Many people require outside help to deal with emotional and psychological issues. If you're looking for a therapist in Dayton, OH, turn to Patricia J. Hayes, Psy.D. & Associates.
People go to therapy to gain more insight and perspective on their problems, to find relief from feelings of depression and anxiety, and to make changes in their lives and their behaviors. Sometimes the decision to seek therapy is made in response to unexpected changes such as the end of a relationship or a job transition. Some people come to explore their own personal growth.
Progress and change CAN happen through psychotherapy. Nine out of ten Americans surveyed by Consumer Reports said that therapy had provided relief from discomfort and distress. Those who stayed in therapy the longest reported the most satisfaction.
It takes courage and self-awareness to decide to seek help, although it may be tempting to think you can handle your problems alone. When you talk to Dr. Hayes or her associates, you will find compassion, respect, and understanding. In a safe, nonjudgmental atmosphere, you will find ways to manage stress, relationships, and your emotions.
Whether you're dealing with a specific disorder or simply need a sounding board for the issues with which you've been struggling, therapy may help you get back on track. Most people say they feel better after having made the first appointment. If you have questions about whether therapy is right for you, or to make an appointment, call Patricia J. Hayes, Psy.D. & Associates today in Dayton, OH.