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4 Types of Anxiety Disorders

Everyone experiences some worry and anxiety at some point in their lives, as these are normal responses to stress. However, when these feelings disrupt everyday activities and relationships, they become symptoms of a disorder. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issues in America, affecting more than 40 million people each year in a variety of ways. Common [...]

March 5th, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, Services|Tags: , |

Do’s & Don’ts of Approaching Couples Therapy

If you and your significant other are experiencing relationship woes, you may be considering couples therapy. This type of counseling can help you and your partner learn more about each other and how to strengthen your relationship. For this mental health treatment to be successful, you have to go in with the right attitude. Here are [...]

February 25th, 2020|Categories: Family, Services|Tags: , , |

Can Therapy Help Children Cope With Divorce?

It’s no secret that divorce will change family dynamics. Although you may be looking forward to a fresh start, your children may be unable to handle the transition without help. In therapy, a compassionate counselor who specializes in child and adolescent mental health can teach your children how to cope with the stress and anxiety they feel surrounding [...]

February 20th, 2020|Categories: Eating Disorder, Family, Mental Health, Trauma|

5 Tips for Reducing Your Child’s Anxiety

Anxiety disorder is one of the most common mental conditions affecting children in the United States. If your child has been recently diagnosed with this condition, there’s plenty you can do to help manage it. Here, review anxiety treatment tips for easing apprehension. 5 Anxiety Treatment Tips to Help Your Child Don’t Dismiss Emotions Allow your child to express [...]

September 17th, 2019|Categories: Family, Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

A Letter From a Therapist to a Human with Suicidal Thoughts: World Suicide Prevention Day

A Letter From a Therapist to a Human with Suicidal Thoughts: You Are Worth So Much More Than Your Thoughts are Trying to Convince You By Kristin Canan, LICSW Dear Fellow Human, I want to start off by apologizing, not from a place of pity, but from a place of genuine sorrow that so many [...]

Understanding PTSD: The War that is More than Combat

It’s the planning for every scenario. It’s the fear. It’s the hypervigilance. It’s the jumpiness. It’s the dread that she may leave too. It’s the overwhelming feeling of emptiness, like you are a shell of a human being. It’s the self-blame. It’s the shame over what happened and what that means about you. It’s the [...]

July 10th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health, Trauma|

International Yoga Day: Pressing Reset Within

Kristin Hoover, CTRS, RYT200 For those of you that might get through the first few sentences of this post and find yourself moving to click the “back” button or to close out the screen upon seeing the buzzword, "yoga," let me challenge you to follow whatever brought you to this page in the first place. [...]

June 21st, 2019|Categories: Self Care|Tags: , , |

How to Choose the Right Counseling Center

Whether you want to participate in marriage counseling or focus on your personal mental health, finding the right counseling center is your first step to a better future. Some centers are better equipped to help you than others, so take your time to ensure you find the right one. Start your search on the right foot by knowing [...]

June 20th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health, Services|Tags: , , |

3 Common Misconceptions About Therapy

Unfortunately, many people who could benefit from therapy choose not to try it because of the stigma that surrounds it. But if you’re struggling with anxiety, depression, or any other type of mental health issue, therapy can be a powerful tool. Here are a few common myths about counseling and why they should be disregarded. Myths About [...]

June 19th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health, Services|Tags: |

5 Signs of Depression You May Recognize

Depression is not just temporary feelings of sadness. This mental health condition can have short and long-term effects on individuals experiencing it and the people around them. That’s why it’s crucial to be able to identify some of the signs of this state and offer help to those in need. Here are five potential indications to watch [...]

June 12th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |

3 Signs of Anxiety in Teenagers

Anxiety can fill a person’s mind with constant concerns, making it difficult to relax or feel enjoyment. Having anxious thoughts can be especially troubling for young adults and teenagers, since they may not have the life experiences to cope with these emotions. Here are three signs your teenager may be struggling with anxiety, and how a counselor can help. [...]

May 27th, 2019|Categories: Family, Mental Health|

Summer Body Truths

It’s spring. The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. The snow is melting again. For some, spring is a sign of warmer weather, new life, and exciting summer activities to come filled with picnics, barbeques, festivals, and summer parties. For many, it includes long days spent outside at the lake, on the beach, at [...]

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