West Hartford Holistic Counseling Center | 17 S. Highland Street | West Hartford, CT 06119 | 860-258-4171
In response to the COVID-19 and coronavirus crisis, West Hartford Holistic Counseling is now set up to offer telehealth and telephone sessions for current and new clients. Our secure platform will allow you to stay in contact with your current therapist, or connect with a new therapist to help you navigate through this unusual and trying time. Contact us using the links above to set up an appointment.
Life is constantly throwing us challenges, both positive and negative. Sometimes it’s pretty clear what we need to do in order to meet those challenges. At other times, it can be difficult to figure out which path to take.
Depression is an exhausting, lonely and seemingly hopeless experience. It can make you feel hopeless, without value, highly self-critical and isolated. Connecting with others – even loved ones – especially if those around you don’t understand the experience of depression can be close to impossible.
When you live with anxiety on a daily basis, it’s often a frustrating, isolating and tiresome experience. Your level of stress may have become overwhelming, especially if you’re struggling to stay focused at work, feeling disconnected from loved ones or questioning if you’re doing every last thing right.
Dealing with the after-effects of a trauma can be an isolating, exhausting and even frightening experience. You may feel guarded and on edge, suffer from insomnia and/or nightmares, struggle to stay focused at work and feel disconnected from others.
Mindfulness, or shamatha, is a sub-discipline of Buddhist meditation that was introduced to the West as a way to deal with stress and anxietyalmost 20 years ago. Since then, it has been found to be useful for treating a wide range of emotional distress, from acute traumatic stress to depression
One of the things you can count on in life is that everything is constantly changing and we will be faced with various life transitions throughout. Whether it’s your living situation, your career, your relationship, friendships or your family dynamics, sometimes it seems like every day is a brand new day
When self-medication crosses the line into addiction, it can feel like you have lost all control and there is no turning back. Managing an addiction is exhausting, and can have a long-term negative impact not only on you, but family members, friends and co-workers, as well.
Losing someone you love can be an isolating, wearisome and profoundly sad experience. You may feel numb and detached from the world around you. Or maybe you feel overwhelmed with intense, uncontrollable emotions.
Military service members, veterans and your families face a unique set of challenges, and the adjustments you need to make—whether it’s around impending deployment or a return to inactive service—can sometimes be daunting.