualized, adaptive treatment plan to help you achieve your goals.
I’M WORRIED THAT MY THERAPIST WILL JUDGE ME.
Therapy is a confidential and non-judgemental space designed to support you as you work through the concerns in your life and learn new strategies to address them. Your therapist will never make you feel guilty, belittled, or judged for what you’re going through. Instead, they will offer encouragement, insight, and accountability as you work toward your goals.
WILL MY THERAPIST FORCE ME TO STOP USING?
Your therapist can’t and won’t force you to do anything you don’t want to do. Instead, they will empower you as competent and capable of setting your own recovery goals (which could look like cutting back and using in moderation, quitting completely, or something else).hey will encourage you and hold you accountable as you work toward your goals.
HOW EXACTLY DOES THERAPY WORK?
Your therapist will provide a safe and supportive environment where you will have the space to talk about what you need to, get things off your chest, and build self-awareness. With that being said, your therapist won’t just sit and listen and nod; they’ll offer feedback and give you exercises to help you learn the tools you need to achieve your goals and live a life that feels meaningful.
WON’T IT FEEL WEIRD TO TALK ABOUT MY PERSONAL PROBLEMS TO A STRANGER?
It’s normal to feel some initial hesitancy about opening up in therapy. With that being said, the more you commit to being vulnerable in session, the stronger your relationship with your therapist will be. Before you know it, your therapist will feel less like a stranger and more like a trusted confidant, and you’ll be better able to work on your goals together.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU MEET?
You’ll meet with your therapist for 50-minute weekly sessions. We recommend meeting weekly because you’ll be able to get to know each other quickly and work on a variety of tools and coping strategies, which will help you make progress toward your goals.
IS THERAPY WORTH THE MONEY?
Therapy is an investment in your well-being and growth, and like any investment, you’ll get out of it what you put into it. It pays to seek help from an experienced, licensed professional who understands your concerns and is qualified to help you build the life you want to live.
HOW DOES THIS WORK DURING COVID?
Serenity Solutions is currently providing online therapy using secure, HIPAA-compliant video conferencing programs. Online therapy is available to Pennsylvania and New Jersey residents. Click here for more information.
HOW CAN I GET STARTED?
Give us a call at 267-317-8817 or click here to schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation. During that phone consultation, we will inform you about our services, assess your needs, and get you scheduled with the therapist who’s the best fit for you so that you can begin sessions ASAP.