Gooden Counseling strives to provide high quality services in a safe environment. Through the use of relational skills, theory, encouragement, and empathy, we will help you recognize the strengths of your child and your family. Our goal is to help you develop creative solutions that promote wellness and happiness!

 

 

"Even if we don't have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there."

 

Stephen Chbosky,

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Helping to create life change and wellness in children, teens, young adults, and families.

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Children use play to communicate what they may not have the ability or feel safe to put into words.  Play therapy helps children learn to experience and express emotions, develop creative solutions, and cultivate empathy for thoughts and feelings of others.

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Teens and young adults often struggle with self-esteem, behavioral, and relational issues.  Too often they may also be dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, family conflict or change, substance use, self-injury, and/or abuse. Individual therapy can help increase insight, accountability, and solutions.

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Parenting is the most difficult job and brings with it the most important responsibility we may ever face in our lives.  Family therapy and parent coaching can help you develop healthy communication, boundaries, and improve family relationships. 

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Supervision helps us as individuals to learn, practice, and improve our skill level. The supervisory relationship offers a framework for problem solving, and helps one better attend to clients, while increasing skills and confidence.