Many individuals experience intense stress and trauma symptoms associated with extreme life events lasting up to 6 months. Hopelessness, Confusion, and fear of going "crazy" are common emotions that linger for months and years after such events. REST can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief, healing and recovery.
Depression, Anger, and fear are the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience in our lives. Dealing with grief and grief related feelings can be debilitating.
Through counseling we are able to resolve extreme emotions related to trauma grief, depression, fear, and anger related to the extreme stressors of life.
(ST) SAND TRAY is a form of therapy allowing a person's trauma to be expressed without words and for many the ability to give voice to trauma can be very difficult.
(EFT) Emotionally Focused Therapy is effective for finding real emotions and creating new meaning of the trauma in life. EFT uses several techniques that have been researched extensively and shown to be very effective in long term recovery from trauma.
(TF-CBT) Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is also well researched and has a proven track record of effecting change in trauma through the ways we think about the trauma and how the world is viewed.
(PET) Prolonged Exposure Therapy is a specific format of therapy that has shown strong history of prolonged recovery from the symptoms of PTSD. Your counselor will help determine if PET is right for you.
Today's youth face unprecedented stress related to the use of technology, the pressures of performance, and issues related to divorced parents. REST counseling believes that this generation needs assistance in developing the skills and experience in emotional management.
REST counseling works with minors age 7 and older.
Robert Ferow LPC-S is a certified adolescent trauma specialist.
Many experience addictions associated with traumatic life events. Addictions are more than just the things we put into our mouth. Addictions can include games, internet, pornography, sexual acting out, gambling, work, and In fact anything that prevents you from feeling real emotions.
REST counseling services view addiction as unhealthy ways people cope with the stressors of life. Along with learning new ways to manage stress REST will help with developing new understanding of emotions and how to use them instead of the emotion using you.
Therapy without involving the whole of human experience is lacking. REST believes that a persons faith is not only important but essential to the health and wellness of the whole person. Therefore, REST encourages its clients to openly discuss and include their faith in all forms of recovery.
Counseling the traditional face to face way is viewed as the preferred method at REST Counseling. However, online sessions are possible and are held from the safety of your own home in a convenient secure and private platform.
REST is capable of working with teens and adults in pre-adjudication and in court ordered offender counseling.
Additionally, REST is familiar with CPS case coordination with case managers
Robert Ferow LPC-S is a State of Texas LSOTP