Going away to college is one of the biggest transitions that you will encounter in your life. You may feel like you are on your own for the first time without a safety net things and people who are familiar to you. Sharing a space with a roommate; navigating your class schedule; figuring out how and when and where to eat; and finding new friends can all be extremely stressful things to manage. Little tasks that would normally be mundane may now lead to tears and have you feeling like you just want to go home.
You may be familiar with anxiety, depression, or other mental health challenges; or, you might be feeling some completely new emotions that are scary for you and your family. You might feel so overwhelmed that you are constantly fighting the urge to break down and call it quits. You might have found my page as a last-ditch effort to avoid packing up everything and forgoing your college experience.
Here’s the good news- we can work through this stuff together. Change is hard, and adjusting to your new lifestyle will take time. We can break down the things that are causing you stress into manageable pieces and talk about strategies that will help you better cope and enjoy your college experience.
I can offer you a supportive, calming space where you can collect your thoughts, drain off emotions, and leave feeling lighter and more capable of tackling the tasks in front of you. You can get through it, and I’ll help support you as you navigate the waves of change.
You may not know this yet, but you have the ability to reinvent yourself, endlessly. That’s your beauty.Lidia Yuknavitch