How can Dr. Fallon help me?
Dr. Fallon can provide support, problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, interpersonal concerns, unresolved issues, grief, stress management, time management, body image issues and career empowerment. She can be a tremendous asset to managing personal growth, interpersonal relationships, family concerns, and the stress of daily life. Dr. Fallon can provide a fresh perspective on a difficult problem or life transition. Some of the benefits available from your work with Dr. Fallon include:
- Attaining a better understanding of yourself, your goals and values
- Developing skills for improving your relationships
- Finding resolution to the issues or concerns that led you to seek therapy
- Learning new ways to cope with stress and anxiety
- Managing anger, grief, depression, and other emotional pressures
- Improving communications and listening skills
- Changing old behavior patterns and developing new ones
- Discovering new ways to solve problems in your daily life and relationships
- Improving your self-esteem and boosting self-confidence
Who would benefit from therapy with Dr. Fallon?
Everyone goes through challenging situations in life, and while you may have successfully navigated through other difficulties you've faced, there's nothing wrong with seeking out extra support when you need it. Therapy is for people who have enough self-awareness to realize they need help or support, and that is something to be admired. You are taking responsibility by accepting where you're at in life and making a commitment to change the situation by seeking therapy. Your work with Dr. Fallon can provide long-lasting benefits and support, giving you the tools you need to avoid triggers, re-direct damaging patterns, and overcome whatever challenges you face.
What is therapy with Dr. Fallon like?
Dr. Fallon provides the highest level of individualized care so each person will experience therapy differently depending on his or her own goals and challenges. In general, you can expect to discuss the current events happening in your life, your personal history relevant to your issue, and report progress (or any new insights gained) from the previous therapy session. Depending on your specific needs, therapy can be short-term, for a specific issue, or longer-term, to deal with more difficult patterns or your desire for more personal development. The ultimate purpose of your work with Dr. Fallon is to help you bring what you learn in session into your life so that you can experience the results you desire.
Does what we talk about remain confidential?
Confidentiality is one of the most important components between a client and psychotherapist. Successful therapy requires a high degree of trust with highly sensitive subject matter that is usually not discussed anywhere but the therapist's office. Dr. Fallon provides a written confidential disclosure agreement, and you can expect that what you discuss in session will not be shared with anyone. This is called “Informed Consent”. Sometimes, however, you may want Dr. Fallon to share information or give an update to someone on your healthcare team (Physician, Attorney, etc...), but by law Dr. Fallon cannot release this information without obtaining your written permission.
However, state law and professional ethics require therapists to maintain confidentiality except for the following situations:
* Suspected past or present abuse or neglect of children, adults, and elders to the authorities, including Child Protection and law enforcement, based on information provided by the client or collateral sources.
* If the therapist has reason to suspect the client is seriously in danger of harming him/herself or has threated to harm another person.