Although Dr. Mattera has a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and extensive experience counseling others, the telephone sessions offered with her are considered consultations and coaching/guidance sessions. They are designed to help adults with problems in their daily life find joy and balance. If you are experiencing deeper issues, seek mental health counseling with a trained professional. Visit www.apa.org in order to locate a psychologist in your area. In an emergency, dial 911 or go directly to the emergency room of your local hospital.