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15
MAY
2019
advocating for yourself in therapy

Getting the Most Out of Therapy: The Importance of Advocating for Yourself

You’ve done the work and sought the support of a therapist who can help guide you in shifting unproductive thoughts and behaviors towards healthier ones. This step alone…getting started with a therapist…is to be celebrated as getting started is one of the most...
01
MAY
2019
do you need child counseling

Is it “Just a Phase” or Does Your Child Need Counseling?

Your child has been exhibiting maladaptive behaviors: outbursts, tantrums…just bad behavior in general. Initially you didn’t think much of it—it’s just a phase, right? But as weeks turn into months or years, you begin to realize that your child’s behavior is more long-term than...
26
APR
2019
impact of divorce on children

The Real Impact of Divorce on Children: What Parents Need to Know

Divorce is stressful…not just for the couple, but for everybody involved—children included. It’s easy to turn inward while going through a divorce and remain focused on processing your own feelings of sadness, stress, anger or anxiety. But, if you have children, it’s important to...
12
APR
2019
impact of therapy

Life During Therapy: 6 Ways Your World Will Begin to Change

Making the decision to see a therapist isn’t always an easy one. From choosing a therapist, to the feelings of fear and anticipation that build-up prior to your first session, to the uncertainty that exists about the journey you’re about to take, you may find you have so many...
03
APR
2019
manage anxiety

Taking Care of You: 10 Tips to Manage Anxiety

Anxiety can be overwhelming. It casts a shadow on our lives. Even though we can read article after article about how to deal with anxiety, one of the best ways is to implement a few self-care strategies that better manage the day-to-day anxious thoughts and feelings. Living in...
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...