WELCOME

Explore What’s Next offers psychotherapy, counseling, personal & executive coaching. We provide services for adults, couples, children, adolescents & families in a style that is compassionate, direct, and non-judgmental. Our approach is collaborative to maximize your counseling experience.

Tips to Have a Happy Pandemic Thanksgiving

Tips to Have a Happy Pandemic Thanksgiving

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? No worrying about gifts! We get to focus on food, (one our favorite things!) and people, relationships, family, friends (more favorites! And, of course, gratitude.  This year it feels all turned upside down. The focus has shifted...

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The Studio at Explore What’s Next offers gentle, nurturing self-care classes & workshops. We explore yoga, meditation & mindfulness as well as provide workshops, seminars & groups in a wide-array of subjects, from baby-proofing your relationship, living with chronic illness to financial wellness & more. All offerings are open to the public in our beautiful, ADA compliant space. 

A full service counseling and executive coaching practice, Explore What’s Next offers services throughout the lifespan, including children ages five years and up, teens and young adults. The therapists are there to discuss your needs, answer your questions and make a plan. Explore What’s Next has two convenient locations on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo and Sweet Home in Amherst.

Dr. Aletta and the Explore What’s Next therapists provide office hours in a private comfortable setting as well as sessions via video or by phone.

A Chat with Nicole Brown About Bringing Home Baby

Explore What’s Next therapists offer an assortment of workshops, psycho-educational, supportive and process groups. We update the list here frequently so check in often!

Tips to Have a Happy Pandemic Thanksgiving

Tips to Have a Happy Pandemic Thanksgiving

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? No worrying about gifts! We get to focus on food, (one our favorite things!) and people, relationships, family, friends (more favorites! And, of course, gratitude.  This year it feels all turned upside down. The focus has shifted...
5 Tips to Help Parents Survive Distance Learning

5 Tips to Help Parents Survive Distance Learning

Can Parents Survive Distance Learning? The answer is highlighted in 7 Tips! Kids with Attention Challenges & Remote Learning, your child is the main focus of distance learning, but don’t forget a KEY ingredient to your child’s success: YOU.  It might be easy...
Why am I damaging my hair, skin, & nails when I am stressed?

Why am I damaging my hair, skin, & nails when I am stressed?

Why am I damaging my hair, skin, and nails when I am stressed?! Do you bite your nails or cuticles until they hurt?Do you pull your hair until you have bald spots?Do you pick at your skin until you have multiple bloody spots on your face? You are not alone! You are...
7 Tips! Kids with Attention Challenges & Remote Learning

7 Tips! Kids with Attention Challenges & Remote Learning

Parent's all over the Western New York Region are experiencing the difficulty of connecting children with Attention Challenges to Remote Learning. Having the kids home 24/7 AND for many, also working from home, AND helping them each step of the way with their school...
4 Skills to Adapt to The New College Experience:

4 Skills to Adapt to The New College Experience:

Clara Kuntz, Ph.D, discusses four skills college students can use to adapt to the new college experience. Helpful for college age families.

Near Me: 5 Parks to Visit After a Therapy Session

Near Me: 5 Parks to Visit After a Therapy Session

Therapy is great, but homework isn’t.  At the end of my last therapy session, my therapist asked “So have you made any more headway in that workbook I recommended?” The smile on my face fell slightly. ‘Shit.’ I, in fact, had not opened that work book in over a...

In our work we want to lower your stress and minimize any surprises. You are vulnerable enough coming into this situation. We want to reduce your worries.

 

We offer an initial 30 minute consultation, at no charge, in the office, with video chat or on the phone. Let’s discuss your needs, answer your questions and make a plan.

You have nothing to lose and a lot to gain by taking this little step.

WELCOME

Explore What’s Next offers psychotherapy, counseling, personal & executive coaching. We provide services for adults, couples, children, adolescents & families in a style that is compassionate, direct, and non-judgmental. Our approach is collaborative to maximize your counseling experience.

Tips to Have a Happy Pandemic Thanksgiving

Tips to Have a Happy Pandemic Thanksgiving

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? No worrying about gifts! We get to focus on food, (one our favorite things!) and people, relationships, family, friends (more favorites! And, of course, gratitude.  This year it feels all turned upside down. The focus has shifted...

read more

The Studio at Explore What’s Next offers gentle, nurturing self-care classes & workshops. We explore yoga, meditation & mindfulness as well as provide workshops, seminars & groups in a wide-array of subjects, from baby-proofing your relationship, living with chronic illness to financial wellness & more. All offerings are open to the public in our beautiful, ADA compliant space. Whatever you need, from individual counseling, help with parenting your teen, untangling a challenging relationship, to expert coaching for your business, the professionals of Explore What’s Next are here to support you.

Dr. Aletta and the Explore What’s Next therapists provide convenient office hours in a private, comfortable setting.
Whatever you need, from individual counseling, help with parenting your teen, untangling a challenging relationship, to expert coaching for your business, the professionals of Explore What’s Next are here to support you.

Dr. Aletta and the Explore What’s Next therapists provide office hours in a private comfortable setting as well as sessions via video or by phone.

A Chat with Nicole Brown About Bringing Home Baby

Explore What’s Next therapists offer an assortment of workshops, psycho-educational, supportive and process groups. We update the list here frequently so check in often!

5 Tips to Help Parents Survive Distance Learning

5 Tips to Help Parents Survive Distance Learning

Can Parents Survive Distance Learning? The answer is highlighted in 7 Tips! Kids with Attention Challenges & Remote Learning, your child is the main focus of distance learning, but don’t forget a KEY ingredient to your child’s success: YOU.  It might be easy...
7 Tips! Kids with Attention Challenges & Remote Learning

7 Tips! Kids with Attention Challenges & Remote Learning

Parent's all over the Western New York Region are experiencing the difficulty of connecting children with Attention Challenges to Remote Learning. Having the kids home 24/7 AND for many, also working from home, AND helping them each step of the way with their school...
Chronic Illness in the Time of COVID

Chronic Illness in the Time of COVID

In the old movie Broadcast News, the Holly Hunter character, I forget her name, would take time for herself every morning to cry. She just cried. There was no apparent trigger, no reason or justification ever given for why this intelligent, intense, professional woman...

In our work we want to lower your stress and minimize any surprises. You are vulnerable enough coming into this situation. We want to reduce your worries.

 

We offer an initial 30 minute consultation, at no charge, in the office, with video chat or on the phone. Let’s discuss your needs, answer your questions and make a plan.

You have nothing to lose and a lot to gain by taking this little step.