If you have landed on this page, odds are you (or a loved one) are suffering. Reading this? Good for you. You've already made an effort towards healing, change, the life you desire... and you are worth it. Humans suffer. Yeah, we're resilient beings. Yeah, we're tough... and also, yeah, we still need help sometimes. Finding a good fit with a counselor can be difficult. Yet, for counseling to be effective, it is crucial that the relationship between counselor and client be one of trust, empathic care, and understanding.