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

Is There Such a Thing as Harmless Flirting When Your’e in a Relationship?

Is there such a thing as harmless flirting? Is your partner too flirty with other people? When is flirting a sign that something more is going on? We are covering all of this in this video! There are many types of flirting and sometimes these...

Getting through heartbreak

Heartbreak has to be one of the most painful things you can ever go through. Have you ever just wished you could move on from your feelings? That you would just stop thinking about that person or situation? I know I have! And many of my clients come to me struggling...

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...

How much should I tell my partner about my past?

What should you share about your past? What should/can you keep from them? How do you decide and what do you say? Ill walk you through this process and help you decide what is best for you and your relationship.

How to start talking to your kids about sex and healthy relationships

Check out my article featured in Familoop on how to start talking to your kids about sex and healthy relationships!   Why is it so important to be talking about sex and healthy relationships with your kids? The sad truth is that your child is probably already...

How to deal with Jealousy in my Relationship

Let's talk through the different types of jealousy and how to best handle them! This includes jealousy that is a sign of a bigger issue, jealousy that signifies something really is wrong and "normal" jealousy.

What Therapists really think when you cry in session

Have you every wondered what therapists think of you when you are crying in therapy? Today I am answering this question and talking about my experience both as a client and therapist. It can be incredibly intimidating to cry in session. Or to cry at all in front of...

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...

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...

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...

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 Should I Expect from Group Therapy?

Are you wondering if you should try out group therapy? Are you nervous about what it will be like? Therapist Diana Baldwin will answer these questions and shed some light on what group therapy is like, what you can expect, what the first meeting is like and the...

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...

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...

How Women Struggle with Porn

Do women struggle with porn addiction? Is there a difference between addictions with women and men? How do you get over a porn addiction? This is for people who have been wondering how to quit porn for good and have been looking for help but struggled to find it....

How To Cope With Guilt, Sadness and Loneliness

We all know what to do when we get a cut right? What about when your pain is emotional, not physical? What do you do? Do you know how to take care of your pain, guilt, loneliness & sadness? Learn why emotional hygiene is crucial for your health and happiness and...

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!  

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"...

I think I am too attached to my therapist, how I can I get over this?

Is there something wrong with my attachment to my therapis? Im answering this question that was submitted on "Ask Diana" today! "I would really like it if you could do a video on how to miss a therapist less and move on from them/how to think about them less. I...

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...

How to start talking to your kids about sex and healthy relationships

Check out my article featured in Familoop on how to start talking to your kids about sex and healthy relationships!   Why is it so important to be talking about sex and healthy relationships with your kids? The sad truth is that your child is probably already...

How Women Struggle with Porn

Do women struggle with porn addiction? Is there a difference between addictions with women and men? How do you get over a porn addiction? This is for people who have been wondering how to quit porn for good and have been looking for help but struggled to find it....

How Expectations can ruin Relationships

What are the most common relationship issues? Why do relationships fall apart? We will dive into this and talk about expectations, communication issues, incompatibilities, vulnerability and what makes real partnerships. We will also talk through some tangible ways to...

What Therapists really think when you cry in session

Have you every wondered what therapists think of you when you are crying in therapy? Today I am answering this question and talking about my experience both as a client and therapist. It can be incredibly intimidating to cry in session. Or to cry at all in front of...

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"...

Anxious Thoughts Start with “What if”

Have you guys noticed this!? I hear it all the time. What if I never get better? What if I always feel this way? What if it doesn’t help? What if I can’t? What if I never want to? What if I don’t have the energy? What if they get mad? What if they really don’t like...

How to Heal after being Cheated on

How can you heal and move on after being cheated on? How do you get past trust issues? Is this even possible!? Recovering from infidelity can be so difficult (at best) and traumatic (at worst). Our partners cheating on us or keeping a serious secrets literally can...

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...

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...
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