Feeling unhappy, overwhelmed, or stuck in your life or relationships?

Get tools and skills to break free and move forward

Steve McCready

Life’s challenging, and there’s no instruction guide handed out at birth. We’d all benefit from a ‘Life 101’ and a ‘Relationships 101’ class, but since there isn’t one, it’s easy to assume you’re just supposed to know how to deal with the challenges of life.

If you’re struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship problems, or other emotional distress, and then add on the shame you feel because you think you should be able to handle everything, that’s a pretty heavy load to carry.

Here’s the thing, though: If you were never taught tools to manage stress and anxiety, have a happy relationship, or handle the other challenges life throws at all of us, it’s understandable that you’d struggle – it’s not that different from trying to play guitar when you’ve never taken any lessons! Even if you do know the tools, it’s normal to get lost at times on the journey of life – it happens to all of us. There’s no shame in reaching out for support.

If that’s where you are, I’m here to help. Whether you call it counseling or therapy, the more important part is the outcome I help my clients achieve: better relationships, increased confidence, and a happier life. Keep reading to learn more about how I can help you.

Problems I help my clients with


  • Anxiety

  • You worry frequently, or maybe even constantly, thoughts racing uncontrollably in your brain that won’t shut off. Sleep is difficult, and your life, relationship, and career are being impacted.  Learn more…


  • People-Pleasing & Co-dependency

  • You’re unable to say no, or so focused on your relationships & what others think that your life has gotten out of control and you’ve lost yourself. It’s stressful, draining, and very damaging to your life and your relationships.  Learn more …


  • Relationship Problems

  • Relationships are crucial to our well-being, but they’re challenging. Communication problems, unresolved conflicts, and a lack of trust and connection can create immense stress and chaos in our lives unless we learn the tools to create a successful relationship.Learn more …

How therapy helps


  • Feel Happier

  • Heal old hurts. Learn tools & skills to take control of your moods so they stop running your life. Get clarity about what matters to you and take action to align your life with your values and priorities.


  • Worry less

  • Learn how to overcome stress & anxiety. Increase your emotional and mental strength so you’re better equipped to handle the daily challenges of 21st century life.


  • Get clarity about what matters and the confidence to pursue it

  • Get more of your wants & needs met while still supporting the needs of others. Learn to think big and believe in yourself. Build a plan for your life and the strength to make it your reality.


  • Improve your communication skills and your relationships

  • Have better, deeper relationships (romantic and otherwise), and more of them. Master the tools to make conflict productive, not just destructive. Get your message across clearly and accurately to others.

There’s more to therapy than talking


Talking about your problems can help you have a better understanding of them, but that alone isn’t enough to produce lasting change. I teach my clients tools and skills to help them overcome their struggles, improve their relationships, and build the clarity & courage they need to create happy, fulfilling lives.


Therapy is art and science – the science is in the techniques I use (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy are the primary modalities I work in), and the art is in identifying and applying the techniques that will work for you, your unique personality, goals, and learning style. I don’t do ‘one size fits all’ therapy, and my ability to adapt my approach to fit each client is one of my strengths as a therapist. Research has shown us that therapy works just as well when done via telephone or online as in person, and I’m comfortable working in whatever way you feel works best for you.

Ready for a better life?


I’ve been through my own challenges and struggles, and my desire to overcome them led me not only to a better place in life, but to the decision to become a therapist and help others.

Over the past decade, I’ve had the privilege of helping hundreds of people transform their lives and relationships. If you’re ready to stop hurting and improve your life, I’m ready to help. Click below to schedule a consultation or appointment so we can talk about your current concerns, how therapy can help, and whether I might be a good fit for you.