Jesus Chavez, LPC - Therapist at Grow Therapy

Jesus Chavez

Jesus Chavez

LPC
4 years of experience
Virtual

Greetings! As a seasoned Licensed Professional Counselor rooted in the heart of Texas, I am here to embark on a journey of positive change with you through the convenience of telehealth services. My focal point revolves around adolescents and adults, and I am unwaveringly committed to delivering top-notch care with a foundation built on evidence-based therapeutic techniques. In our virtual space, my primary goal is to fashion an environment that exudes safety and empathy, allowing you to explore your emotions freely and confront challenges head-on. Together, we'll nurture personal growth as we work collaboratively to empower you. My genuine dedication lies in providing you with the necessary tools to not only surmount obstacles but also to pave the way for a life brimming with fulfillment and overall well-being. Let's embark on this journey together, uncovering your strengths and resilience, and crafting a future where you are in command of your own narrative. Your well-being is my priority, and I am here to support you every step of the way.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

1. Introduction and Welcome: - The therapist will start by introducing themselves, providing some background on their qualifications, and explaining the therapeutic process. - They will create a welcoming and comfortable environment to help the client feel at ease. 2. Review of Confidentiality: - The therapist will discuss the importance of confidentiality and explain the limits to it. This is to establish trust and assure the client that their information will be kept confidential, with some exceptions such as imminent harm to self or others. 3. Informed Consent: - The therapist will go over the informed consent form, explaining the therapeutic process, the goals, and what the client can expect from therapy. They may also discuss the frequency and duration of sessions. 4. Assessment and Information Gathering: - The therapist will ask open-ended questions to allow the client to share their concerns, reasons for seeking therapy, and any relevant background information. - Topics may include current stressors, past experiences, family history, and the client's goals for therapy. 5. Presenting Concerns: - The therapist will explore the client's current difficulties in more detail, encouraging them to express their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors related to the issues at hand. 6. Establishing Goals: - Together, the therapist and client will begin to identify specific, realistic goals for therapy. This might include reducing symptoms, improving coping mechanisms, or enhancing overall well-being. 7. Discussion of Therapy Approach: - The therapist may briefly explain their theoretical approach or the techniques they find effective, ensuring that the client is comfortable with the chosen therapeutic approach. 8. Clarifying Expectations: - The therapist and client will discuss what the client can expect from therapy and any homework or exercises that might be assigned between sessions. 9. Addressing Questions and Concerns: - The therapist will provide an opportunity for the client to ask questions or raise any concerns they may have about the therapeutic process. 10. Closing and Scheduling the Next Session: - The therapist will summarize key points discussed during the session and collaboratively plan the next steps. This might include setting a regular meeting schedule and discussing any upcoming topics for exploration.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

I bring a wealth of experience in crisis counseling, honing my ability to adeptly manage challenging situations. While crisis intervention is a notable aspect of my expertise, it's crucial to emphasize that my counseling services extend beyond urgent situations. My background provides valuable insights into the escalation of significant problems and equips me with effective strategies to navigate through complexities successfully. I am committed to offering comprehensive support across a spectrum of challenges, drawing on my diverse experience to foster positive outcomes. I am committed to providing comprehensive counseling support that caters to various needs, from crisis intervention to long-term therapeutic assistance. My experience in crisis management empowers me to assist clients in developing resilience, coping skills, and problem-solving abilities, which are valuable assets in managing any significant life challenge. In our sessions, you can expect a compassionate and skilled counselor who is dedicated to helping you navigate through difficult times and fostering personal growth. I believe in tailoring the therapeutic approach to suit your unique circumstances, promoting mental well-being, and empowering you to overcome obstacles in your life journey.

About Jesus Chavez

Licensed in

Appointments

Free consults, virtual

My treatment methods

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational interviewing, a client-centered and collaborative approach to fostering positive behavior change, has demonstrated notable success in various contexts, showcasing its effectiveness in promoting lasting transformations and empowering individuals to achieve their goals.