A counseling office has opened near Balboa Park, just north of Downtown San Diego. Park Counseling specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families with a focus on childhood trauma, depression, anxiety, and behavioral challenges.
Opened by Anna Fadem, MA, LMFT, Fadem works to instill self-understanding among her patients and encourage them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. According to Psychology Today, one in five American adults suffer from some form of mental illness and can benefit from treatment. Some signs that may warrant seeing a therapist include intense feelings, strained relationships, or trauma that one can not stop thinking about. People typically go to therapy to seek assistance that they have not found in other areas of their life.
Some of the disorders that are treated at Park Counseling San Diego are Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, sexual, emotional, and physical abuse, and anxiety disorders. Fadem also works with those going through divorce, family and major life changes. She specializes in childhood emotional and behavioral challenges at home and school.
Fadem uses a variety of therapeutic techniques . Counseling can include holistic therapy, play therapy, art therapy, mindfulness, and cognitive behavior therapy. Therapy may come in the form of support, information, guidance and self-knowledge. People can learn healthy ways to cope. In family therapy, challenges and strengths are identified and new ways are discovered to relate to one another with conflict resolution and communication.
“Mental wellbeing is incredibly important to our entire well-being,'' states Fadem, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. “ Seeking help from a therapist may be the best way to put things into perspective. I am happy to explain these types of counseling more in-depth to potential clients.”
For a child’s well-being, Fadem incorporates art, play music, and biblio therapy tailored to the individual child in order to make it fun and engaging. She has years of experience working with children of all age groups creating a comfortable and safe environment for each child.
Bankers Hill is sometimes known as Park West. It is a long-established neighborhood of Uptown San Diego near Balboa Park. Park Counseling is easily accessible from 3 major freeways. Fadem offers flexible morning, evening, and weekend appointments. For questions or to schedule an appointment please call (619) 738-2026 or go to: https://www.parkcounselingsd.com/