Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of therapy?

If you're looking to make positive changes in your life or are just looking for some support, therapy can help. With therapy, you will learn the coping skills needed to manage conditions such as anxiety and depression. Therapy will provide a safe place to express your feelings and emotions. Therapy can help give you clarity to make important decisions in your life. You can develop skills for improving your relationships, improving your self esteem, improving communication. Therapy can help you attain a better understanding of yourself.

What can I expect from a session?

Therapy will be different for everyone. Generally speaking, on the first session, you can expect to discuss what brings you to counseling and history relevant to your your issue. As sessions continue, we will discuss your progress, successes, struggles and obstacles. or therapy to be most effective, consistent appointments are recommended (usually weekly).

How will I get better?

You will get out of counseling what you put in to it. Therapy can be sometimes challenging, but also very rewarding as you learn and discover new ways of thinking and living. 

How should I come prepared?

You may want to think about what you want to gain from counseling. Possibly have a goal or two in mind. Sometimes, you may not know where to start. That's perfectly fine. Just bring yourself and a willingness to talk.

Can I pay for the co-parenting course on the day of the class?

Payment of the co-parenting course is requested prior to the start of the first class. However in some instances, such as a cash payment, you may pay for the course on the first session. Please contact me using the form below to discuss arrangements.

Do you offer a free consultation?

I offer a free 10 minute consultation to discuss your situation and treatment options.


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W. Renee Martin, LCSW #24409

8788 Elk Grove Blvd. Bldg 2 Suite F, Elk Grove, CA 95624

(916) 400-0505