“Dum Spiro Spero” - Latin Proverb meaning “ While I Breathe, I Hope”

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all

-Emily Dickinson

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future

-Robert H. Schuller

Welcome to Spero Counseling where we believe in hope!

Our goal is to help our clients reach their full potential in life by processing and overcoming the obstacles that life often puts in our way. The owners of Spero Counseling have a combined 37 years of experience in the mental health field and have extensive knowledge working in such areas as depression, anxiety, trauma, marital and family conflicts and childhood disorders.  We would love to work with you or your family.  Please take a look at our “clinicians” page to see which therapist might be the right fit for you.


Depression

Includes feelings of sadness, despair, hopelessness and inadequacy. These thoughts are sometimes accompanied with self-harm or thoughts of suicide. Some signs include loss of interest in pleasurable activities, change in eating and/or sleeping habits, lack of energy and inability to concentrate. In children, this could be shown through acts of aggression.

Anxiety

Described as a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks. Can be a general feeling of worry or more focused on a specific idea or event.

Trauma

Trauma is an emotional response to a terrible and frightening event where a person or their loved ones life was threatened or perceived to be in danger.  Long term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships and even physical symptoms like headaches or nausea.

Marital and Family Conflicts

Marital and family conflicts including helping with communication, trust, dealing with separation/divorce, and custody transitions

Childhood Disorders

Childhood/adolescent disorders which include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, difficulty with bonding and attachment, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety, depression, self-esteem and self-harm.