*New Waters Counseling is currently conducting sessions via in-person or through Telehealth video calls due to the COVID-19 pandemic. *
Helping you to find your
Children face overwhelming challenges and can experience stress just as adults do. Counseling can help children learn new ways to cope with these challenges and develop a positve concept of themselves.
At New Waters Counseling, we see school-aged children as young as 8 years old.
Adolescence can be one of the most difficult times in life. Teenagers in today's world face a new variety of challenges and stressors unfamiliar to previous generations. Talking with a counselor can help bring relief for anxiety and depression, distressing thoughts, and unmanaged anger. We counsel middle schoolers, high schoolers, and young adults.
Counseling for Adults
Let's face it, adulting can be hard. Whether you are just venturing out on your own for the first time, navigating relationships, trying to cope as a parent, dealing with the stress of employment, walking through grief, or dealing with chronic stress and anxiety, Life can be difficult. Talking with a counselor can be helpful to navigate life's stressors.
Mindfulness has been shown to have many benefits for physical and mental well being. Opportunities to learn about this helpful practice are offered in counseling sessions as well as periodic classes open to the public at New Waters Counseling.
What should I expect in counseling?
Some people come to counseling looking for an expert. While we certainly have extensive training in counseling, you are the expert about yourself. Counseling is a team effort. We will work together to help you or your child achieve your desired positive outcomes.
My name is Luke Watson and I am the owner of New Waters Counseling LLC. I am a licensed professional counselor in PA as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor. I have worked in the mental health field for over 14 years with children and adolescents. My approach to counseling emphasizes wellness and focuses on strengths. I use Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help kids and teens manage and cope with strong emotions and negative thoughts.
You have been thinking about it for a while. Maybe you're not sure counseling is necessary. "Has it really gotten that bad? " I'd like to suggest thinking of it another way. Today could be the beginning of a new sense of peace and freedom for you and your family. Happiness is available to you today. I would love to help you find that happiness within.
Healing for Depression