True To You Counseling

Diana Baldwin

YOUR ON-CALL MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Is it confidential?

Yes. We abide by all laws and regulations and value keeping you and your information safe. No information will ever be released without your consent.

Are video sessions effective?

Yes. And there are many awesome pros to video session including a more flexible schedule, the convenience of not having to leave your house or office to see your therapist and we can follow you as you move or travel and ensure that your growth and progress is not interrupted.

Do other people struggle as badly as I am?

Yes. Unfortunately, many struggle alone and never know how many others are also struggling or that people like us are here to help. Shame and negative self-talk are often key components that keep us stuck in our negative behaviors and feeling alone and helpless.

Testimonials

 
“Diana was my first therapist who stayed and had a variety of tools to help me do my work. She did not try to fix me, but was supportive in me doing my work!”
“No other therapist took the time to really bond with my son and earn his trust. He has made more progress in the last few months working with Diana than in years of seeing therapists before this. We feel so blessed to have found her.”
“Diana has been great! She’s very compassionate and understanding, she’s helped me a lot already and I’m excited to continue working with her!”
“She’s done a wonderful job at supporting me and gives real and helpful advice and strategies for coping and improving.”
“Diana has been great! She’s very compassionate and understanding, she’s helped me a lot already and I’m excited to continue working with her!”
“Diana has amazing skills and great compassion to open our son up to learn the things he needed to learn in order to be more successful in life. She changed our world. Our son always pulls coping skills out of is tool bag that he learned from Diana. We will forever be grateful for her insight into our son and her willingness to go above and beyond to help him have a better life”

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Blog Posts

How do I get rid of Anxiety!?

How can you better cope with Anxiety? What works and what doesn't? How do you set yourself up for success instead of continued failure and frustration? Im tackling all of these questions today. I will give you some real tips and strategies for managing anxiety and...

I know I need help, but where do I start!?

Let's talk about what to do, when you know you need to do something, but don't know where to start! These 4 simple steps will help you move from confused and overwhelmed to focused and on track. If you have been wondering, "Where should I start!", then this video is...

What you Need to Know about Self-Care

My sister (a nurse) and I (a therapist) discuss what we've learned about self-care through our failures, developing our own routines and helping our patients. Self-care should not be another thing on your list that you don’t get to and feel bad about. It is supposed...

Finding creative outlets for pain AND how to decide if you should share your work with others

Have you found or been wanting to find a creative outlet for your pain, thoughts or emotions? Have you struggled to know if you should share this with anyone? Our creations can be deeply personal and intense, sometimes these are better kept to ourselves and sometimes...

Coping Skills to help you better manage- Emotions, Stress and Addictions

Clinical Therapist Diana Baldwin will walk you through a simple and very effective coping skills and teach you how to adapt it to work best for you! Use this to manage frustration, anger, stress, overwhelm, urges and negative thoughts. Reach out to me to receive...

How to Deal with Post Sexual Assault Trauma

*Trigger Warning* Here I answer a very personal question that was submitted on "Ask Diana", regarding post trauma fantasies. Everyone has different experiences, struggles, thoughts, emotions and trauma after being assaulted. Some of these can be really confusing and...

Is my Therapist Sick of Me!?

Do you ever wonder if your therapist is sick of you? Bored in session? Do you wonder what they think about you? I will talk through this from a therapist's perspective and give my thoughts on why I think this comes up and what I think and feel...

Do I have to relive my trauma to get help?

Do you know you need help but don't want to relive your past trauma? Are you scared to talk to a therapist and have to rehash all your pain? Even though you know you need help, are you scared to get it? Is your past trauma impacting your current life? Do you struggle...

10 ways to improve sleep

10 Ways to improve sleep One complaint I hear all the time from clients is that they struggle to sleep well. Whether they are stressed or anxious and can’t shut down their thoughts, they have trouble relaxing, there’s not enough time to get a good nights rest or their...

How do I get through the Holidays!?

Are you worried about making it through the Holidays with your sanity!? Let’s go through some tips to help you make it through the holiday obligations and family events.

What are the impacts of being lied to? How do you heal from these?

The impacts of being lied to are FAR more severe than we ever thought. If you have been lied to, chances are this is impacting you much more than you realize. The good news is, this is not your fault and you can start healing from it! Let's talk through what the...

Should I see a therapist?

People always ask me if/when they should see a therapist. If you are thinking about it then, the answer is probably yes you should! Often it is finding the right fit your your needs, personality and lifestyle that is the harder part. [video width="854" height="480"...

Having a hard day? Watch this to Feel Better

In this video, Therapist Diana Baldwin will help you get through a down time and find the strength to keep going. This is the affirmation you need to get through this.

These are the Reasons People Cheat

We're addressing the questions, why do people cheat? & should cheating be the end of that relationship? There are a few reasons and circumstances in which people cheat. If you have more to add, let us know! Our last video goes more into healing after being cheated...

The 6 Types of Boundaries you need to Understand

Let's define the 6 types of boundaries and evaluate which ones you need to work on. I'll give you some examples of these and a worksheet to help you through the process. Evaluating your boundaries is a crucial first step in making the changes that will help you feel...

6 signs that your partner has a pornography addiction and what you can do about it

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How to Overcome Perfectionism

Is perfectionism holding you back? Do you sometimes not try new things out of fear of failing or not being good enough? Learn how to overcome these barriers and truly change your life!  

How do I deal with my partner not meeting my needs?

What do you do if your partner can't/won't/doesn't want to meet your needs? Do you figure out how to make them or convince them? Find other outlets? A new relationship? We will talk through all of these things and more in this video! Relationship therapy isn't for...

How do I get rid of Anxiety!?

How can you better cope with Anxiety? What works and what doesn't? How do you set yourself up for success instead of continued failure and frustration? Im tackling all of these questions today. I will give you some real tips and strategies for managing anxiety and...

How do I get through the Holidays!?

Are you worried about making it through the Holidays with your sanity!? Let’s go through some tips to help you make it through the holiday obligations and family events.

What you Need to Know about Self-Care

My sister (a nurse) and I (a therapist) discuss what we've learned about self-care through our failures, developing our own routines and helping our patients. Self-care should not be another thing on your list that you don’t get to and feel bad about. It is supposed...

5 signs he’s watching A LOT of Porn

How can you tell if he's watching a lot of Porn? Or keeping another secret? How do you know if this has crossed the line and is a problem? I'll tell you exactly what to look for and how to tell if he has a problem. This will be helpful if you've been wondering if your...

When the Ones we Love Most Hurt Us (Betrayal Trauma)

This truly is one of the hardest pieces of Betrayal Trauma. We aren't hurt (or able to be hurt this bad) by strangers or those we don't care about.   This level of pain and Betrayal can only be caused by people we love.   People we are committed to. People...

How to Better Relate to and Understand Someone’s Issues

Do you ever struggle to relate to and understand someones struggles? You want to be supportive, but its hard to understand what they are going through? How can you better relate to them and understand them? Mental Health Therapist Diana Baldwin will talk you through...

Learn How-To Set Boundaries (even when it’s really hard!)

Setting boundaries is tough! It does get easier though, and it is so worth working on. After you've watched the last video on the 6 types of boundaries you need to understand, your'e ready to jump into how to start setting boundaies.  Learning to set boundaires...

What is my therapist really thinking and feeling?

What is your therapist really thinking & feeling? Do they think about you outside of session? Do they ever cry in session? I'm answering all your questions on these topics today! Check out other videos on these topics- What therapists really think when you cry-...

How to Help Someone who is Addicted to Porn

Mental Health Therapist Diana Baldwin will walk you through how to help someone with a porn or sex addiction. This is not a simple task for either of you, but there are things you can do to that will make this process easier! If you are trying to deal with someone’s...

What Therapists Think and Feel when you are Suicidal

Have you ever wondered what your therapist experiences when you are suicidal? Do they really care? Do they worry? How does it impact them? I will talk through all of this and how it impacts me personally. I'll candidly share my thoughts, fears, concerns and emotions...

Do I have to relive my trauma to get help?

Do you know you need help but don't want to relive your past trauma? Are you scared to talk to a therapist and have to rehash all your pain? Even though you know you need help, are you scared to get it? Is your past trauma impacting your current life? Do you struggle...