Garson Counseling Group

Psychotherapy and Coaching Services for Individuals, Couples, and Families.

Garson Counseling Group

Psychotherapy and Coaching Services for Individuals, Couples, and Families.

Concrete Solutions for Your Mental Health Needs

We live complicated, pressure-packed lives. Virtually no one is immune. Consider, for example, these questions:

Out there, in the “real” world, are you weighed down by a dispiriting sense that there is never enough time or money; that it is impossible to live the life of your dreams?

Do you spend too many of your hours and days stressed and pre-occupied, sad and discouraged?

In your intimate relationship, do you feel unseen, unappreciated, wrong? Do your conversations too often leave you feeling worse?

Sadly, most of us muddle through, thinking that no one can really help; that this is just the way things are.

At Garson Counseling, we offer hope—and concrete solutions. We are psychotherapists and coaches working with individuals, couples, and families.

We can help you with:

  • Depression and Sadness
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Communication
  • Trust Issues
  • Sex and Sexuality Issues
  • Loneliness and Emotional Intimacy
  • Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Work and Career

Beyond our training and expertise, we are also a couple – Dale and Jeff – who have struggled, grown, and healed in our own relationship and lives. We know, first-hand, that with the right coaching and support, a more vibrant and joyful life is possible. While it requires focus and persistence, things can get better – a lot better.

We can help you.

Call us or contact us for a no-charge introductory telephone consultation.

Telehealth and Office in Plymouth Meeting. All major insurances accepted.

Also service clients in

  • Lafayette Hill
  • Conshohocken
  • Blue Bell
  • Ft. Washington
  • Norristown
  • Norriton
  • Springfield
  • Ambler
  • Glenside
  • Oreland
  • Flourtown
  • Villanova
  • Radnor
  • Rosemont
  • King of Prussia
  • Willow Grove
  • Chestnut Hill
  • Mt. Airy
  • Germantown
  • Montgomery County

As important as it is, the best healing does more than simply ease the tensions of daily living. For more lasting change to occur, we need to tackle the deeper realities that drive our world and limit our choices. If we hope to escape life's seemingly endless cycle of anxiety and discontent, we need to recognize and come to grips with these forces.
At Garson Counseling, we work at two levels. We are dedicated to helping our clients feel better now. But we also offer an approach to living, Radical Decency, that deals with these deeper issues in a way that offers a concrete path to a life of greater meaning, ease, and vibrancy.

Radical Decency: A Brief Description

Our perspective on the deeper forces that define the context of our lives begins with a simple, stark fact: We live in a failed culture.

Why do we say this? Because a healthy culture would, at the very least, support us in being:

  • Decent to ourselves,
  • Decent to others,
  • Decent to the world.

Sadly—remarkably—our world fails to support any of these purposes. With its relentless emphasis on competition and winning, domination and control, our instinct to treat others—and ourselves—with compassion and caring is consigned to nights and weekends; the margins of our lives.


At Garson Counseling, we seek to exactly reverse this equation, teaching an approach to living that focuses on decency in all that we do, in every context of living, and without exception – to ourselves, to others, and to the world.

The exciting news is that Radical Decency is a pathway to a richer, more vibrant life. As it becomes our habitual focus, it fosters an increased sense of:


Living in the present,

leading to less shame, guilt, and remorse about the past; less fear and anxiety about the future.


Appreciation, empathy, and acceptance of yourself and others,

leading to less judgment, jealousy, possessiveness, greed and need to control.


Clarity and coherence about your priorities and choices,

leading to less anxiety and to an increased sense of ease in life.


An ennobling sense of purpose,

leading to less hopelessness and mistrust, and to an increased sense of vibrancy, aliveness and pleasure in living.



In counseling, feeling better is job number one. But the most productive work is not just about relieving symptoms. We can only move beyond the painful thoughts and feelings that, too often, dominate our lives when they are replaced by a more hopeful vision.

Garson Counseling seeks to do both. We offer a variety of strategies for addressing our clients' anxieties and fears, even as we support them in creating a more vibrant sense of what their lives can become.