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Discover how starting goal-setting counseling can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

Starting Goal-setting counseling

What is Goal-setting counseling?

Goal-setting counseling from a provider at Thriveworks in Wilmington, NC helps individuals clarify goals, develop action plans, and navigate challenges along the way. Goal-setting counselors employ effective communication and active listening to assist clients in overcoming obstacles, unlocking their potential, and achieving personal growth for a more fulfilling life.

How does Goal-setting counseling work?

In goal-setting counseling, our counselors utilize diverse therapeutic techniques that are tailored to individuals, including Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), mindfulness, and positive psychology approaches. They also utilize active listening and empathetic communication to provide a supportive space for you to explore and achieve personal goals and overcome challenges, fostering personal growth and clarity.

Is Goal-setting counseling conducted in person or online?

Goal-setting counseling at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and via Online therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does Goal-setting counseling last?

The number of goal-setting counseling sessions someone attends can differ based on the counselor and the client. How many sessions are needed and how often they occur often hinges on the client's objectives and the complexity of their concerns. Some clients might opt for a few sessions to tackle particular goals or issues, while others may decide on ongoing sessions to work on personal growth and life enhancement over a more extended period of time.

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Goal Setting Help in Wilmington, NC—Life Coaches and Counselors Near You

Goals are the first step towards planning for the future and play a fundamental role in the development of skills in various facets of life, from work to relationships and everything in between. They are the target at which we aim our proverbial arrow.

Why Set Goals? If accomplishing a life dream was easy, everyone would do it. However, a lot of people know what it is like to come up short—to want to achieve but fail.

Setting goals, especially the right kind of goals, can help by…

  • Focusing your attention on what is important
  • Providing motivation
  • Refocusing & aligning behavior
  • Sustaining momentum through challenges & setbacks
  • Triggering self-control

What Goals Can Thriveworks Wilmington Help With?

A few examples of goals that our Thriveworks counselors can help you achieve and focus on include:

  • Career:What kind of job do you want to do?
  • Financial:What do you want to earn, and what kind of life do you want to sustain?
  • Pleasurable:What do you enjoy in life? What is fun for you?
  • Educational:Is there something you want to learn or explore?
  • Familial:What kind of familial relationships do you want to cultivate? With your parents, siblings, spouse, children, extended family, et cetera?
  • Artistic:Is there an artistic or musical skill you want to learn or practice?
  • Attitude:What kind of person you want to be? More patient? More caring? More self-assured?
  • Physical:What level of health would you like to enjoy?

Let Thriveworks in Wilmington, NC help you reach your Goals! Call today (910) 247-4818.

If you are ready to speak to a mental health professional about setting and achieving a goal, the counselors at Thriveworks Counseling and Coaching in Wilmington are eager to help you reach your goals! (910) 247-4818 

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Wilmington therapists and counselors accept 24 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina | BCBS

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina | BCBS Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Caresource

  • Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance (CBHA)

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

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Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Wilmington is located near Empie Park off of Wrightsville Ave. We share a building with Amina Shade - State Farm Insurance Agent, Emerald Cuts, Ward Hair & Nail Design, and other businesses.

Phone number

(910) 714-4942

Languages spoken by NC providers

  • English
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