Do you feel that you could grow professionally if you could just get yourself into gear?
Are you unhappy in your current job or career?
Do you love the idea of moving into a different field?
Are you struggling to advance in your career?
Do you feel that you can grow professionally?
Do you find yourself waiting for the weekends?
Do you find yourself dreading Mondays?
Work is one of the areas where people spent the most amount of their time. Troubles or dissatisfaction with work are very common. Up to 60% of Americans report they are dissatisfied with their job. Dissatisfaction and being unfulfilled at work can spill over into your personal life. You may start to bring frustration home with you. You may start to feel progressively worse as Sunday advances knowing that you need to go back to work the next day. Work can give us a lot. It can provide tangible things like money and health insurance. Work can also give us purpose and meaning. Alternatively, if you are in the wrong job, career, or stuck, it can make you start to feel negative about your life overall.
New Jersey Family and Addiction Institute Offers Support and Guidance for You and Your Family
Struggling with your professional career is normal. Even if you love what you do, there will be rough patches. However most Americans are not in love with their job. It is something that they do to provide for the life they have. There is a better way. Here at The New Jersey Family and Addiction Institute we have worked extensively with clients in helping them find more fulfillment and meaning in the work that they do. Together we can figure out what about your job or career is lacking. We can explore whether there are solutions in the field or help you figure out what you want to move on to.
We are uniquely positioned here at The New Jersey and Family Addiction Institute. Our therapists have worked in many different capacities and have had previous careers. One was a teacher before becoming a therapist. Another worked in a Leadership Development Rotational Program for a multi-national oil company. We have worn many hats and had many different experiences. We understand how difficult it is to figure out what you want to do moving forward. We also have felt the fear with making a change.
Working together in partnership with you we can help you figure out what you want out of your professional career and what roles you want to have. Once we identified that then we can shift focus to figuring out what steps you can take to start moving forward. Throughout the process we will provide support and guidance to help you. It is possible to go to sleep on Sundays looking forward to Mondays. There is no need to survive the workweek only to live on the weekends.
But, you may still have questions or concerns….
Counseling can take a lot of time and it isn’t cheap. I’m not sure it’s worth it.
This is a common concern for those seeking counseling. Therapy is an investment in your overall well-being. When we consider how the average American will spend decades working, we have to ask ourselves a question. “Is it worth it for me to spend tens of thousands of hours of my life doing something that I do not like?” That is a lot of time spent in something that isn’t making you happy. Counseling can help you identify what you want to do so that you can move forward with intent and purpose. Our experience has also shown us that once people get matched up to jobs or careers they are passionate about their performance improves. As your performance improves others start to take notice and you actually can start to make more money.
I am a college student. I have never had a career. My main concern is trying to figure out what to study. Does this apply to me?
Absolutely. Figuring out what to study early on can fast track to personal and professional success. While you are in college you may feel overwhelmed by the number of majors you can choose. Maybe you choose something by default. Counseling can be really effective in helping you make a choice with conviction based on who you are, what you find interesting, and who you want to be. By graduating college with the right degree you can hop right into the proper path for you to advance forward.
I don’t love what I do but I make a lot of money. If I walk away from this, I will have to start over and it will take forever to get back to my current financial success.
This concern strikes home for us here at The New Jersey Family and Addiction Institute. We have had these fears as well. Our personal and professional experience has shown us that shifting focus from making money to finding fulfillment helps us to move forward. One of our therapists left the oilfield where he was highly compensated to pursue something closer to his heart. It was a scary process for him but he took appropriate planning steps. Today he is doing what he loves and making more money than he did then. The decision to make a shift is not taking lightly. We will help you with figuring out what the process looks like, what preparations you need to make, and how to successfully transition without being overwhelmed by stress.
We provide services in the Morris, Essex, and Union County area. We invite you to call us for a 15-minute free consultation to discuss any questions and concerns you may have about counseling.