Lifestyle Management

Get caring, objective advice from a licensed therapist on any aspect of life. 

Healthy Lifestyle

A lifestyle consultation is an opportunity to examine any issue in your life, although you need not identify a specific concern to benefit from a consultation. Use this time to explore your thoughts and attitudes, gain a fresh perspective or develop a personal action plan. Frequently addressed areas include:

  • Alcohol and health
  • Anger management
  • Body image
  • Caregiving
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Coping with illness
  • Dream exploration
  • Ecopsychology
  • Grief and loss
  • Life transitions
  • Parenting
  • Personal harmony
  • Step-parenting
  • Retirement
  • Self-esteem
  • Sports performance
  • Work in balance
  • $165 for 50 minutes
Stress Management

Improve your health and your life by learning to better handle your reactions to stress.

  • $165 for 50 minutes
Building Better Relationships

Healthy, loving relationships are a source of joy and well-being, but your closest relationships can also be difficult, disappointing or overwhelming. Clarify the underlying challenges, identify alternative communication strategies and develop skills to enhance any relationship. 50 minutes

Note: You may take this service alone, or with a partner, spouse, parent, sibling or other family members. (An additional fee will apply for more than one guest.)

  • $165 for individual
    $260 for couples
Exercise & Motivation
Have you ever said, “I know what to do, but I just don’t do it”? To get the results you want, you may need to explore how your personality promotes or inhibits exercise. This focused, two-part service can help you reach your goals.
 
Part I – Complete a short questionnaire outlining your personal fitness preferences. 25 minutes.
 
Part II – With a licensed therapist, review your entire exercise history to identify keys to your past periods of success and vulnerability. 50 minutes.
 
Part III – Meet with an exercise physiologist or certified fitness instructor to design a customized program that “fits.” Together, you’ll create a program that balances exercise that creates health and longevity with activities that suit your personality and work with your personal style. 50 minutes.
 
  • $310 for Parts I II and III
Relationships with Food

Gain a clearer understanding of the psychology, biology and emotions that determine your eating habits. Learn to deal more successfully with out-of-control eating, motivational setbacks, frustration and relapse with practical tools and strategies. Topics may include emotional or binge eating, the effect of past experiences on your eating, stress eating, body image, changing habits and mindful eating.

  • $165 for 50 minutes
Sexuality, Intimacy & Passion

Psychological factors and lifestyle may contribute to loss of sexual desire, difficulty in achieving orgasm and other sexual problems. A licensed therapist will help you explore your struggles and concerns regarding sexual satisfaction, comfort and fulfillment. The goal of this consultation is to improve your understanding of your individual sexual mosaic, and thus your sexual function and enjoyment. Common areas of focus include: body image and sexual fulfillment, coping with disabilities, menopause and sex, sexual boredom and inhibitions.

Note: Additional fee for partner to attend

  • $180 for 50 minutes
Sleep Enhancement/Insomnia

Sleep problems may be the most common health concern today. Untreated, they can slowly erode mental and physical well-being, leading to serious consequences. A consultation may be helpful if you suffer from insomnia or if you regularly need pills to sleep. A licensed therapist examines the nature and degree of your problem and offers suggestions to overcome it.

  • $165 for 50 minutes
Smoking & Your Health: Readiness, Choices, Plans

If you are a smoker and you’re ready to address this problem, we can help you develop concepts and action plans for either reduction or cessation of smoking. A complimentary consultation is available.

Note: If smoking cessation is one of your main goals, consider one or more of the following services – Hypnotherapy, Acupuncture, Stress Management and breathing classes or an Optimal Living® package (see Health Packages).

  • $165 for 50 minutes