Life is a journey, and oftentimes it is a wondrous one. It is natural, of course, to experience some struggles along the way. For some people, those struggles can seem overwhelming. For others, the challenges take a persistent, nagging form that just don’t seem to go away. Perhaps life is going fairly well for you, but you want to take it to the next level, such as gain a deeper satisfaction with life or accomplish a seemingly elusive goal. Our Licensed Psychologists at the ApaCenter can help you to achieve these goals.
Our belief at the ApaCenter is that it is essential to view the person as a whole. We do not subscribe to viewing you or your child primarily through the lens of the “Killer Ds” of Deficits, Disabilities, Disorders, Dysfunction, and Disease. We all are more than our weaknesses. Although it is critical to understand such challenges, we believe that is essential to tap into your strengths, aspirations, hopes, resiliencies, and resources to help you to most effectively achieve your goals.
Counseling in Austin
Perhaps you know that you or your child just needs to talk to a professional to help get through a tough time or to achieve some long-desired objectives. No matter what your particular goals are, we have a Licensed Psychologist at the ApaCenter who can help you or your child achieve them. At the ApaCenter, we view therapy as a collaborative process of developing a strong working alliance and then using scientifically-proven methods to help you or your child to make the improvements that you seek. Some common therapy goals include:
- Alleviate Depression
- Discover Confidence
- Reduce Stress & Anxiety
- Resolve Relationship Difficulties
- Increase Life Satisfaction
- Improve Interpersonal Skills
- Improve School or Job Performance
- Develop a Peaceful Mind set
- Strengthen Parenting Skills
If you or your child is experiencing difficulties in school, college, or work, our assessments can help you determine what the problem is, what your strengths are, and, most importantly, how to make the improvements that you are seeking. Psychological assessments can be instrumental in gaining access to important services such as special education, 504 services, and accommodations such as extended time on standardized tests. Some common uses of assessments are to:
- Raise academic grades
- Gain access to school services & accommodations
- Improve learning
We have included information in this section to increase your awareness/understanding of emotional well-being and related issues that affect you or your child. Please browse our book lists, resource links and active blog.
You can contact us at (512) 891-1500 or email us at info@ApaCenter.com if you have additional questions. We are here to help you in any way that we can.