Lotus Health And Well-being
As a lifelong educator and meditator I approach counseling from two perspectives: reflection and learning.
When we pause and reflect on the situation that is problematic, we begin to learn and make informed decisions about how to move forward in our lives, relationships, and the presenting situation.
We have the capacity to make changes in our thinking and behaviors that will improve the quality of our lives and our "happiness quotient."
Assisting others in setting and obtaining measurable goals in their lives and relationships that produce a more satisfactory and sustainable balance in life.
Masters in Counseling Psychology
Twelve years in agency counseling and/or private practice
Public education as a counselor and educator
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
One half hour free consult.
Appointment Scheduling (Online currently)
Teaching better communication skills
Wellness inquiry and coaching when needed
Decision-making about continuance (or not) based on agreements and the interest and needs of the client.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Masters in Counseling Psycholgy-University of Colorado
Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.
Sixty five per hour with a sliding scale based on circumstances.
I will try to make the counseling affordable and offer some discounts.
How did you get started in this business?
Since my youth I have had an interest in the value of open communication and self-reflection and how those qualities can impact positive change in self and others.
I noticed that many people in my family and life were not able to self-reflect or communicate honestly with themselves and others. I witnessed the pain, confusion, and chaos that it caused.
I pursued my Master's in Educational Psychology to learn the skills necessary to actualize the ability to benefit others through education and counseling.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I have helped couples, families, individuals, teens and children in my practice.
I also have experience with successful grief, trauma, and addictions counseling.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
My first novel Out of Control by Kate Lion (my pen name) was published. It is a fictional account of a family in crisis over a family member's addiction. There are many self-help resources embedded in the narrative. I call this type of writing "biblio-therapeutic literature."
The book has begun to receive positive reviews. It is available on Amazon.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?
Take advantage of the free consultation that therapists offer and make your decision whether or not to go forward after that meeting.
What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?
What is your approach to the counseling?
How will I (we) know if the counseling is effective?
How will I (we) know whether to continue or end the counseling?
Does our mutual availability work for my (our) schedule?