You don't have to be mentally ill to need help: Life is complex,
often confusing and conflicted, and distress can come with the territory.
When you’re distressed, and you’ve tried everything you know, you might need outside counsel:
someone to help you sort out your difficulties, to understand what's going on and what might be done.
A counselor provides an “auxiliary mind,” so to speak. An alter ego. Someone to bring to
bear, on your behalf, a range of knowledge that you simply haven’t had occasion to acquire. Someone to provide emotional
balance and perspective. Someone to help you understand yourself and what you're up against, to help you sort out your
Maybe you need to sort out some contradictions or incoherence
of your inner life. To identify and examine beliefs, habits, hopes, and values you've had for so long you don't even recognize
them, or how they're causing you problems. To rethink your sense of what you're about. To expand or update your understanding
of your circumstances, or of how important parts of your life work--or don't work. Maybe you just need to learn some things
you don't know yet. In any of these cases, you'll do better with an expert, supportive, outside eye to help.
Since life doesn't divide neatly into academic categories,
or arrange itself to suit professions' turf wars, the best counsel comes from someone with deep knowledge across many disciplines.
That's the sort of care Bob Fancher aims to provide at Life Therapy. He doesn't offer
gimmicks or tricks to manipulate your mood, nor does he socialize you into some preconceived notion of how you should live.
No one-size-fits-all generic therapy advice. He helps you understand yourself, what you're dealing with, and how to comport
With thirty years experience, and wide-ranging
scholarly expertise in several fields, Bob offers supportive, exploratory help in developing greater self-understanding and
competence at conducting your life.