Shirley Lawyer-Hellman, professional counselor, substance abuse specialist and owner of InnerQuest Health Center, announced that she’s offering free 30-minute consultations for mental health services. The premiere counseling center provides services for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.
“I want to help empower and inform your healing journey,” said Lawyer-Hellman. “The free consultation provides people with the means to determine if we’re a good fit for each other during the counseling process.”
Lawyer-Hellman is licensed by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists and is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She provides sessions to assist people with finding solutions to meet the challenges they face and make lasting change. Lawyer-Hellman understands how hectic life can be and offers flexible hours to accommodate the needs of clients.
Individuals are beset by a variety of conditions that cause stress and anxiety that can seriously affect their quality of life. Lawyer-Hellman helps clients arrive at practical, real-world solutions to cope with and address issues ranging from grief, trauma and substance abuse to problems specific to teens, adolescents and those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
The demands of home, work and interpersonal relationships can create a significant amount of stress and anxiety that often leads to a sense of helplessness and depression. Lawyer-Hellman works with clients in a multitude of situations to gain insight, perspective, and maintain sobriety.
Lawyer-Hellman specializes in improving relationships with children and partners. As clients arrive as self-realization, they learn skills and techniques that can also be applied when dealing with co-workers and friends. People struggling with grief and loss have unique and distinctive needs that are provided for during counseling sessions.
Some traumas are easy to pinpoint, but other traumatic events may lie buried in the mind for decades. Clients at InnerQuest Health Center have access to Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EDMR), a therapeutic method that aids individuals with buried trauma. The eight-phase treatment is effective in helping clients access, process and resolve adverse experiences and traumatic memories that prohibits them from living a full and robust life.
Few situations are more trying than integrating the lives of two people into a harmonic whole. Couples seek treatment at the Center for problems and difficulties with all aspects of their partnership. The Center provides couples with the tools needed to improve communication and interact with one another in positive and supportive ways.
The free, 30-minute consultation with Lawyer-Hellman provides individuals in need of assistance with the opportunity to speak with a professional mental health and substance abuse counselor. Potential clients can learn about their counseling options and ascertain if they’re a good fit with Lawyer-Hellman to achieve the essential high-level of rapport required for effective counseling.