Robert Castle, M.S., LCPC, NCC, ACS
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Collaborative Counseling, LLC, 744 Dulaney Valley Road, STE 7, Towson, Maryland 21204
“The Golden Rule” can be a helpful guide to psychotherapy: treating others as you would like to be treated, with gentleness, pacing, and respect. If a counseling session is likened to conversing with a knowledgeable advisor on the doorstep of your home, psychotherapy can be like inviting that advisor into the “parlor” or “living room” of your inner world based on trust, at-ease-ness, and confidence in your advisor’s insight. My approach to psychotherapy is interactive and strengths-based, starting with cognitive (thought-based) or behavioral coping skills, and moving into awareness of family of origin themes and the impact of past trauma when needed to activate more enduring personal growth in the client.