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Take the First Step Towards a Positive Path to Happiness

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We all go through troubled times, whether they be in our relationships, or personal trauma in our lives.  Too often we try and get through these times alone, afraid to reach out, to bother anybody, or to be a burden.  But sometimes reaching out is exactly what we need, if we only knew where.

You can break old, destructive patterns with the help of someone who has experience in these issues.  Stop going in circles with highs and lows that are getting you nowhere.  Sometimes a neutral professional can help you see the light much quicker than you could see it yourself.

The idea of ‘counseling’ is viewed with disdain by many people, especially those who think they are strong enough to deal with problems on their own.  But once the guard is let down and pride is released, you can break free from the walls you have built around yourself and see the world in a different light.

Becoming emotionally stronger is no easy feat.  We have to go through troubled a time to appreciate the better times, but there also has to be balance.  When the troubled times outweigh the good ones, it is easy to slip into a spiral of depression, sadness, and low self-confidence that can be very hard to escape.

Many couples don’t realise how much their relationship can be enhanced with couples counselling.  Every relationship has its bumps in the road and needs neutral reminding of how to appreciate one another.  That neutral person provides the balance and perspective needed in deadlock arguments.

Losing a loved one is one of the most traumatic things a person can go through.  Often there is no closure in these situations, which can elevate anxiety and depressions levels.  An endless flow of sadness in this situation must be acknowledged, but also dealt with to help mourn and move on.

Anxiety can also be caused from the stress of a job, of a certain lifestyle, or not being able to cope in certain situations.  Sometimes just a little support and encouragement at these times is all we need, and this is not always possible from friends or family who may have a pre-judged perspective.

Working together with someone to better understand and resolve the challenges in your life is the best way to move forward and progress.  Alone, it is easy to hold on to the past and dwell on things you would like to have done differently.  A different viewpoint can show you a different direction.

There are different therapies available that professionals use in counselling to help you shift into different mind sets, and let go of the past.  A counselor will choose the best therapies suited to you, after they have done an initial assessment.  Techniques can unearth long-standing behaviour patterns.

Whether you’re looking for support and guidance through challenging times, or just feel ready to move in a new direction in your life, a professional counselor can help you.  Once you take that first step, therapy can be rewarding and help propel your life in a more positive direction.


About Us

It is important to use healthy ways to get us through troubled times, whether they be marriage issues, relationship problems, heightened anxiety, or challenging times.  A therapist or marriage counselor can help you find a positive path to happiness.  If you are in the Seattle, Washington area, visit our website and see our trained therapist, Christopher Diggins MS, LMHC for a consultation today, and start changing your life tomorrow.


Christopher Diggins, MA, LMHC

1424 NE 155th St #206, Shoreline

Langley/Island County, WA,

United States, 98260

Contact No. 206-930-7780

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