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What You Need To Know About Relationship Counseling Jun 29th, 2020

By our very nature, humans are social animals who thrive on connection. Whether it’s a family unit, a nationality, or simply a group of like-minded people, relationships are critical to how we make our way in the world. When relationships go awry, however, the effects can be devastating, which is...

What to Do When Your Anxiety Becomes Debilitating May 3rd, 2020

You wake in the morning and enjoy those few moments of calm before your anxiety begins to kick in. All too soon, you’re left feeling inexplicably apprehensive, at best, and paralyzed by impending doom, at worst. In either case, anxiety has hijacked your day before you even get out of...

Understanding Psychotherapy Apr 30th, 2020

Nearly one in five Americans struggles with mental illness, which includes mental, behavioral, and emotional disorders. While each person’s mental health issue benefits from a unique set of treatment protocols, most rely on a foundation of comprehensive psychotherapy, also called talk therapy. In fact, 75% of those who undergo some...

How Untreated Depression Can Harm Your Physical Health Mar 18th, 2020

While depression is among the most common mental disorders, the effects this condition can have on your physical health are also well-documented. In fact, depression is closely tied to chronic pain, with one often begetting the other, sending people into a vicious cycle of mental and physical health issues. Here...

Therapy 101: Who benefits from therapy? Jul 12th, 2018

Who benefits from therapy?   (For the sake of this article, I will be using “therapist” and “psychologist” interchangeably; however, it is important to note that there are other mental health fields such as counseling and social work. It is also important to note that not everyone who refers to...

Therapy 101: How to find a therapist Jul 12th, 2018

How to choose a therapist?   You’ve already made the important decision to start therapy. But what next? It can seem like a daunting task to choose someone with whom to share your inner most world. In my experience, it comes down to three general categories: logistics, credentials, and goodness...

Therapy 101: What to expect in a first therapy session Jul 12th, 2018

So you’ve made the decision to start therapy, you’ve found a qualified therapist who meets your initial parameters, and you’ve scheduled your first appointment. First of all, congratulations! This can be the hardest part of the process and the decision to commit to therapy can take a lot of courage....