Creating Calm In Chaos

There are times in our external and internal universes when we experience wild change and vulnerability. These minutes appear to raise in recurrence and power.

Overseeing and reacting tranquilly to testing times — in our connections, work environments, the earth, internationally and even in our own perspective—is a fundamental expertise for regular living.

Here are some the main points to keep in mind when considering creating calm from chaos:

  • limit your social media time
  • limit your judgement; stop judging the others and focus more on your feelings
  • have gratitude
  • create a corner where you can enjoy peace
  • breathe normally

At VVFC, we provide complete therapy services in Las Vegas. Feel free to contact us:

What Is Teletherapy

Shortly put, teletherapy is the therapy or counseling session you have on the phone or via a any device that allows you to talk to your therapist.

Given the current conditions, more and more people are considering teletherapy rather than visiting the therapist at the office. From couple therapy to individual and trauma or depression problems, all mental health problems can be managed from distance.

Indeed, there are people who really need seeing the therapist, especially those who need more real communication or those who can’t isolate themselves in quite places to join the meeting with therapist.

However, in general, teletherapy can work. And it can be as efficient as if you were face to face with your therapist.

At VVFC, we provide complete therapy services in Las Vegas. Feel free to contact us:

Psychotherapy For Treatment Of Alcoholism

Alcohol use disorder is one of the main problems that people – mainly men – face when dealing with long-term tough relationships or professional lives, but also with the lack of personal achievements. Psychotherapy for treatment of alcoholism is one of the treatment options for those affected by it.

Is psychotherapy for treatment of alcoholism a successful therapy?

Psychotherapy is a successful therapy for those who suffer from alcoholism or alcohol dependency. That is mainly because, at least in the initial phase, the treatment of alcoholism doesn’t require any pill, meaning that people who just entered the dangerous field of alcoholism can still take a step back and redeem themselves.

Psychotherapy for treatment of alcoholism is aimed in treating the main cause of alcoholism, namely all the recent or past moments that lead the person to this situation.

Does Valley View Family Counseling provide psychotherapy as treatment option for the alcohol use disorder?

Alan Raddatz is the board certified counselor at the Valley View Family Counseling and he is certified to provide psychotherapy services. He has accomplished many successful psychotherapy treatments over the years.

At Valley View Family Counseling, we provide individual and alcoholism psychotherapy in Las Vegas, so don’t hesitate to contact us at any of the following:

When To Consider Home-Based Psychotherapy

What is home-based therapy

Home-based therapy simply means when a psychotherapist visits the person’s home. Since there are many people who can’t walk or have specific disabilities, it’s very likely that they consider home-based counseling services rather than to the therapist office.

Where home-based therapy can take place

Usually, counseling takes place in larger rooms, including kitchen table or living room, unless the therapist considers some better place. In case you want to consider home-based therapy, beware that costs can be added to the meeting, especially if the therapist must come from outside the city.

Which specialists practice home-based therapy

Concerning the specialists who can practice home-based therapy, this includes: marriage counseling specialists, individual and addiction therapy specialists, etc.

Contact us

At VVFC, we offer complete counseling services. Meet your therapist in Las Vegas by contacting us at any of the following:

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

Mental Well-being While Staying At Home

During this pandemic period, coping with anxiety, fear or even depression can be very effective if done the right way. In case you’re dealing with such problems due to coronavirus and the news around it, it’s highly important that you understand that you can avoid running into difficulty.

What can you do to improve?

First of all, going out from time to time while avoiding crowds can be of great help. Therefore, finding some time for jogging, walk your pet or simply go out with your partner can distract you from all these coronavirus-related news that may affect your mental health.

Is there anything you can do from home?

Also, doing very practical things at home can be of great help since this will surely distract you from the psychosis created around coronavirus topic. Finally, get in touch with as many people as possible, as often as possible, either by phone or meet them face to face, thus maintaining healthy relationships with people you trust is important for your mental well-being.

Do you need professional help?

At VVFC, we offer complete counseling services. Meet your therapist in Las Vegas by contacting us at any of the following:

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

What Is The Psychological Impact Of Covid-19 On The Elderly?

Since the old are more exposed to Covid-19, the 65+ persons are very likely to suffer from mental health point of view, as well. Anxiety, fear of getting infected are the most common forms of mental health that most of us may suffer from, nevermind the elderly.

Therefore, the effects of coronavirus can be particularly difficult for older people who may be experiencing cognitive decline or any specific mental health problems at the moment. And since the old may already be socially isolated and experiencing loneliness which can worsen mental health, these days can be more tensed than ever.

However, psychotherapy can also be done from distance today, using online tools that permits anybody to get in touch with a therapist anywhere. Therefore, although people can’t get out at the moment like before, it’s very clear that an online counseling call is the best idea to try to fix the small or even more serious mental health problems.

Mental Health During Covid-19

The difficult times we’ve been through for several months can be stressful for lots of people from multiple view points. Not only people lost their jobs, but some of us felt very stressed during pandemics.

In general, pandemics can be very stressful, but trying to keep our mental health can be crucial during such times, reason why we should consider some mental health counseling in order to learn how to manage tensed moments and not amplify our anxiety.

Fearing not to be infected with Covid-19 or to deal with consequences can be normal, but learning how to not overreact in our daily reactions is also crucial. One of the best ways to stay away from these situations is to consider mental health counseling as there are plenty of therapists whom you can talk even online.

At VVFC, we offer complete counseling services. Meet your therapist in Las Vegas by contacting us on any of the following:

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180

Treatment For Isolation

Since with the coronavirus, many are dealing with problems that arrive once with social isolation. People tend to keep themselves busy during the social isolation, but very few manage to focus on domestic activities.

One of the most important treatments for social isolation is to keep away from too many news and TV. Trying to enhance your hobby activities can only help you disconnect from different forms of depression.

Even social media can help a bit here as engaging with others can also help you get distracted from social isolation. The lack of social interaction can be harmful indeed, but as long as you learn how to manage your emotions during this period can be crucial for your mental health.

How Can Therapy Help You During Coronavirus

What’s the current impact of Coronavirus on mental health?

Coronavirus has not only generated nearly 50k deaths in the US so far, but has also impacted – and still is – our mental health. Fear, confusion and concern is in most of the people’s mind as uncertainty is what affects us all at the moment.

So, few questions have to be addressed:

How can psychotherapy and counseling help during Coronavirus?

Well, certain types of therapies can be done by phone, Skype, Zoom or any other video chat platform as a psychotherapist can teach you how to deal with your specific fears, learn breathing exercises which are meant to calm you down, bring diversity in your everyday home life.

How can I find a psychotherapist during Coronavirus?

If you can’t find a psychotherapist near you, you may extend your search, since you are going to be counseled from distance. Most of the therapists can provide you with an online counseling session which will help you stay calm throughout the Coronavirus pandemic period.

What Is Christian Counseling?

Christian counseling combines your faith with principles of psychology in order to improve your mental health and your relationships. This type of therapy uses biblical teachings in the attempt of  helping you deal with life’s challenges.

Christian counselors believe the bible is the ultimate guide on how people should think and behave. The holy book is the one and only truth. The counselors are adhering to the fundamental values of the bible, but they also need to follow the law and the rules of the APA (American Psychological Association).

Some of the issues that christian counseling can solve are marital problems, parenting challenges, mental health conditions, recovery from grief and loss, healing from substance abuse and addiction or improving one’s relationship with God.

At VVFC, we offer complete christian counseling services. Meet your therapist in Las Vegas by contacting us on any of the following:

Address: 6960 O’Bannon Dr. Suite 190
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

Phone(702) 320-3180