top of page

Preguntas más frecuentes


Todo es un viaje….


El proceso de elegir un Consejero/Terapeuta/Entrenador de Salud Mental es un viaje de naturaleza íntima.  Estás tomando el camino de la valentía no porque estés loco sino por quebrantamiento (la verdad es que todos estamos rotos)  o simplemente queriendo asegurarse de que lo está haciendo bien  y,  todos tienen una historia que se ajusta a su situación única.  Buscando un viaje  compañero de viaje no es una declaración de debilidad sino de extrema fortaleza al reconocer y rendirse al proceso de la vida que nos llama a crecer y madurar y convertirnos en seres humanos más sabios a través de las estaciones de la vida.  Nosotros  son  Es un honor que esté considerando viajar con asesoramiento ligero.  y quiero tomarme un momento para responder algunas preguntas frecuentes. 

Two different brains as symbol of neurodiversity or creativity..jpg

"Embracing our neurodivergence is a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Seeking help isn't a sign of weakness; it's a bold declaration that we are taking charge of our narrative. In acknowledging our unique wiring, we unlock the door to understanding, growth, and the profound strength that comes from embracing every facet of who we are. Getting help is not just a step; it's a leap towards our own empowerment, a testament to the resilience that blooms when we choose authenticity over conformity."

How We Will Support You

Our role is to provide tailored support that recognizes and respects the individual's neurodivergence, fostering growth, self-acceptance, and well-being. This collaborative and person-centered approach ensures that the counseling process is both effective and empowering for neurodivergent individuals. Here are several ways we can help someone with neurodivergence: 

Understanding the Individual's Neurodivergene

The first step is to gain a comprehensive understanding of your neurodivergence. This involves learning about your specific condition, its characteristics, and how it may impact your daily life, relationships, and overall well-being.

Developing Coping Strategies

Neurodivergent individuals often develop unique coping strategies to navigate their daily lives. We can work collaboratively with you to identify and build upon these strategies, fostering a sense of agency and self-efficacy.

Advocacy & Self-Advocacy

We can empower neurodivergent individuals to advocate for themselves in various settings, including educational institutions and workplaces. This involves developing self-advocacy skills, helping you communicate your needs effectively, and navigating potential accommodations.

Promoting Self-Reflection & Acceptance

Counselors play a crucial role in promoting self-reflection and self-acceptance. Helping neurodivergent individuals embrace their unique strengths and challenges contributes to building resilience and fostering a positive self-concept.

Creating a Safe and Inclusive Space

Establishing a safe and inclusive therapeutic space is paramount. Neurodivergent individuals may have faced stigmatization or challenges related to their differences, so it's essential that we create an environment where you feel accepted, valued, and understood.

Social Skills Development

For those with neurodivergence, social skills development may be an area of focus. We can provide guidance on social cues, communication skills, and navigating social relationships. Role-playing and other interactive techniques may be employed to enhance these skills.

Education for Families & Support Networks

Involving the your family and support network in the counseling process can be beneficial. Educating these individuals about neurodivergence, providing resources, and fostering understanding can contribute to a more supportive and informed environment.

Tailoring Therapeutic Approaches

Our counseling approaches are tailored to accommodate the your neurodivergence. For example, individuals with ADHD may benefit from structured sessions with clear goals, while those on the autism spectrum may prefer visual aids or explicit communication.

Addressing Co-occurring Mental Health Concerns

Neurodivergent individuals may be more susceptible to co-occurring mental health concerns such as anxiety or depression. We can address these concerns within the context of the your neurodivergence, developing strategies to manage both the neurodivergence and the associated mental health challenges.

Goal Setting & Achievement

Collaboratively setting and working towards achievable goals is a central aspect of counseling. For neurodivergent individuals, these goals may relate to academic, professional, or personal development. We can provide guidance and support in breaking down larger goals into manageable steps.

Additional Resources for your Journey 

Aún no hay ninguna entrada publicada en este idioma
Una vez que se publiquen entradas, las verás aquí.

Join the community!

At Traveling Light Counseling, we love being invited onto your journey.  Each month, direct to your inbox, we'll send tips, information, news and more, to enhance your journey of growth and healing.  

bottom of page