This may include increasing coping and self-awareness, and helping you examine and identify your values and strengths in order to make realistic goals and movement towards the life you want.“Ilene Kastel creates a welcoming and safe place to help clients feel comfortable in their individual process.
Are there parts about your relationship that you love and parts you are unsatisfied with?
If you’re having mixed feelings about your partner, moving in together, having children or separating, you don’t have to navigate this alone.
The next step in moving past your relationship uncertainty, which may be causing you to feel anxious, disappointed, sad or confused, is to help you sort through your internal conflicts that are keeping you from taking action, expressing how you feel, identifying your needs and non-negotiables and making a decision. Career decisions, shifts in relationships, motherhood, moving to a new city, leaving school or being in a different phase of your life then your friends. How you approach and perceive your life change will impact how you get through it and how you will feel moving forward.
We will take the time to learn what you are struggling with in your relationship, help you work through it and decide if this is the right one for you! We will help you let go parts of the past that keep you from being happy in the present and provide you with tools to help you to feel more in control.
Endings come with difficult thoughts and feelings including sadness, confusion, anger, fears about the future, changes in our identity and even physical pain that take time to heal.
We will meet you where you are at in your recovery process and provide you with supportive counseling based on your strengths while you build insight and tools to better manage thoughts and emotions in order to transition faster and with less pain.We also specialize in helping clients be strong and single while managing dating and the overwhelming world of online dating for a more successful experience.Clarify what patterns you don’t want to repeat, what you are looking for and how to find it!Her engaging manner allows for the creation of a safe therapeutic environment, where clients feel at ease working through sensitive and life changing issues.Corey demonstrates professionalism and integrity and I value her as a colleague.”“As a therapist, Ilene Kastel demonstrates that she is invested in truly understanding her clients’ needs, working collaboratively with them toward reachable and life-enhancing goals, and promoting mindful awareness in both her clients and within herself.Ilene’s passion for her work and respect for each client’s unique situation are clear.