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 [...]

2020-10-09T15:58:25-05:00February 25th, 2020|Specialties: 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 [...]

2020-10-09T15:58:58-05:00February 20th, 2020|Specialties: 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 [...]

2020-10-09T15:59:15-05:00September 17th, 2019|Specialties: Family, 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. [...]

2020-10-09T16:06:09-05:00May 27th, 2019|Specialties: Family, Mental Health|

3 Signs Therapy May Be Right For Your Family

You love your family, but sometimes it can be difficult to communicate your feelings to one another. If you’re going through a tough time or facing a particular obstacle, it can help to have a third-party mediate your discussions so that you can overcome situations together. Below are a few common signs that family therapy is a [...]

2020-10-09T15:56:42-05:00May 8th, 2019|Specialties: Family|Tags: , , |

Getting Through the Holidays

The holidays are no longer simply approaching quickly, they are here. For many, the holidays are a time of celebration with family and friends, and for many others, it can be a time of grief or strife. If you are struggling during the holiday season, below are some tips and tricks to help get you [...]

2020-09-23T14:19:44-05:00December 4th, 2018|Specialties: Family, Self Care, Trauma|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What to do When my Loved One Doesn’t Want Support

Watching loved ones struggle, whatever their age, is always excruciating. It leaves a gaping hole in your stomach and a heaviness in your heart unlike anything else. It produces a deep desperation to make everything better. But what if your loved one does not want your help (or maybe anyone else’s)? How do you continue [...]

2020-10-09T15:57:36-05:00December 3rd, 2018|Specialties: Family, Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

What if it’s Thanksgiving and I don’t feel thankful?!

History tells us that Thanksgiving was created as a day to celebrate and express gratitude for the bounty of the earth, for neighbors, for abundance. Over time, as families and communities develop their own traditions, it appears to have grown to become a day to celebrate good food and good relationships amidst sharing laughs and [...]

Family Legacy

Engage your Curiosity and Explore your Legacy by Karen Byrd, M.A., L.P.C.C. Legacy, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, and for the purposes of this post, is something transmitted or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past.  In this life, we receive a legacy from those that have come before us.  We also, [...]

2020-09-22T12:04:41-05:00March 19th, 2018|Specialties: Family|
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