Work Performance

One major reason people seek my help has to do with various work concerns and challenges.  Psychotherapy can be a highly effective way of addressing this area, incorporating aspects of career coaching with a deeper, more personal focus on your personality dynamics and how these might interface with your work life and hold you back in various ways.

What issues do I treat?

What  might bring someone to treatment of course vary greatly, but below is a short list of work issues that can be helped through psychological consultation:

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
— Alice Walker
  • feeling stuck or trapped in your job or career
  • difficulty finding or holding onto employment
  • challenges in establishing and maintaining  productive work relationships
  • trouble with assertiveness and self-advocacy
  • wanting to learn how to have difficult conversations more effectively
  • navigating work politics
  • chronic worry/anxiety about losing one's job
  • having trouble "turning off" work / ruminative thinking
  • difficulty balancing work and personal life
  • chronic anger in the workplace