What’s the difference between a coach and a counselor?
– The approach is often different. Counselors deal with issues such as stress, depression, anxiety, and trauma.
– With coaching, clients are working to achieve a particular goal in a certain area of their life.
-Coaching sessions are not covered by most insurance plans. In my practice I, along with my partner, coach couples with the emphasis on relationship and marital goals.
What can I expect in my first session?
– You can expect the therapist to ask questions to learn about your past and to determine what brought you to therapy.
-You can expect compassion, your therapist full attention, and information concerning the therapeutic process.
– If there’s information being asked that you are not comfortable answering, that okay. Just let the therapist know.
Why should you work with Martha?
– I will bring my A game to each and every session with the sole purpose of helping you accomplish whatever goals that you have set for yourself.
– I will NOT double book sessions causing my clients extended wait time. Your time is precious, and I will respect that boundary.
– I’m a naturally curious free thinker who will bring new perspectives and new ways of looking at old situations all with the purpose of personal growth.
– My virtual sessions make counseling accessible to my clients no matter where they are on planet earth.
– I view my client’s stories and experiences as sacred and honor the privilege of partaking in your journey of healing.
What if I can not afford counseling?
– Check if you or your spouse’s employer has an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
– EAP is an employee benefit that allows anywhere from up to 8 sessions without any out of pocket costs..
-Speak with your tax professional to see if you could deduct therapy expenses from your taxes as an out-of-pocket health expense.