Presenting to therapy can come in many forms and many individuals often do not realize the multitude of things that have come up throughout their lives that have lead them to seek therapy. Below are some things that are commonly presented at Triad Counseling Centers, things that our therapists are working at with clients each day. While not all things that bring people into therapy are the same, an understanding of some of the things that our therapists work through on a day-to-day basis may help shed some light on the things you might be experiencing as well. Whatever is happening in your life today, Triad Counseling Centers wants you to know that we will take the time to tailor our therapy to meet your exact needs and promise to stay true to our mission, and our mission is you.

Alcohol abuse is a pattern of drinking that results in harm to one’s health, interpersonal relationships, or ability to work. Manifestations of alcohol abuse include the following: Failure to fulfill major responsibilities at work, school, or home.

Examples of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Symptoms include stress that’s out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry, and restlessness.

Sometimes children who demonstrate significant behAavioral issues are given a formal diagnosis of oppositional defiant disorder. Often behavioral issues are identified along with another diagnosis like ADHD or Asperger’s.

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe.

Long term pattern of abnormal behavior characterized by unstable relationships with other people, unstable sense of self, and unstable emotions.

A process that will help you to know and understand yourself and the world of work in order to make career, educational, and life decisions.

The tendency to act or speak based on current feelings rather than logical reasoning.

Any pain lasting more than 12 weeks.

Chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences. It is considered a brain disease because drugs change the brain; they change its structure and how it works.

A serious medical condition in which a person feels very sad, hopeless, and unimportant and often is unable to live in a normal way.

To legally end your marriage with (your husband or wife).

A pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner.

the habitual taking of addictive or illegal drugs.

Term used to describe patients with both severe mental illness (mainly psychotic disorders) and problematic drug and/or alcohol use.

Term used to describe patients with both severe mental illness (mainly psychotic disorders) and problematic drug and/or alcohol use.

Occurs when there are incompatible demands between the work and family roles of an individual that makes participation in both roles more difficult.

Deep sorrow, especially that caused by someone’s death.

The action or state of being unfaithful to a spouse or other sexual partner.

Any online-related, compulsive behavior which interferes with normal living and causes severe stress on family, friends, loved ones, and one’s work environment.

We offer IQ testing for children, please inquire within.

A condition giving rise to difficulties in acquiring knowledge and skills to the level expected of those of the same age, especially when not associated with a physical handicap

TRIAD also helps treat LGBTQ issues

A person who counsels and encourages clients on matters having to do with careers or personal challenges.

The condition of being grossly fat or overweight

An anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions).

The raising of children and all the responsibilities and activities that are involved

Situations and difficulties that have a negative effect on the short and long term success of an intimate relationship.

Confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self-respect.

The act of deliberately harming the surface of your own body, such as cutting or burning yourself. It’s typically not meant as a suicide attempt.

Usually undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another. When force is immediate, of short duration, or infrequent, it is called sexual assault. The offender is referred to as a sexual abuser or (often pejoratively) molester.

Habitual sleeplessness; inability to sleep.

Has to do with the spirit, not as in ghosts, but as in the essence of being human — your soul or your inner life

Overindulgence in or dependence on an addictive substance, especially alcohol or drugs.

Suicidal thoughts, concerns thoughts about or an unusual preoccupation with suicide

Nondegenerative, noncongenital insult to the brain from an external mechanical force, possibly leading to permanent or temporary impairment of cognitive, physical, and psychosocial functions, with an associated diminished or altered state of consciousness.