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13
MAR
2019
eft therapy

Emotional Freedom Technique: What Conditions Can EFT Therapy Treat?

In short, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a therapeutic technique that involves tapping the energy points around the body to reduce tension and promote a better sense of well-being. Though skeptics may claim it lacks scientific foundation, Harvard Medical School did a major...
27
FEB
2019
asking for help

Asking for Help is Okay: Changing the Stigma of Therapy

Lily Reinhart, the star of TV show Riverdale, recently announced on her Instagram: “Friendly reminder for anyone who needs to hear it: therapy is never something to feel ashamed of. Everyone can benefit from seeing a therapist. Doesn’t matter how old or...
07
FEB
2019
guide to self love

Be Your Own Valentine: A Guide to True Self Love

Dean Martin once sang “You’re nobody ‘til somebody loves you…” but by “somebody,” he should have meant the person you hold in the highest esteem: yourself. People toss around phrases like, “You have to love yourself” or “Love yourself before you can love someone else,” but what...
30
JAN
2019
difference between counseling and psychology

Counseling vs. Psychology: What’s the Difference & Which Do You Need?

So often, people use the words “counselor” and “psychologist” interchangeably. But the truth of the matter is that there is a difference between counseling and psychology, and that difference, well… it makes a difference! People should choose whether to see a counselor or...
15
JAN
2019
cbt therapy emdr therapy sexual trauma recovery

Building Strength & Resilience After Sexual Assault: EMDR & CBT for Sexual Trauma Recovery

The extent to which sexual violation and assault are running rampant in today’s society has been made crystal clear in recent years. Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K., Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx. More than 140 celebrities have already faced, or are...
09
JAN
2019
signs of low self-esteem

Surprising Signs of Low Self-Esteem & How To Change the Way You Think About Yourself

Those who suffer from low self-esteem are likely aware their warped self-image negatively impacts their life experiences. At the worst, low self-esteem can lead to severe mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety. At its best, low self-esteem can drive people to...
14
DEC
2018
teach children gratitude during the holiday season

For Gratitude Greater than Greed: 5 Ways to Teach Your Children Gratitude During the Holidays

The holiday season, for all its joy and wonder, has an insidious way of bringing out a terrible quality in our children: greed. No, no parent intentionally raises greedy children. In fact, the majority of us go above and beyond to teach our children to show appreciation and...
28
NOV
2018
self care during the holiday season

Self-Care & Stress Management During the Holiday Season

With all of its whimsy and wonder, the holiday season has arrived. And while many people revel in the magic of bright-eyed children and good cheer, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can leave us lacking in the self-care department. There are cookies to bake, parties to...
09
NOV
2018
parenting styles

Prepare for Impact: How Parenting Styles Impact Child Development

No two parents have exactly the same parenting style. But every single parent will have an impact on the emotional development of their children, as well as on their ability to succeed in the long-term. Understanding the role your actions and behaviors play when it comes to your...
25
OCT
2018
play therapy

So Your Child Needs Play Therapy. Now What?

Parents do everything in their power to protect their children from traumatic situations. Unfortunately, life sometimes has different plans for us—and those plans are often completely out of our control. Natural disasters, unexpected deaths, divorce or separation, abuse…children...