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Hi I am Marchella, a licensed therapist in Oklahoma City specializing in helping people deal with anxiety and depression, relationship problems and major life changes, and the resulting difficult emotions.

My goal is to help clients overcome life’s hurdles, from grief and depression to addiction and behavioral problems; whatever you’re faced with, I am on your side.

I invite you to browse through my website where you will find out more about my professional experience and qualifications, my personalized approach, and guiding principles.

You will also discover that I’m genuinely fascinated by people and their life stories, and how much I love helping them win at life.

I would be so honored to work with you and to help you reconnect with your authentic self, and show you the tools to help manage life‘s challenges more easily.

I look forward to answering your questions and helping you take control of your life again.

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Life Transitions / Grief

Life happens to all of us, and at some point in life, you may experience a major loss that you are not quite equipped to deal with on your own.

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Relationship

Some relationships have become strained due to lock-down, when combined with increased anxiety or depression, it can cause real problems.

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Anxiety

Anxiety is a complicated medical condition and one of the most common mental illness in the United States

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Depression

Depression is one of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives.

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Recent Blog Posts

I invite you to browse through my blog post where you will find insightful information

Unique Mental Health Struggles for College Students

by Prince | 17 Feb 21

Across the nation, more students are manifesting signs of emotional and psychological distress, reflecting a confluence of a multitude of factors affecting the current generation of students, especially during the lockdown.   College and university students are at high risk for developing mental health issues, conditions that may affect their ability to think and feel. […]

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5 Communication Traps and How to Avoid Them

by Prince | 17 Feb 21

Listening is one of the most important things that humans do. It has been estimated that listening takes up more that we fall into when in our waking hours than any other activity.    The problem, however, is that most of us are not very good at listening. Researchers have claimed, in fact, that 75% […]

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How to Encourage Someone to See a Therapist

by Prince | 30 Jan 21

It is very hard to watch someone you love struggle with their mental health, its even worse when you know that professional help could benefit them greatly. But encouraging them to see a therapist puts you in a tricky situation. You might now know how to start that conversation fearing it could aggravate your loved […]

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frequently asked questions

Please see below for questions frequently asked by our clients

Q1: How do I know I need to seek help?

When you’re faced with difficult situations, whether it’s because of a professional setback, rejection, financial issues, relationships, personal loss, or some other reason, having a counselor can be a relief. Most of the time, you’re able to bounce back eventually. But sometimes you might need a little extra help to do so.

Seeking treatment or simply speaking with a counselor allows you to talk through your personal concerns, develop coping strategies and increase self-awareness. You are the master in your life however if you’re feeling stressed, having relationship problems or just need someone to talk to, I can help you to develop methods and strategies to help cope and move forward.

Q2: How can Therapy help me?

 

Through therapy, a counselor can provide support, problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, unresolved childhood issues, grief, stress management, body image issues, and creative blocks. They can also help you manage personal growth, interpersonal relationships, family concerns, marriage issues, and the hassles of daily life. Therapists can provide a fresh perspective on a difficult problem or point you in the direction of a solution. The benefits you obtain from therapy depend on how well you use the process and put into practice what you learn.

 

Q3:What’s the difference between talking to a therapist or my best friend or family??

Talking to sympathetic friends and family members is always a good idea!  Having a strong support system is one of the best things you can do for your mental health. Talking to a counselor is a completely different experience from talking to a friend.  One of the main differences between therapy and talking to friends is that therapy is CONFIDENTIAL. What you say in therapy, stays in therapy!

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