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Therapeutic Counseling

At Manning Psychological Services the approach to therapy is one which focuses on helping individuals better understand, and learn how to change, problematic feelings and behaviors. By providing support in making lifestyle changes, and insights into how thoughts, feelings and behaviors are all related, Dr. Manning helps clients to effectively address the difficulties which have led them to counseling. However, as every individual and situation is unique, the therapeutic goal and counseling techniques utilized are specifically tailored for each client.

Regardless of the concern which has brought an individual to counseling, at Manning Psychological Services the therapeutic process is always conducted in a caring and supportive environment. It is within such an atmosphere that you, or your child, can feel comfortable in working through the present concern.

Who Can Benefit from Counseling?
Many individuals can benefit from therapeutic counseling services. Research has shown that counseling can be an effective means for helping to improve a variety of emotional, behavioral, and educational concerns. At Manning Psychological Services individual counseling is available for older children, adolescents, and adults.

What is the Format for Therapy Sessions?
Counseling is typically conducted during individual sessions, with meetings lasting between 45 and 50 minutes.

What is a Psychological Consultation?
In addition to providing assessments and individual therapy, Manning Psychological Services is available to provide consultation to parents and organizations who are struggling to understand and meet the unique needs of children and/or individuals with disabilities. Consultation is process which allows parents, educators, and other professionals the opportunity to meet and discuss specific concerns with a psychologist. The goal of this process is to provide a parent or professional with a better understanding of the problems they are faced with, and to develop strategies for managing these difficulties.