Spark All Wellness
What We Help With
Many people seek individual psychotherapy to gain insight and understanding into their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Through therapy, they can learn to cope with difficult emotions, process past traumas and improve their relationships. It can also help individuals develop a sense of self-awareness and self-acceptance, leading to greater overall well-being.
Our team specializes in a variety of mental health concerns. Learn more below!
IS IT DIFFICULTY TO COPE WITH STRESS OR NAVIGATE CHANGE?
Adjustment disorders can leave you feeling anxious, sad, hopeless and irritable. You may experience these in response to a major life event, a career change, a new relationship or breakup, the death of someone close to you, moving and any other new or different experience. Struggling to adapt can strip you from experiencing the joy of engaging in activities you previously loved. Therapy can help you understand your emotions, process change, and develop coping strategies so you can start living a more fulfilled life. Get the support you need so you can adapt to changes in your life.
Are you facing changes in life that are creating feelings of overwhelm, stress or uncertainty?
Navigating life transitions can be a turbulent and complex experience. Whether it is dealing with the pain of a divorce, a move, a career change, marriage, the birth of a child, a loss, or retirement, the emotional rollercoaster of these transitions can be overwhelming. With support these experiences can be navigated with more ease and understanding. Therapy can help you process the emotions you are experiencing, manage your stress levels and help you cope with the challenges associated with shifting roles. We can help you feel more confident in your ability to handle and navigate future life transitions with less overwhelm and provide greater clarity about the emotions you’re facing
DO YOU EXPERIENCE INTENSE ANGER OR HAVE DIFFICULTIES CONTROLLING YOUR TEMPER?
Anger is a normal human emotion. However, uncontrollable and frequent anger can lead to conflicts in your relationships, problems at work, or even legal issues. Therapy offers a safe and supportive environment to understand the root causes of anger and to start developing healthy coping strategies. With support, you can learn to control and express anger in a healthy and constructive way. Regain control of your temper and life with anger management therapy.
Is anxiety keeping you from living the life you want?
Anxiety symptoms can feel like excessive worry, dread or fear. It can cause muscle tension, sweating, and trouble sleeping and is often associated with a sense of disconnection from things you once enjoyed. Therapy can help you manage your anxiety with the help of the right tools, strategies and support you need to better understand and cope with your feelings. We can help gain control and feel relief so you can get let your best self shine.
Do you feel a sense of restless or find it difficult to stay focused on tasks?
Are you forgetful, distracted, or struggling with time management or organization? ADHD can be debilitating and impact your ability to function day-to-day. It can affect all areas of life from social to academic to careers. Therapy can help you gain practical skills and learn strategies to manage your symptoms. If you are ready to get the healing you need to let your best self shine, get in touch with Spark All Wellness.
Does saying no make you uncomfortable or lead to ruminating thoughts?
Setting boundaries in your personal and professional lives can be challenging and overwhelming. It can feel uncomfortable to say ‘no’ or to establish limits with others. This is particularly common if you tend to avoid conflict and have people-pleasing tendencies. When you fail to set boundaries, you are prioritizing the needs of others rather than yourself. This can lead to feelings of overwhelm, resentment and a deep sense that you are being taken advantage of. Boundaries are an important part of any healthy relationship, be it with yourself or others. Therapy can help you learn to set boundaries in a way you feel confident about. Together, we can explore the root causes of why it is difficult to set boundaries and develop skills and strategies to set healthy boundaries in the future. Learn to say ‘no’ with confidence.
DO YOU FIND IT DIFFICULT TO IDENTIFY AND EXPRESS YOUR NEEDS?
Difficulties with communication can cause you to push your boundaries. Communication challenges make it difficult to express your needs and desires and navigate conflicts with other people. As a result, you may feel resentment, frustration or a deep sense that you are being taken advantage of. There are many reasons why people struggle with communication and boundary setting. With therapy, you can uncover why it is difficult to communicate effectively and set boundaries, allows you to develop strategies, and learn skills so you can improve your relationships, enhance your well-being and elevate your self-esteem. Our team is here to help!
Does your child consistently challenge or push social standards or rules?
Conduct disorders are characterized by a general disregard for others and can lead to difficulties in following rules or behaving in ways that are generally socially acceptable. Individuals with conduct disorders generally engage in patterns that go against rules, social norms, or violate the rights of others. Although expressed differently, behaviors may include aggression towards other people, vandalizing property, deceiving, bullying, threatening, manipulation, theft, and intentional rule breaking. Commonly, individuals with conduct disorders don’t feel or express remorse for their actions.
Individuals with conduct disorders may feel anger, helplessness or frustration. These feelings are often shared by parents, guardians or other individuals involved in the individual’s life. Conduct disorders can significantly impact an individual’s ability to function day-to-day including challenges in the home, at school, or social situations.
Therapy is helpful for individuals with conduct disorders as well as their support system. It is effective in helping individuals develop self-awareness, emotional regulation, and coping strategies. Therapy can also help family members/guardians develop strategies for navigating the behaviors resulting from a conduct disorder as well as improve communication and relationships. We are here to support you, your family, and your child navigate the emotions and behaviors resulting from conduct disorders.
HAS YOUR LIFE BEEN SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED BY CHRONIC PAIN OR ILLNESS
Chronic pain or being diagnosed with a chronic illness can impact the way in which you live your day-to-day life. It may require you to create new habits, prevent you from doing activities you previously loved, or you may experience guilt as a result of needing additional support from people around you. Therapy can help you navigate the changes experienced as a result of pain or illness. We can help you navigate challenges so you can start feeling better and enjoying life again.
HAVE YOU LOST SOME OR ALL OF THE JOY YOU USED TO EXPERIENCE?
Depression robs you of your vitality and makes it difficult to connect with others. When it is mild or moderate, depression feels like a constant obstacle that seems to take too much energy to get around. Depression symptoms can manifest as feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a lack of energy or interest in activities that were once enjoyable. Physical symptoms can include changes in appetite, fatigue, and trouble sleeping. Emotionally, depression can leave you feeling isolated and alone. Therapy can be helpful in treating depression by providing support, understanding, and coping strategies. We are here to help you genuinely believe in your self-worth again.
ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO MOVE FORWARD AFTER A LOSS OR IS YOUR GRIEF TOO MUCH TO HANDLE ON YOUR OWN?
Grief and loss can be overwhelming. Significant events can bring up a range of emotions including sadness, anger, guilt and confusion. It’s common to feel isolated and disconnected from the people around you. Therapy can help you to manage those feelings and work through them in a safe environment. You can explore why you feel the way you do, develop healthier coping mechanisms and ultimately take the steps to move forward at a pace that works for you. You don’t have to face your pain alone.
Do you experience intrusive and unwanted thoughts, images or impulses?
Do these lead to you engaging in repetitive behaviors or mental acts to curb anxiety? With OCD, people are compelled to perform behaviors despite knowing their thoughts are irrational. This can result in feelings of guilt, shame, and anxiety.
Therapy can help you reduce the anxiety that results from obsessions and compulsions, explore and rework your thought patterns, and ultimately learn to accept yourself as you are. Book an appointment or request a free consultation to get started.
Does your child experience persistent patterns of anger, irritability, or argumentativeness against people of authority?
These behaviors are associated with ODD and typically begin in childhood. ODD can lead to challenges in the home, at school, or in social situations. An individual with ODD may experience conflict with parents, teachers, adults or other people perceived as authority figures. Although some level of defiance is common in children, ODD interferes with daily functioning and can cause strain in the home. Common behaviors of someone with ODD includes constant arguing with authority figures; frequent temper tantrums; challenging rules and requests; blaming others for their own misbehavior; activating out of spite; and deliberately engaging in behaviors to annoy others.
Therapy can help individuals with ODD by helping them process emotions, develop coping strategies, and problem-solving skills. Therapy is also helpful for family members or guardians of an individual with ODD by helping them understand behaviors and develop skills to set appropriate limits while maintaining a nurturing and structured environment. We are here to help you understand your child so you feel more in control.
Has your experience with abuse kept you from living with any type of normalcy?
The effects of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse can be devastating and far-reaching. Victims of this type of trauma often experience feelings of guilt, shame, depression, anger, fear, and isolation. They may also have difficulty trusting others or forming intimate relationships. All these challenges can make it difficult to cope with day-to-day life.
Therapy can be a powerful tool in helping you heal from abuse. We can provide a safe space for you to process difficult emotions and experiences and we can help create strategies for managing anxiety, developing self-esteem, and forming healthier relationships. When you’re ready to take the first step towards healing – we can help.
DO YOU FEEL ANXIOUS OR OVERWHELMED IN YOUR NEW ROLE AS A MOTHER?
The emotional intensity that we experience as new parents might be truly unmatched. And yet – this can be a time of intense difficulty for many parents. It’s not common to feel a range of emotions after giving birth ranging from sadness, guilt, overwhelm, worry and fear. These intense feelings can make it difficult to care for your baby, perform daily tasks, take care of yourself, and maintain healthy and fruitful relationships with your partner and loved ones. Give yourself the love and permission to learn as you go. Postpartum depression and anxiety therapy can help you get your life back. Together, we can work towards stopping intrusive thoughts, rediscovering yourself, and giving yourself grace as you transition into parenthood.
Are you experiencing persistent sadness, guilt or struggling to bond with your baby?
For many new moms, adapting to motherhood can be difficult. It’s not uncommon to face unexpected challenges as you develop a new routine. With postpartum depression you may experience low mood, excessing crying or tearfulness, feelings of guilt or worthlessness as a new mom, difficulties in bonding with your baby, irritability, anger, or loneliness.
Postpartum Depression can be experienced within the first few months of giving birth, but may also develop over a longer period of time. It’s often described as a longer-lasting and more severe form of the “baby blues”. There are many reasons individuals experience Postpartum Depression including changes in hormones, sleep deprivation, emotional changes resulting from new routines and interpersonal dynamics, history of other mental health challenges, and environmental factors such as lack of social support, finances, and complications experienced during pregnancy.
Therapy can help you adjust to all the feelings you are experiencing as a new mom by providing emotional support, guidance, and coping strategies. You don’t have to adjust to motherhood alone. We are here to support you!
Are you experiencing overwhelming emotions as the result of pregnancy loss?
The unexpected loss during pregnancy can lead to significant physical and intense emotional pain. You may be experiencing feelings of sadness, grief, anger, anxiety, helplessness, and loneliness. These feelings can impair your ability to function day-to-day.
For some people, social circles, including partners, family members, and friends, provide the support they need to work through their feelings. Other people may benefit from seeking additional support with therapy. Therapy offers a safe space to process emotions and develop strategies to help you move forward. If you’re looking for a space to feel validated in your experience and to work through your emotions, we are here to help.
IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP DIFFERENT THAN IT ONCE WAS? ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO RECONNECT OR GROW STRONGER TOGETHER
Relationships can be complicated. Despite being in a partnership, you may find yourself feeling lost and alone. You may be struggling with communication difficulties, trust issues, conflicts, or feeling emotionally disconnected from your partner. These challenges can impact your daily life, causing feelings of sadness, frustration, and anxiety. Therapy can offer you a supportive and safe space to work through your challenges, develop healthy communication skills, build trust, and address conflicts in a constructive manner. Learn to set healthy boundaries and develop tools and support you need to create the connection you crave. It’s time to break the negative cycle & bring back the joy & laughter that used to come so easily
IS IT CONSISTENTLY DIFFICULT TO FALL OR STAY ASLEEP?
Sleep disorders can affect the quality, timing and/or duration of your sleep. You may find yourself dreading bedtime because it’s going to be another long night of tossing and turning, waking up and not being able to fall back asleep, or waking up earlier than you want or need to be. Sleep challenges can impact all areas of life and ultimately your overall health and well-being. Lack of sleep can lead to daytime sleepiness, difficulty concentrating, and irritability. Therapy can help you understand what is causing sleep problems and help you develop better sleep hygiene. Learn to gain control of your sleep cycle so you feel more rested and live a better quality life!
DO YOU AVOID, FEAR OR FEEL SELF-CONSCIOUS IN SOCIAL SITUATIONS?
Social anxiety can cause you to worry excessively about being scrutinized by others and may lead to you avoiding social situations altogether. It can leave you feeling nervous, self-conscious, and embarrassed even in non-threatening situations. Therapy can help you identify and challenge negative thought patterns and beliefs which contribute to social anxiety. We can help you develop a more positive self-image so you can show up confidently in social situations. Start enjoying time with friends, colleagues, and loved ones again. Put anxiety in its place!
ARE YOU OVERWHELMED BY ENDLESS TO-DO LISTS AND COMPETING PRIORITIES?
Stress is a normal human emotion and can be beneficial. However, chronic stress or the inability to manage stress can bring up a range of emotions including anxiousness, frustration and exhaustion. When you’re in a constant heightened state, you may start to shut down and feel disconnected from the people around you. Therapy can help you explore why you feel the way you do, develop healthier coping mechanisms and give you the tools you need to manage your current situation and start living with more ease. We can help you make changes – one step at a time
IS A PAST EVENT IN YOUR LIFE KEEPING YOU FROM MOVING FORWARD?
Trauma can cause symptoms such as intrusive memories, avoidance behaviors, hypervigilance, and feelings of anxiety, guilt or shame. Emotional and physical responses to trauma can impact your daily life and relationships that are important to you. Therapy can help individuals who have experienced trauma process their experiences and develop healthy coping mechanisms. With therapy, you may experience a greater sense of control, which leads to improved relationships, a stronger sense of self-worth, and a renewed sense of hope for the future.
IS YOUR GREATEST SOURCE OF STRESS COMING FROM OUTSIDE THE HOME?
Workplace issues and career challenges can bring up feelings of inadequacy, anxiety, and imposter syndrome. Feeling stuck in your job, experiencing workplace conflict or harassment, not being fulfilled in your career, or transitioning into a new role can impact your mood and stress levels. It is hard to know who to turn to for help with addressing difficult bosses, finding purpose in your work or figuring out if a career move is the right one for you. Therapy can provide the support you need to navigate these challenges. Find greater balance in your life, recognize your personal strengths, and gain clarity on how to best address difficult situations you might be facing.