Counseling Services

Everyone needs someone to listen.

We work with individuals, couples and children.

Marriage Counseling

Life is all about relationships. Everything that we do as human beings revolves around our relationships with each other. And we want our relationships to be harmonious, balanced and fulfilling.

We are not born knowing how to create healthy, balanced relationships. The relationship skills we first learn come from our parents or primary care-givers, either directly or by observation. And our models for those skills are likely to vary widely between healthy and unhealthy.

After some (or many) challenging relationship experiences, our natural inclination to protect ourselves builds up and we might find ourselves shrinking back into any safe place we can find. We create a shell that protects us from the pain, but also keeps us from experiencing the joy.

There are people who spend their entire lives in that small shell, without ever realizing it. They develop techniques and strategies to cope, but they never learn how to change or let go of relationships that are unhealthy. They never learn how to grow from the pain, and they never realize they can actually create the relationships they want. Many others know they want something different in their relationships, but don’t know what that is or how to find it. The good news is that healthy relationship skills can be learned, and toxic relationship patterns can be changed.

Teen Counseling

Our teens live in a complicated, contradictory, and media-saturated world, and the roads they must navigate extend beyond the changes of their physical bodies. Some of these roads include: discovering a unique identity, taking on more and more aspects of adulthood while leaving aspects of childhood behind, and developing independence while maintaining healthy family bonds.

It’s not uncommon to run into teens who have not yet discovered what they’re good at or what’s important to them. Teens often need help recognizing their own skills and strengths, identifying the influences that are shaping them, and learning to make values-guided decisions. Developing that core-self is not an overnight process, it takes time to uncover what makes you unique, what your gifts are, how to respect and learn from your emotions, and what you want to stand for in this world. Counseling offers a protected space for those conversations to take place.

Relationship Counseling

Life is all about relationships. Everything that we do as human beings revolves around our relationships with each other. And we want our relationships to be harmonious, balanced and fulfilling.

We are not born knowing how to create healthy, balanced relationships. The relationship skills we first learn come from our parents or primary care-givers, either directly or by observation. And our models for those skills are likely to vary widely between healthy and unhealthy.

After some (or many) challenging relationship experiences, our natural inclination to protect ourselves builds up and we might find ourselves shrinking back into any safe place we can find. We create a shell that protects us from the pain, but also keeps us from experiencing the joy.

There are people who spend their entire lives in that small shell, without ever realizing it. They develop techniques and strategies to cope, but they never learn how to change or let go of relationships that are unhealthy. They never learn how to grow from the pain, and they never realize they can actually create the relationships they want. Many others know they want something different in their relationships, but don’t know what that is or how to find it. The good news is that healthy relationship skills can be learned, and toxic relationship patterns can be changed.

Case Management

Case management is the coordination of community-based services by a professional or team to provide people the quality mental health care that is customized accordingly to an individual's setbacks or persistent challenges and aid them to their recovery. Case management seeks to reduce hospitalizations and support individuals' recovery through a holistic approach that considers each person's overall biopsychosocial needs without making disadvantageous economic costs. As a result, care coordination includes traditional mental health services but may also encompass primary healthcare, housing, transportation, employment, social relationships, and community participation. It is the link between the client and care delivery system.

Family Counseling

Families are multi-dimentional and complex. Today there are many different family compositions alongside the traditional family. Each with its unique challenges. Family counselling can involve the whole family or various parts of the family, depending on the family's current needs and who is able to attend. Typically the family members who plan to participate in counselling will meet together with us for the first counseling session to talk about goals for counseling. Other times we meet with parents’ first, and then introduce the children into the therapeutic process in later sessions. Sometimes crisis events bring families into counselling, and during these times we arrange together who will come to the first session.

Child Counseling

Children need counseling when they have problems they can't cope with alone. Or they need help when problems affect how well they do, feel, or act. If things don't get better on their own, children may need counseling so things can improve. Sometimes, entire families need support while trying to communicate, learn, and create boundaries.

In counseling, children learn by doing. With younger children, this means working with the whole family, drawing, playing, and talking. For older children, we share activities and ideas that focus on learning the skills they need. They talk through feelings and solve problems.

We give praise and support as kids learn. We help kids believe in themselves and find their strengths. Counseling builds helpful thinking patterns and healthy behavioral habits. 

Addiction Counseling

Our addiction counselors are trained to develop a specific plan for each patient. Our counselors are good listeners and possess an overall demeanor of compassion. The initial counseling sessions are designed to lay the foundation for mutual trust, which is imperative for a successful outcome.

Through our counselor’s empathy and patience, Angel Arms Counseling, Inc. creates a safe environment for the user to openly communicate. This will help our counselor to identify the underlying issues that may be driving the addictive behavior. This part of therapy is key, because without pinpointing the underlying issue, long-term recovery is unlikely.

E-Counseling

Traditionally counseling has been provided face-to-face, with the therapist and the client in the therapist’s office. In recent years, however, it has become more common for counseling to be offered through other, innovative formats. Specifically, technology-assisted, distance counseling—also known as online counseling or “e-counseling”—allows the therapist to conduct counseling with a client through means of the internet or telephone.

* Please note that online counseling is currently available for Kentucky residences only due to state licensing laws 

We can help you get to a place of peace in your life.

Offering Office and Online Counseling

Please call or email Angel Arms Counseling, Inc., today. Contact us for a consultation about receiving individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, substance abuse treatment, a psychological evaluation, or family mediation for your problem.

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