Why do people seek therapy?

People come to therapy for a myriad of reasons, but typically people seek therapy because they are feeling "stuck" in some area of their life. Some people come to therapy to improve relationships, to gain assistance in coping with unexpected changes in their life, to learn more effective coping skills for dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, and pain, or to gain assistance in making healthy lifestyle changes. Others may come to gain access to and expand their potential through self-exploration.

What can I expect from therapy?

Therapy can give you greater insight into why you feel like you do and enhance your ability to gain control over your emotions and your behavior. It can empower you with more effective coping skills and tools to enhance all areas of your life. Therapy has the ability to assist you in gaining more control over your health and well being.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?

The therapeutic relationship should be a connected and trusting relationship between client and therapist where the client can feel free to express thoughts and feelings in an atmosphere of unconditional positive regard. It is considered to be one of the most important components to successful therapy.

It is imperative that you feel comfortable and feel heard and understood, otherwise the effectiveness of therapy will be greatly compromised. The therapists at the Hershey Counseling Center understand the importance of this connection. If at any time you do not feel your therapist is a good fit for you, just let your therapist know and we will refer you to another qualified professional.

What insurances do you take?

We participate with Highmark, Highmark Federal, Blue Cross Blue Shield Anthem, Capital Blue Cross, Capital Blue Cross Federal, CHIP, Independence Blue Cross, UBH/OPTUM, MHNet, Health America, Magellan, Quest, MHN, Highmark West Virginia Inc., HM Health Insurance Company, Keystone Health Plan West, Inc., Highmark Inc., Highmark select resources Inc., Highmark coverage Advantage Inc., Highmark Benefits Group Inc. Not every therapist participates with every insurance. Call us to verify insurance coverage.

Other questions?

We will be happy to answer any other questions you may have. Please feel free to contact us at 717-220-4808 or email us at

location contact
1371 Sand Hill Road
Hummelstown, PA 17036
(The Historic Hilltop Building)
Jane Torregrossa