My name is Michelle McMahon
Please call our office at 909-255-1250 to make a first-time appointment.
Most days, we are all striving to be the best versions of ourselves, but we can’t seem to find a healthy way to accomplish that. We want to be valuable to others and we want our lives to matter, but the challenges of the past seem to get in our way. Sometimes, we set goals along the way; big goals for the future and smaller goals to accomplish day-to-day tasks. Setting goals can seem so life-giving, but failing to accomplish those goals in the ways that we believe we should, can leave us feeling defeated. We want to be a good parent, sibling, friend, roommate, spouse, partner, employee, or citizen, but are left with more questions than answers. How can I become the person I think I should be?
Sometimes life sends unexpected challenges our way that can make it difficult to accomplish what we want in life. Challenges like work stress, anxiety, depression, loss and grief. Sometimes we create our own barriers because of trauma – barriers that can cause struggles with communication, intimacy, self-esteem, identity, and anger management and more. These challenges can feel isolating and sometimes paralyzing; our new goal could merely be to make it through the day. If you have ever felt this way, you don’t have to stay there. I would love to help.
On our best days, having a supportive listening ear can help us achieve greatness; and in times of deep need, a supportive listening ear can help to keep us from falling apart. My goal as your counselor is to walk beside you so that you don’t feel alone in facing the challenges that life hands you. After all, why would you face those challenges alone? My office is a safe space for you to speak your truth, work through challenging thoughts and feelings, and talk through difficult situations and circumstances. I will be there to encourage and support you on your journey; to understand where you want to be in life and where you need to be, working toward a future that includes your best self.
Lastly, as former educator, I have a passion for working with youth. While life’s unexpected challenges are difficult for adults, they can be even more overwhelming for children and teens who have not yet found their grounding in life. I would love to help your child to navigate the feelings they may be having and understand what those feelings are actually telling them. I can help them to find positive ways to cope with their struggles.
Please contact our office to set up a free 20-minute phone consultation prior to making your first appointment. I look forward to speaking with you soon. Contact me here.
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