Hilary K. Robison, LCSW
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As human beings, we are constantly evolving. However, there are times in our lives where we face a dramatic change or transition. These transitions may be linked to a developmental stage in our life, such as:

A transition might also be motivated by:

The loss of an important relationship; Changes in home life, such as a new spouse; The birth of a child or "empty nest" syndrome; Personal Changes, of one's health, a sudden success or failure, change in lifestyle; Work or financial changes; Inner changes.

During these transitions, there are times when you may be struggling with issues such as job performance, the quality of your relationships or physical self care. You may feel as though your life is on the brink of significantly going downhill and you are becoming increasingly worried and exhausted trying to stay on top of it all.

A transition is the natural process of disorientation and reorientation that marks the turning point in the path of growth.

This sense of disorientation, although implicit in the process, can be discomfiting and discombobulating. We don't like to feel uncomfortable! Thus we sometimes unwittingly throw obstacles in our own path. These obstacles temporarily relieve our discomfort but they prevent us from growing and cause new problems for us. These obstacles might include:

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