“Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. There are no limits to what you can achieve on your journey through life, except in your mind.” —Roy T. Bennett

Life Transitions Counseling

You have been through so much lately. The world feels like it is on top of you. It is hard to keep it together and do what you need to do for others. You don’t feel like yourself and it is difficult to know which direction to head. It is difficult to make the important decisions you need to prioritize right now.

Perhaps you are going through a divorce and are navigating the single life as an adult. You may have lost a loved one. Maybe your children are moving out of your home and you’re not ready for the ’empty nest’ years. You could be between careers, a change you never saw coming. There are some things in life that are much harder than others. These life changes can be overwhelming, making it difficult to know which way to go. This can leave you feeling lost and stuck. Having a counselor who knows what you’re going through can make all the difference.

No matter what it is, there are sometimes in life that are much harder than others. These life changes can be overwhelming, making it difficult to know which way to go. This can leave you feeling lost and stuck. In such times, having a counselor who specializes in difficult life changes can make all of the difference.

Life Transitions Counseling Can Help

I will stay with you through this transition. The goal is to guide you to the discovery of what life can look like in your next chapter.

life changes can be overwhelming, making it difficult to know which way to go. Empower Counseling can help you through these transitions.

Signs That You Need Life Transitions Counseling in Birmingham, AL

A woman stands in a crowd having a panic attack. She has decided it's time to start counseling for life transitions in Birmingham, AL 35532 with a counselor at Empower Counseling.

Everyone experiences difficulty during big transitions. Here are some signs that it is time to get help. A few common examples are:

  • Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
  • You can’t get anything done
  • You feel scattered and all over the place
  • Nausea or upset stomach; or eating more than usual
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Persistent or excessive worry
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Muscle tension
  • Difficulty making decisions
  • Hard to get out of bed
  • No interest in things

Life Transitions Counseling Could Be the Answer for You

I can help. You do not have to go down this path alone. Empower Counseling specializes in easing clients through difficult life transitions. This is what I do. I have seen clients come in feeling like the world was on top of them. These clients went from experiencing difficulty levels of 8 or 9 go to a difficulty level of 0-2. My clients come in feeling like they could not do anything right. By the end of our work together, they have clarity and organization. Some clients have come to Empower Counseling feeling helpless, like they could not change their situation. Those same clients leave feeling confident in their ability to take charge of their lives.

A woman cycles through the countryside. She is feeling much happier after beginning counseling for life transitions in Birmingham,AL 35532 with Empower Counseling.

My Approach to Life Transitions Counseling

Life Transition Couseling by Empower Counseling of Birmingham, AL

Empower Counseling uses Acceptance Commitment Therapy to ease you through difficult life transitions.

Empower Counseling uses therapy methods that work to help you through this difficult time of transition. ACT is a unique model of counseling and coaching. This model, based on mindfulness and values that set you up for complete well-being. ACT therapy does relieve the symptoms you are experiencing, but the aim of ACT is so much greater than that.

ACT Therapy will ease you through your difficult life transition.

Additionally, you learn exactly what direction you want to take in your life. From there, you’ll understand the actions that will get you there. You will find clarity and move away from feeling scattered. Throughout this journey, you will move toward living with mindfulness, intention, and organization.

Why haven’t you started counseling for difficult life transitions?

Considering your capabilities, you’re thinking “I should be able to handle this on my own.” Right?

There is nothing wrong with asking for help. We all need help during difficult times. There are two options. One, you can struggle through your difficulties alone. Two, you can have me right there with you easing your pain. I’ll help you find the direction toward an organized, intentional, and better life.

After checking your bank account, you’re thinking, “I can’t afford counseling.”

What is a better quality of life worth? There isn’t anything else you could spend your money on right now that could change your life for the better. Investing in your mental health and happiness will reap benefits in all areas of your life. Counseling can help you become mindful, intentional, and organized. This, in return, will increase your productivity.

Life Transition Couseling by Empower Counseling of Birmingham, AL

Looking at your calendar you realize, “I don’t have time for counseling.”

But, Empower Counseling offers in-person and online therapy. So, if you don’t want to spend the extra time driving, all you need is 50 min each week to improve your life. Then, you will make up for any time spent in counseling with newfound clarity and organization.

A young woman smiles while looking at her laptop. She is satisfied with her choice to start counseling for life transitions with Empower Counseling in Birmingham, AL 35532

Starting Life Transistions Counseling in the Birmingham Area 35223

You don’t have to struggle through life and difficult transitions alone. Counseling can help you find clarity and get back on track living your best life. Our caring therapists that help clients get through difficult life transitions. To start your counseling journey, follow these simple steps:

  1. Contact Empower Counseling by filling out an appointment request.
  2. Get to know me, Kathryn, your Birmingham counselor.
  3. Start finding the joy in your new life.

I am advanced trained in using Acceptance Commitment Therapy

Learn about the wonderful benefits ACT can bring you. You’ll be amazed how quickly you become unstuck.

Let Empower Counseling help you become unstuck and move through your difficult life transistions.

Other Mental Health Services in the Birmingham, AL Area

Counseling for life transitions isn’t the only service I offer. At my Birmingham counseling clinic, I provide many services to make sure you have what you need. I could use anxiety or depression counseling to help get you through the bumps in the road. To navigate new experiences, I provide therapy for teens. To foster professional development, I offer counseling for professionals. Also, I provide technology addiction therapy to help create healthy boundaries with technology. You can live your best life, even after things change. What are you waiting for?