The death of a loved one can occur suddenly or over the course of a long struggle with an illness.
Keeping families together is a major focus of Dr. Thomas. He is skillful in assessing family interactions and providing targeted interventions to help disentangle family conflicts.
Marriage & Family
Dr. Thomas is skilled at assessing whether depression is short or longterm. He works to provide the best intervention to lift clients from their down emotional state.
Psychological testing can shed light on how a person functions in the world by revealing the way they perceive themselves and others.
The shifting roles of women can cause some identity struggles. As women work to sort out their position in the work place, home, and community they have many variables to consider (i.e, selecting a mate, starting a family, and climbing the career ladder). Dr. Thomas understands that all of these situations can be stressful and is available to help sort out these and other counseling issues related to women of various ages.
Assertiveness and Self-Esteem
Assertiveness means getting your own needs met without intentionally hurting other people. Some people stumble between being aggressive and passive. Impairment is one's self-concept can often lead to non-assertive behavior and impaired self esteem. Dr. Thomas is available to help women develop assertiveness so that they can build their self-concept and self-esteem.
To be loved and affirmed by other people is a basic human need. When this need is not met, people sometimes try to love and affirm others to get what they want in return. This can often lead to that person becoming entangled in dysfunctional relationships. Dr. Thomas can help disentangle people from these harmful relationships, build their self-concept, self-esteem, and help them pursue healthy interactions with others.
Sexual Abuse Treatment
Sexual abuse is a traumatic event experienced by many women. Frequently the abuse starts in childhood and carries over into adulthood. Women are often trapped in a dungeon of poor self-esteem, guilt, and repetition of the abuse. Dr. Thomas assists women to get out of the dungeon of repeated abuse, so that they can live a healthy emotional, psychological, and physical life.
Dr. Thomas is available to help clients disentangle their thoughts related to anxiety and help them figure out a plan to relieve the anxiety.