Counseling for Health Issues

Specialized Support for Dealing with Health Challenges

When a person has significant health issues, it can bring many challenges in relationships, work, and self-esteem. Learning to manage the stress caused by illness or injury can improve your quality of life. Counseling, especially with a Health Psychologist will help you change mindset, learn new skills, and become an empowered participant in understanding and managing your struggles with health.

Health Psychology is a specialization focused on providing you with skills to effectively cope with the changes significant health problems bring. Health Psychology also helps you make lifestyle choices that promote healthy living and prevent future illness. Our team includes Health Psychologists who have received additional training and education to provide these types of care.

Here are some common struggles a Health Psychologist can help you with:

  • Difficulty following your doctor’s recommendations, even with the best intentions
  • Difficulty adjusting to life with an injury or health condition
  • Feeling down because of changes due to an injury or health condition
  • Stress and worry about health or symptoms caused by an injury or health condition
  • Feeling alone and that other people do not understand
  • Irritability due to symptoms or chronic pain
  • Problems in relationships due to injury or health difficulty

Some common types of health problems that people see a Health Psychologist for:

  • COVID-19 and “Long-Haul” COVID
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Weight management
  • Cancer
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Headaches
  • Chronic pain
  • Neurological disorders
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Food Allergies/Intolerances
  • Gastrointestinal Difficulties
  • Pain and disability following injury or surgery
  • Pediatric illnesses

If you or someone you know would benefit from working with a Health Psychologist, please contact us today. We are happy to speak with you about how we can help.