Tag Archive for: Chronic pain

Evanston Therapy – Want to Take the “Scary” Out of Finding a Therapist in Evanston? Ask These 6 Questions

You really want to find a therapist. Life just feels too heavy. Finding a therapist is almost as scary and as fun as going on a blind date. How do you find a therapist in Evanston? There are so many therapists in the Chicago area. How do you know which one will truly understand you and be able to help you? We’ve got you covered and are here to help. Here are a few questions to ask to make finding an excellent therapist in Evanston a little easier.


Evanston Therapy – Can Online Hypnotherapy Really Work to Ease My Anxiety or Chronic Pain?

You may be interested in hypnotherapy but may be wondering if it would work in an online, virtual setting. Can you sit in the comfort of your living room on your couch and receive the same benefits of in-person hypnotherapy in Chicago? We have seen that clients have the same positive outcomes from online hypnotherapy as they would in our Evanston and Chicago therapy offices.

How to Be More Alive and Have Less Struggle with Chronic Pain

You wish you would wake up one morning, and it would be gone. The constant ache, the sharp jabs…the reminder that your life is not quite what it could be or once was. A recent study shows that chronic pain impacts the lives of over 50 million Americans. If this is your life, you are well acquainted with the extra medical costs, limits to your social life, and lost workdays associated with your chronic pain. At Evanston Counseling, we feel for you and our clients who suffer daily. We want you to know there are ways to reclaim more of the juice of life and to feel the struggle less.


Tired of IBS chronic pain and GI distress?  Hypnosis is worth a try to ease pain

It wasn’t until 15 to 20 years ago that clinical health psychologist Olafur Palsson, PsyD, crafted a treatment protocol to use with his patients suffering from IBS. His clients saw their irritable bowel symptoms like cramping, bloating and gas diminish after participating in several sessions of hypnotherapy.

The Power of Pets, Can They Really Lower Your Anxiety?  

Science backs up what we already know to be true for us: our pets make us better people in so many ways.


10 Questions to Ask When Looking for an Evanston Therapist

It can be anxiety provoking to call a new therapist to schedule a first appointment. Asking for help is difficult and sharing details with a stranger about your life and what is making you unhappy is even more difficult. I want to congratulate you for making the decision to get the support you need.