Personal Growth

Personal growth, or personal development, takes place over the course of your entire life. As human beings, we are constantly learning lessons, changing and growing. Personal growth can refer to anything that improves or increases your awareness and identity, enhances your quality of life or contributes to the realization of your dreams and aspirations. There is no one way to achieve personal growth. However, successful personal growth typically requires motivation and a willingness to make changes. A qualified mental health therapist can help guide you on your journey. Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s personal growth experts today.

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Personal growth, or personal development, takes place over the course of your entire life. As human beings, we are constantly learning lessons, changing and growing. Personal growth can refer to anything that improves or increases your awareness and identity, enhances your quality of life or contributes to the realization of your dreams and aspirations. There is no one way to achieve personal growth. Successful personal growth typically requires motivation and a willingness to make changes.

— Erica Merrill, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Wesley Chapel, FL

Personal growth is a term that covers a lot of ground. For me, it's a deeply held value and a way of living life. I believe that each of us has the capacity throughout our lives to move toward more satisfaction in life, and this often involves growth and change. If you're interested in not only moving through what you're facing, but also in learning and growing from it, I'd like to work with you.

— Nichole Hart, Counselor in Silverthorne, CO
 

Personal growth is critical to every part of your journey. I believe in coaching my clients to the next level - whatever that looks for you. I believe in your potential to do anything and I am here to help you grow personally and professionally. My approach to this is helping you identifying goals, steps to accomplishing those goals, and assisting you in unlocking/exploring your very best self. I am dedicated to ensuring that you become the person you envision.

— Chyna Hill, Associate Clinical Social Worker

Unfortunately, psychotherapy has a stigma that it is only for people with a mental health diagnosis. This is so unfortunate! Of course, therapy can be of great benefit to people with mental health issues, however, most of the people I work with are ordinary people with ordinary life problems that have become too uncomfortable to deal with alone: relationship issues, career challenges, stress, anxiety, etc. Therapy gives people an opportunity to take a deeper look at the issues in their lives that are causing discomfort and to find new ways to respond.

— Marla Cass, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in San Mateo, CA
 

As a professional athlete for nearly twenty-years, and a counterterroism officer in the Romanian Intelligence Service, I have a long history in the field of Sports and Performance Psychology. Outside of sports, this applies to various areas of life: within your career, adjusting to a move, instilling positive habits that you've had a difficult time maintaining, or in areas of performance anxiety.

— Istvan Dioszegi, Student Therapist in Phoenix, AZ

In an effort to survive the struggles of early life or cope with present-day stressors, we often become disconnected from ourselves, needs and innate internal resources. We also may lack connection and nurturance during these difficult times, making them even more challenging to navigate. My own journey towards emotional healing and growth has come most easily through safe connections with another. By offering a compassionate and supportive atmosphere suited specifically to your needs, I aim to be that safe place for you to explore your deepest feelings without judgement. During our work together, we can explore these areas of deep suffering or disconnection, their current impact and how they are preventing you from living fully. I truly believe that when we can begin to feel, we can finally begin to heal. It would be my privilege to support you on this difficult, yet enlightening journey of self-discovery and healing.

— April Snow, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in San Francisco, CA
 

I work with couples and individuals who value deep self-exploration and desire growth and healing. We will listen collaboratively to your story, explore the different parts of who you are and what has shaped you, and invite practices to strengthen your capacities, foster new insights, ease painful symptoms, and integrate past experiences.

— Cyla Fisk, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Pasadena, CA

Do you feel stagnant or like you're missing something? Perhaps you've been meaning to come to therapy for a long time, but just kept putting if off. Maybe you've tried a lot of self-help books, yoga, and meditation, but still feel like there's more out there for you. Together, our work can help you to define your goals, identify your values, and build the life that you deserve.

— Colleen Hennessy, Licensed Professional Counselor in , CA
 

The modalities I use are focused not on self-improvement, but on remembering and relaxing into who you already are. We seek to understand the barriers of self-protection you have wisely created and touch into them to see if you're ready to shift out of defense mode into receptivity. We honor and explore your personal experiences and responses, inviting the parts to make the shifts they're ready to make. IFS therapy is about welcoming all parts and creating a loving relationship with them.

— Prudence Tippins, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Viroqua, WI

Feeling paralyzed by fear, limiting beliefs or the comparison trap? I help aspiring entrepreneurs, creatives, fellow healers, and all individuals feeling energetically and emotionally drained rediscover their purpose, find freedom, & inspiration. If you're feeling disconnected from yourself and your vision, let's work together and start releasing the expectations and beliefs that are holding you back!

— Christina Rogers, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in St. Petersburg, FL
 

Hiding Parts of Who You Are Playing Roles That Aren’t Authentic or Genuine Feeling “Stuck” or Uncertain Experiencing Anxiety, Stress, Avoidance, or Overwhelm Mismanagement of Work Life Harmony Over-Commitment To Basically Anything Feeling Unfulfilled or Isolated Experiencing Low Energy, Exhaustion, or Burn Out Restrictive Money Narratives

— Jennifer Gray, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Portland, OR

Personal growth is at the core of all psychotherapy in my view. Today, I find that the major focus of psychotherapy is geared towards those clients who are interested in working on themselves. The client that focuses on personal growth, and self-improvement, is the client that I am interested in working with.

— Jeffrey Tinius, Psychologist
 

There is room for everyone to grow. Personal growth to the keep to combating symptoms related to depression and anxiety, along with maintaining control over one's self-esteem and positive self talk.

— Erica Varner-Anderson, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Scottsdale, AZ

You've made it to the point where you are ready to grow. Whether you are looking to start building resiliency, developing better self-regulation, or are committed to moving out of a period of languishing or depression. I look forward to learning about you and developing a plan to get your life, relationship, career, or academics back on track. We all have it in us to change, take a different, more positive direction in life. How will you write the next chapter in your life's story?

— Heather LeCompte, Associate Professional Counselor in Eugene, OR
 

How can you grow into the person you strive to be? How might you live a life that is fulfilling, meaningful, and authentic? Life is all about growth, and when we confront these questions earnestly, we can begin to feel grounded, peaceful, purposeful, as well as joyful and proud of our own efforts. The journey to explore yourself is not easy; thankfully, we do not have to journey alone. Here as your wayfinder, let's be adventurers together.

— I-Ching Grace Hung, Psychologist in San Francisco, CA

Sometimes we feel like we have greater potential than we're currently accessing, and I am here to help you identify what is stopping you from achieving what you want. Whether it is in a career, relationships, spirituality, or any other aspect of life I will hold up a mirror and ask you to take a look at what patterns are serving you and what patterns are not.

— Rachel Braun, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
 

There are times in life when things just don’t feel right. Confusion and chaos seems to become the norm and it can feel like you’ll never make it to the other side. Career shifts can throw us for a loop and have us questioning our purpose and passion. Entering the world of parenthood for the first time may have you feeling completely overwhelmed or even bringing up your own past trauma. Perhaps you or someone you love has received a difficult diagnosis. I’m here to help you sort and pivot.

— Jody Pittner, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in , OH