Maybe you’re struggling to cope with a stressful event in your life, such as divorce, loss of a job, or the death of a loved one. Or maybe you want to make changes in your life or your relationships, but just aren’t sure how. These are the types of problems that clients address in psychotherapy.
Psychotherapy is a process of discovery and growth, in which you can come to understand yourself better: your thoughts, feelings, motivations, and interactions. It can also help you learn new ways to cope with problems or relate to important people in your life.
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM PSYCHOTHERAPY?
Psychotherapy isn’t just for people with serious mental illness; it can also be very helpful for people with mild or moderate difficulties. Many people put off seeking therapy because they feel they shouldn’t need the help of someone else; they should be able to deal with things on their own. Yet, admitting that you are overwhelmed or not handling things as well as you could is a sign of strength, not weakness. Acting on that realization, by seeking out a therapist, can lead to not only significant relief but also a more satisfying and fulfilling life.
WHAT SHOULD I LOOK FOR IN A THERAPIST?
In selecting a therapist, it’s important to look for someone with relevant training and expertise, but it’s also important to choose someone with whom you feel comfortable. Research shows that the relationship between the client and the therapist is a big factor in the success of therapy.
Dr. Mark Lowenthal is a licensed psychologist who specializes in helping adults, adolescents, and children cope with stress-related issues such as anxiety, depression, and relationship difficulties. Dr. Lowenthal is an experienced therapist whose approach involves helping his clients understand themselves and their patterns of interaction, so that they can develop greater self acceptance and more effective coping strategies. His style is warm, interactive, and engaging. Call today to schedule an appointment.
For more information or to schedule a psychotherapy or
Please call Dr. Lowenthal at (973) 763-2777.
Dr. Lowenthal’s office is located at:
One Lenox Place
Maplewood, NJ 07040