Midlife Transition Therapy

Are You Searching For Meaning?

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Are you reaching a new phase in life or emerging from an old one?

Perhaps you are thinking, “My life wasn’t supposed to be this way.” You might be wondering what really matters, and whether your life has been meaningful thus far.

Maybe you feel you are playing a role, without really enjoying it anymore.

You may be retiring, or one of your children may be leaving the nest. In the midst of this change, you may be questioning your purpose and identity. You may even feel emotionally empty.

Perhaps you have apprehension toward the future, the passing of time, and aging. It’s possible you feel stuck and would like to move forward, but you don’t know how to change things for the better.

Or, are you seriously confronting your mortality for the first time? Perhaps you are asking about your ethics and life decisions. You might feel compelled to resolve unfinished business– to forgive yourself for something that happened in your past.

It’s possible you lost touch with someone important to you, and you’d like to rekindle the connection. In the face of loss or the passing of time, something important may have been put into perspective.

Are you caring for an aging parent? If so, you’re likely overwhelmed by care decisions and how to maintain a good relationship through this process. You may be overwhelmed by grief and other complicated emotions, too, especially if you are dealing with heavy stress yourself.

Midlife can bring on new questions, sensations and pains. At this point, you may be looking for ways to find  peace and acceptance within your life.

Midlife Transitions Can Be Confusing

Aging, grieving, birth and death— it’s all part of being human.

We are all going through the cycle of life. Time passes for all of us. We are all getting older, life constantly changes, and there is no way to get around that.

It’s impossible to remove suffering, and problems can’t always be solved. But, you can take steps to make meaning out of pain. There are tools for transitioning gracefully, for finding peace in the world as big things change.

You can feel comfortable in your own skin. You can accept your situation in life, and feel at one with yourself. You can learn about and embrace the meaning of your life.

It is possible to not be afraid.

Midlife Transition Therapy Can Help You Celebrate Life

I have been helping people with midlife transition for nine years, and I have gone through many life-altering experiences myself.

As a 65-year-old, I’ve suffered the slings and arrows that life can throw at you. I won’t tell you not to experience pain. But, I can help you stop struggling to create a meaningful life.

In sessions, we will make use of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). This simple, scientifically backed process will help you find peace with the things you cannot change, and strength to move through transitions gracefully.

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I also offer private in-home therapy for elderly clients and caregivers. If you are a caregiver, it is commendable to admit when you need help and support to alleviate stress.

It is perfectly natural to become overwhelmed by the vast responsibilities and emotional complications involved with caregiving.

Caregiver support is important for everyone involved— the more energy resources the caregiver has, the better! Therefore, I’m just as happy to offer you and your family therapeutic sessions as I am to spend time with those under your care.

Together, we can create peace and balance among you and your loved ones, where it matters most.

You may have questions or concerns about senior and midlife crisis therapy…

I don’t know if I can spare my hard-earned money on therapy.

I always say that therapy is worth an initial investment of 4-6 sessions. In this time, you can get a feel for how I work and assess whether or not trauma treatment could help you heal.

No matter how hard it might be to believe, you are worthy of help and hope. There is a priceless value in being able to feel at peace with your past, present, and future.

I’ve never tried therapy. How do I know if it’s for me?

Psychotherapy is an established science. According to scientific research, it has been proven to create lasting psychological change, helping to shift even the most ingrained patterns that no longer serve us. You deserve to find out if psychotherapy can help you lead a happier, healthier life.

Why go to a therapist when I can talk to my minister/priest?

Psychotherapy is much different from seeing a minister or priest. I have no expectations except to help you heal, and you are encouraged to share your deepest thoughts and concerns in an open, compassionate space.

Get in Touch

I am happy to conduct a low-pressure, 15-20 minute phone consultation about midlife transition therapy. Please call 661.310.1525 if you’d like to find out whether we’re a good fit.
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