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APR
2014

What Can I Expect When I Begin Counseling?

If this is your first time entering into counseling it may feel overwhelming and you may have some questions. Each state has a department of regulatory agency that regulates therapists but these requirements may vary slightly from state to state. Typically, when you enter into...
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APR
2014

What is Therapy?

The counseling profession sometimes has a stigma around it. I’ve heard people disregard the importance of therapy simply by not understanding what happens in the counseling relationship. I’ve heard comments like “I’m not crazy so I don’t need a therapist.”We all have things that...
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APR
2014

Tips on How To Choose a Therapist

As a therapist I know how important it is to choose the right
 therapist for your needs. A good relationship with your
therapist is crucial creating a foundation based on trust
so you can explore your concerns in a safe environment.
After all, a therapist is someone you will work...
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APR
2014

Self-Care

As a therapist I always stress the importance of self-care. In this day and age how many of us really give ourselves permission to take care of OURSELVES? “Well, I don’t want to be selfish. After all, I have too much to do. I need to grocery shop, pick-up the dry cleaning, take...
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APR
2014

Play Therapy

What is play therapy? Play therapy refers to a large number of treatment methods, all of which make use of one or more of the natural benefits of play. It is a special therapeutic approach for working with children, adolescents, their families and/or care providers.Play is the...
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APR
2014

Children and Divorce

All children, no matter what their age or developmental stage will experience some effects of the divorce. Younger children may not be able to verbally express themselves but they are still impacted by these changes. Whereas, older children may have more understanding they may...
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APR
2014

Parenting Help

Parenting can be a time of joy, excitement, and happiness but it can also be filled with challenges along the way. When I am working with families this is one the most asked questions…”what do I do when my child does…” I provide parents guidance using the love and logic parenting...
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APR
2014

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep is so important. Sleep serves so many vital purposes and a lack of sleep can lead to many different problems throughout the day. I have listed some important tips to help you get the sleep you need to be the best you can be! Your Personal Habits Fix a bedtime and an...
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APR
2014

What Every Parent Should Know (poem)

Please, Mom and Dad . . . My hands are small. I don’t mean to spill my milk. My legs are short. Please slow down so I can keep up with you . Don’t slap my hands when I touch something bright and pretty. I don’t understand. Please look at me when I talk to you. It lets me know you...
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APR
2014

14 Tips to Reduce Your Stress

1. Breathe. Practice deep breathing filling your diaphragm with air. “Breathe in calm, breathe out tension.” Practice daily. 2. Meditate. Learn how to meditate to quite your mind at least once a day. 3. Exercise. Exercise increases endorphins in our brains for a lot of positive...