LIFE TRANSITIONS

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

Life Transitions are Inevitable 

One of the few things that is certain in this world is that change is inevitable. Change comes in many forms, how you handle it can have significant effects on your mental health. Often times these transitions are positive, such as getting married, landing a promotion, beginning college, moving to a new city for new job. Though these changes were deliberate sometimes people can have a hard time adjusting. Transitions, by their nature can be stressful. Some support and guidance from our expert therapists can help ensure success as you adjust to new circumstances.

Here are some of the common life transitions we have helped people through:

  • Beginning College

  • Starting your first career

  • Changing jobs, Promotions

  • Moving

  • New relationships

  • Break-ups and divorce

  • Becoming parents

  • Mid-life “Crisis”

  • Traumatic experiences

  • Becoming a caregiver for family members

  • Medicals issues

  • Retiring

  • Your children leaving home (empty nesters)

  • Death and grief

  • Phase of life changes

  • Educational changes

Transitions can be hard

Life transitions are inevitable, ending an old chapter and beginning a new one. Some changes are unwanted and difficult such ending of relationships, sudden medical issues, traumatic experiences, and loss. Accepting these transitions and adjusting to them can be painful. Our therapists can help support you in the process of acceptance and incorporating these changes into your life experience. Suffering is inevitable, but we can help your learn from that pain and ultimately move through it to be your best self. 

 

Many times, life transitions can activate previous issues that were not properly resolved. Doubt, insecurity, discomfort, anxiety and stress are common. Bad habits and unhelpful coping skills often become more apparent. Let our therapists help you rise to challenge and be your best, authentic self in your new circumstances.