Debbie Haughton

Why I chose the profession of counseling

Many years ago I needed help in a family crisis. I felt helpless and hopeless. I finally turned to professional counseling for guidance and support but unfortunately did not have a positive experience.  I vowed at that time that no one should have to go through what I went through. There must be a better way. This difficult situation led me to change my profession and become a professional counselor myself.  I have made it my life’s mission to help those that are hurting and have nowhere else to turn and no one to turn to for help. When a person goes through a difficult time they often feel alone in their pain and suffer silently.  Taking the step to seek professional help is scary and I want to make it as easy as possible.