Tag: About Therapy

Getting Started with us

Are you considering starting counseling but unsure where to start?  Perhaps you’re curious about costs involved, how to schedule your first appointment, or what to expect out of the process.  We can walk you through the steps and offer a $25 dollar initial in-person session. We do this so you can determine whether or not “Float on Counseling” will be a good fit for you.  We are located in the Carrollwood area in Tampa and provide individual counseling services in a private, relaxed, and non-judgmental setting.  Scheduling availability is flexible. Read more

Well-Adjusted People Benefit from Therapy, too

 

Although a lot has been done in recent years to decrease the stigma associated with therapy, seeking a professional for mental health – or “mental help” – still comes along with a good deal of assumptions.  One of them being that therapy is for people who really need it; the broken, sad, helpless, or mentally ill.  In reality, there are a ton of well-adjusted and happy people in therapy.  These tend to be the kind of people who really understand the benefit of good therapy – the value and even higher quality of life that can come along with the kind of self-growth that takes place in the therapeutic setting. Below are a five reasons to seek therapy – even if everything in life is generally good. Read more

7 Ways to get the Most out of Therapy

 

So you’re considering starting or have already decided to start therapy. First of all, that’s awesome! The ability to seek and accept help (whether it be from a friend, family member, or professional), is not always easy. It means having to step outside of your comfort zone. In having to acknowledge to yourself and to someone else that you can’t do something on your own, feelings of vulnerability or weakness may surface. Quite contrary to those feelings, though, the opposite is true. The ability to ask for help is a strength. The inability or refusal to ask for help is only a function of fear that prevents us from moving forward. Read more

Five Ways Therapy can Help you Find a Healthy and Fulfilling Relationship

“Swiping right” is easy enough, but finding a healthy, fulfilling, happy, long-lasting relationship – not so much! The fact is, humans are complex and emotional creatures…and dating can be hard! In a murky “sea full of fish”, the pickins can seem not so “plenty” and it can be hard to know which direction to swim. In some cases, social and family pressure only add to the stress associated with finding a good “match”. For some people, therapy is a good start and can lead to the kind of self-growth and positive change that might be necessary to build (or rebuild) a foundation for a healthy relationship. Read more

Getting Past the Barrier of Low Motivation

One of the things I see people struggle with most is lack of motivation.  This ultimately leads to a vicious cycle of procrastination, …

Teletherapy: What it is, Benefits, and How it Works

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing recommendations, people are opting to (or being told to) stay at home.  …

Our Efforts to Support Tampa Bay

Just like that, everything has changed.  Jobs are being lost, local businesses are being forced to shut down, lives are …