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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Getting from A to B on a sailboat is not a linear path. You head in a direction , cast your lines and set off. Your destination relies on myriad factors, the only thing you can control are the skills you have while under way. Enter Personal Growth. In life, "success" is dependent upon your ability to respond from your truth. Referencing the mind and body, I facilitate people's capacity to gain access and know themselves and then choose to direct the course of their lives from here.

— Randi Kofsky, Marriage & Family Therapist in Santa Monica, CA

Stopping substance use is the easy part. Ongoing recovery means ongoing growth, and I have specialized training in post-treatment issues and how to move forward. I'm also certified as a professional coach, and can proved post-treatment services even if you don't meet criterial for a substance use disorder

— Scott Spiers, Addictions Counselor

As a self compassion coach, I offer an invitation for those seeking deeper connections with self & others. If you are curious about your Inner Design, and understand your patterns of acting, reacting, and interacting, I can help. This is deep work that connects you with understanding who you are designed to be, and you begin to understand, and connect with others in a whole new way.

— Stacey Horn, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in ,

I work with creative, professional, and motivated adults to help them achieve more and feel more satisfaction. Success counseling for personal growth can help you get unstuck. Success Counseling is a goal-oriented and active process. It is aimed at not only figuring out how to achieve your goals, but also at understanding what is ultimately holding you back. Success counseling strives to heal the past, mitigate unproductive thought processes, and create positive change.

— Courtney Terrell, Counselor in Fishers, IN

Perfectionism. It's the buzzing noise, the whirlwind, the undercurrent, and the vortex of negativity going on inside of your mind and your body. You want it to stop, and you want to feel better, but some days it just doesn't work out. You don't feel like you unless things are perfect. The cloud just seems to follow you everyday around each and every corner. We can show you how to calm & relax anxiety for immediate relief. We won't just stop there. We can empower your verve.

— Matthew Braman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

You have been having (insert turning to friends and loved ones for advice, consulting “Dr. Google,” listening to podcasts and reading self-help books here). Your efforts have helped you make some progress, but the results either don’t have sticking power or you haven’t been able to see the kind of progress you would like. Therapy can help you identify your obstacles and figure out new ways to MOVE them out of your way, once and for all!

— Dr. Nichole Vincent, Clinical Psychologist

Who doesn't want to grow? We all do. What does growth mean to you? What are you seeking to get from growth? We will explore these and other ideas as you seek to make the shifts you desire.

— Dr. Jag Soni, Clinical Psychologist in Napa, CA

What's the purpose of being in therapy if not to cultivate self awareness, develop healthy habits, and grow? Life challenges are an opportunity to turn inward and explore what is most important, to develop the skill to meet stress without falling apart. I believe we can all learn to live well despite our challenges, and that addressing a personal problem with a well-matched therapist can help clients to take responsibility and live within their values.

— Rachel Fernbach, Therapist in Brooklyn, NY

Therapy is one major way to have personal growth. Whether you want to tackle past trauma, manage present challenges or work on figuring a future that works for you, therapy can help. I do not come with an agenda, and I make sure we discuss what would be most important for you in the session. My approach is strength-based and client centered putting you in the driver’s seat. Together, we will work on your goals that leads to a fulfilling and thriving life.

— Avni Panchal, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oakland, CA

If you're trying to get from Point A to Point B, but aren't really sure how to make sense of the obstacles in your way or how get past them, I want to work with you. My deepest passion is helping people find their truest and most authentic selves. Some folks have a hard time believing that living authentically is even possible, and others aren't sure what "authentic" even looks like for them. Regardless, I'm here to help you through it.

— James Cochran, Licensed Professional Counselor in Leawood, KS

Being aware of your need to balance your technology use is a great first step in the right direction. Through identifying how you want to spend your time and being more intentional with your technology, you can grow as a person in unexpected and amazing ways.

— Nora Bice, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Burbank, CA

We all have things we can work on to improve our state of being. Over time, I can help identify patterns that may be problematic in your life. Are there things holding you back in your life?

— Vickie Kulinski, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Personal Growth is a very personal experience, your needs to achieve it are unique. Over the past 12 years I've learned some people need to feel heard, validated, guided, challenged and held accountable, while others need a safe space where they receive support in doing all this for themselves. My role is to show up for my clients in a way that meets their needs, from an emotionally focused approach so they can eventually learn to trust their inner compass as their primary guide.

— Maritza Plascencia, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Tustin, CA

I empower individuals by understanding the things holding them back and challenging them to step outside of their comfort zone. I take my clients on a journey of self-exploration that is both exciting and scary, but results in feeling liberated and confident in who they are, shedding the unsavory habits and behaviors.

— Candice N. Crowley, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cincinnati, OH

In the course of each person’s therapeutic work is a stage beyond stabilization and reorganization, and that is expansion. This is not a linear process. Growth can be happening alongside the other stages, and it is a key component to steadying the changes people make throughout therapy. I am honored to facilitate and witness the growth of those I serve.

— Ginelle Krummey, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in MARSHALL, NC

Maybe you find yourself feeling "stuck", repeating patterns of relating with yourself and others that once served you as you adapted to challenging circumstances, but are now feeling ready to try something new. By finding space to hear the wisdom of your body, your inner world, and your most valued communities, we can work together to explore these patterns as you create a new story for your path forward.

— Beth Keenan, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Portland, OR