The therapeutic process seeks to meet goals established by you and your therapist, usually revolving around specific issues or symptoms. Participating in therapy may include benefits such as the resolution of issues or reduction of symptoms, as well as healthier relationships with those around you. Therapy may reduce distress, enhance stress management, and increase your ability to manage problems related to work, family, personal, relational, etc. Participating in therapy can lead to greater understanding of who you are, what you want, and how to get there. This can increase your overall well-being and lead to greater happiness. Progress will be assessed on a regular basis and feedback from you will be elicited to ensure the most effective therapeutic services are provided.