CreativeCounselingCenter
25
MAY
2017
child and family therapy

child and family therapy | the role of the family in child counseling

It takes a village to raise a child. Never has that old adage been more true than in child and family therapy. Children with mental or behavioral health issues require a lot of support, and not just from a therapist or counselor – from the entire family unit, too. Encouraging...
19
MAY
2017
couples therapy

Couples Therapy | Tips for Effective Communication with Your Significant Other

Any relationship has its ups and downs. All couples argue and disagree. There is no way around it. Every person grows and changes in time, has his or her own opinions, expresses emotion differently, and makes mistakes. We are human and sometimes our emotions cloud the logical...
05
APR
2017
child counseling and child therapy

CHILD COUNSELING: THE BENEFITS OF THERAPY VS. THE NEGATIVE STIGMA

It’s never easy to decide whether or not your child needs counseling. Oftentimes, even when there is a clear indication that a child needs therapy – trauma or abuse, destructive behavior towards themselves or others, dealing with death, grief or loss – parents grapple with the...
31
MAR
2017
eft and eft tapping

EFT | EFT TAPPING | EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE | EFT THERAPY

There are many unconventional, non-medicinal treatments for anxiety, PTSD, phobias and other psychiatric disorders. Emotional freedom technique (EFT) is therapeutic technique that physically releases internal blocks and restores balance to the body on a cellular level. EFT...
08
MAR
2017
anger management

ANGER MANAGEMENT | ANGER MANAGEMENT COUNSELING & TECHNIQUES

If you or someone you know can be described as “hot tempered” or “a hothead,” then you know how harmful excessive anger can be. People may feel that anger is a part of who they are, and that anger management is out of their hands. However, there are many anger management...
22
FEB
2017
cognitive behavioral therapy

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY | CBT THERAPY TECHNIQUES & APPLICATIONS

I have depression. I have anxiety. I have an eating disorder. I have a substance addiction. I have a problem.  All of these statements are examples of mental health problems that are very real, not uncommon, and not to be taken lightly. Fortunately, in today’s society, we have a...
01
FEB
2017

THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS | ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT THERAPY

Everyday people ask for advice or help from those around them, but this can be a difficult task when everything in life seems to be going in the wrong direction. Seeking counselors and performing specific therapeutic activities for adults may benefit you in many ways. Do your...
18
JAN
2017

HOW TO FIND A THERAPIST FOR YOUR CHILD | PLAY THERAPY | THERAPEUTIC PLAY

Whatever the circumstances, making the decision to bring your child to a therapist is a difficult one. It is an emotionally-charged choice, oftentimes requiring parents or guardians to revisit painful memories, or to acknowledge feelings of sadness and guilt. But the decision to...
12
OCT
2015
PTSD_trauma in teens

PTSD and Trauma in Teens

Is your teenager going through a rough time? Being a teenager is a difficult stage to begin with and it only gets more complicated when they face a traumatic experience. It is life changing. Our team of counselors are trained in handling these very issues. We provide a safe place...
09
OCT
2015
Play Therapy in Denver

What is Play Therapy & How Does It Help

We get so many questions about what Play Therapy actually is? Is it a good fit for my child?  This video is just for you. Play therapy refers to a large number of treatment methods. Play therapy is an umbrella term that describes several modalities including, dramatic play, art...