Therapy for Adults

No matter what happens in life, you’ll never have to face it alone.

You matter. You’re never alone. We care about you.

How are you REALLY feeling?

You might be exhausted. Maybe tired of faking it. Maybe you just need space. Feeling stuck. And maybe a little unsure about beginning therapy. We get it. We’ve been there. We all have hard things to figure out. In a world where it seems like everyone else has it “all figured out,” it’s so easy to make comparisons and begin to feel insecure about our life plans, accomplishments, identities, careers, relationships, and overall life journeys. Feeling stressed and overwhelmed becomes your normal and you begin to wonder if it’s always going to be this way. The truth is that stress is unavoidable, but there are many things you can do to reclaim your happiness and feel more like yourself again. It’s possible to take back control and make life fun again with the right support and space where you can unapologetically be your authentic self – where you can yell, scream, cry, swear, vent, share deepest secrets, and truly express yourself – without any judgment.

Therapy is a sacred space. It’s unlike anything else. It’s the one area of your life where you never have to worry about the reactions or thoughts from the person sitting across from you, because you know that person is solely committed to YOUR journey, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Therapy is the one space in your life where the focus and energy is 100% on you, your happiness, your life fulfillment, and your journey through whatever challenges you face. There’s problem-solving, deep reflections, self-understanding, skill-building, empowerment, and a thousand other little moments that can be transformative for becoming be a better version of yourself.

At River Oaks Psychology. our dedicated team of compassionate therapists is committed to providing you with a supportive and understanding space where you don’t have to ever feel alone. With us, you can share your inner experiences, explore your authentic emotions, and find solace as we navigate challenges together and discover your unique strengths. Whether you’re struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, grief, substance use, an eating disorder, low self-esteem, simply seeking personal growth, or any other number of concerns, we tailor our support to meet your personalized needs. Through a collaborative therapeutic relationship, we work together to help you find healing, build resilience, and achieve a greater sense of well-being.

We want you to know that however you show up in session – however you feel, however you act, however you choose to express yourself – we’re paying attention and we care about you. We are accepting you. We’re honoring your experience. We’re listening. Sometimes we cry in therapy. Sometimes we laugh in therapy. Sometimes we say things that we wouldn’t dare to say to our family or friends. We want you to forget about the outside world and just talk to us, person to person.

30 ways therapy can help you…

  1. Improving your coping skills and strategies for stress-management
  2. Creating effective treatment plans for anxiety and depression
  3. Gaining a greater sense of hope, optimism, and belief in your abilities
  4. Enhancing your ability to express and regulate uncomfortable emotions
  5. Processing difficult experiences such as significant life changes or losses
  6. Strengthening your ability to accept things beyond your control
  7. Developing empowerment skills or strengthening your personal identity
  8. Allowing for a consistent, non-judgmental space to talk through challenges
  9. Building a positive connection to a trusted professional who really cares about you
  10. Increasing feelings of interpersonal trust or overcoming social insecurities
  11. Building personal confidence and self-esteem in all areas of your life
  12. Balancing time for work, family, friends, hobbies, and other obligations
  13. Processing thoughts and feelings related to career development
  14. Exploring past and current friendships or learning skills for making friends
  15. Processing dating experiences or discovering ways to build more fulfilling relationships
  16. Helping to understand and overcome challenges within a family or circle of friends
  17. Working to embrace greater self-understanding, purpose, and clearer life goals
  18. Developing skills and strategies for handling anger, frustration, or resentment
  19. Confronting issues such as work difficulties or other adult hardships
  20. Talking about sensitive issues like unresolved childhood trauma, abuse, or neglect
  21. Addressing problems relating to eating behaviors, sleeping patterns, and overall self-care
  22. Discussing experiences relating to domestic violence or relationship pressures
  23. Overcoming educational stress, such as attending college or graduate school
  24. Fostering a healthy grieving process after experiencing a loss of a loved one or pet
  25. Addressing emotional challenges such as panic attacks, frequent tearfulness, or anger outbursts
  26. Assessing for signs of alcoholism or addiction and creating plans to target these concerns
  27. Improving communication skills and learning how to be more assertive in your life
  28. Confronting issues like obsessive-compulsive problems, perfectionism, or people-pleasing
  29. Healing from trauma and developing a stronger ability to accept painful experiences
  30. Working to free yourself from self-defeating habits, distorted thinking, and unwanted behaviors

Not sure if therapy is right for you? Let’s talk about it. 

We can help you answer:

  • What is my purpose in life?
  • How do I know what I want to do with my life?
  • How can I build fulfilling relationships?
  • How can I talk to my boss about my unhappiness at work?
  • How can I say “no” to things and not feel guilty about it?
  • Why do I feel like my friends aren’t really there for me?
  • How can I manage my anxiety and trouble sleeping?
  • Why does it feel I can never relax?
  • Why do I always seem to pursue things that aren’t good for me?
  • How can I overcome my perfectionism?
  • Why does it feel like I’m never good enough?
  • How can I move forward from a major relationship ending?
  • How can I feel more empowered in my own skin?
  • How can I use recreation to help me manage stress?
  • What does it always feel like other people don’t understand me?
  • What should I do if I want to “breakup” with a friend?
  • How can I get along better with my adult siblings?
  • How can I manage my fears about my kids growing up?
  • When am I going to feel confident in my job?
  • Is it okay if I want to change my career direction?
  • How can I get a handle on my financial difficulties?
  • How can I build greater self-confidence as a new parent?
  • Why am I not interested in things I used to like?
  • How should I plan for the next phase of my life?
  • Why do I still have concerns about my body image?
  • Am I ever going to “get over” my childhood trauma?
  • Should I be worried about my partner’s behavior toward me?
  • How can I stop binge eating / drinking / using substances?
  • Why do I still feel upset that my parents are divorced?
  • Why do I hate family holidays so much?
  • How can I set social boundaries and still be polite?
  • Why does it feel like my mind is always racing?
  • How can I overcome social anxiety and put myself out there more?
  • Why did someone I love leave me / hurt me?
  • How can I get more sleep and actually feel like I have energy?
  • How can I talk to my partner about my mental health?
  • Why do I feel so tired in the mornings?
  • Why is it so hard to trust people?
  • How can I work on my parenting skills?
  • Why is it so hard to not compare myself to others?
  • How can I reduce my tendency to spend too much money?
  • Why does it feel like I never have enough time for myself?
  • What can I do when I feel lonely, disappointed, overwhelmed, or angry?
  • How can I actually balance everything going on in my life?
  • Why is it so hard for me to accept things I know I can’t change?
  • How can I get back to experiencing joy again?

Life is hard enough. Don’t do it alone. We truly just want to help you feel better, however that looks for you.