Posts by Clara Jennison

Clara Jennison
Clara has been writing for Eddins Counseling Group since 2020. She is a writer, editor, and researcher.

relationship issues

Relationship Issues? Stop Taking Your Partner for Gra...

In our experience, a lot of relationship issues are caused by partners taking each other for granted. No way! That couldn’t be you, right? But it might be. When you have a good thing going, you might get into a routine and develop patterns. Those certain behaviors become expected and then a few priorities become…

intimate relationship

How to Fight in an Intimate Relationship, Therapist...

You can’t have a relationship without arguments, we wish we could, but we cannot. So, we have to figure out how to fight in an intimate relationship because occasional disagreement is part of having any contact with another human being.  No matter how balanced and loving your relationship is, you won’t see eye to eye…

How to Help a Child with Anxiety

How to Help a Child with Anxiety

  As parents, the search for solutions on how to help a child with anxiety results from months, even years, of not understanding what is wrong and why your baby is so distressed. It makes you as a parent anxious, which in turn reinforces those feelings. To prevent that, you are always bottling up our…

Should You Leave Your Relationship

Leave Your Relationship? 10 Signs You Should

There comes a point when the doubt is just too much. You look around and question everything. Is this worth it? Should you leave your relationship? It’s a tough question. In most cases, relationships are started or entered on feelings of pure love and adoration. Yes, a honeymoon period passes, but even as you settle…

How to Recover From an Affair

Affair Recovery: Therapist Approved Strategies for He...

If you have googled “How to recover from an affair,” we’re sorry this day has come. Whether you are the one who strayed or not, it was a challenge for you to get here. Give yourself a moment to appreciate that. You’re one step farther on the journey to affair recovery. Now, let’s talk about…

Your Work Environment

Your Work Environment: Why It’s Important & Ho...

You spend a lot of time working. In 2014, a study found that the average person spends over 90,000 hours throughout their working life, which is a lot of time. So, it’s not hard to understand why the atmosphere of your work environment is essential.  You have a long career; you might as well enjoy…

new mom

New Mom, Depression, Perfectionism? Why CBT Works

“Nobody’s perfect.” Everyone knows this, and everyone says it. You probably have used this simple phrase to soothe and support a lot of people. But you may not be as forgiving when it comes to yourself, especially as a new mom. All across the internet, you’re bombarded with images and stories of motherhood heaven. They’ve…

Parenting Support and Positive Parenting

Parenting Support: Teens, Positive Parenting, & ...

Parenting is hard. It’s a simple, universal truth, but those teenage years are a whole other game. That is why we will be talking about why your teen seems crazy right now and how you can use positive parenting skills to work towards a better “normal” than whatever this is.  At the moment, your teen…

Infertility Support

Infertility Support: Pain, Stress, & Coping with...

Infertility is a hopeful parent’s worst nightmare, but it’s an unavoidable truth for some of us. There isn’t much you experience that is more strange than this. For men and women, infertility usually just equates to pain, and we aren’t here to convince you of anything different. Hopefully, we can give you some therapist-approved ideas…

effective communication

Strategies for Effective Communication in Relationshi...

Relationships can be hard, sure, but we often make them harder with relatively simple oversights. Jenet Dove, LPCA, gave a webinar called “Strategies for Effective Communication in Relationships”. It’s all about how couples can lose sight of each other and how the best way back is through effective communication. You can find the video of…

self-esteem

From Therapist to Parent: How to Build Self-Esteem an...

Parenting is scary, right? There is so much depending on you, and we know that now, more than ever, what you say matters. We all just want happy, confident kids that can be decent adults who contribute to society. That is why it’s essential to learn how to build confidence in kids.  It’s not as…

emotional trauma

Emotional Trauma: The Impact, PTSD, & How to Hea...

You or someone you know has been through something horrible. It was so bad that it left a lasting impression on you, and no matter how hard you try, it won’t leave you alone. Or, at least, that’s what it feels like. However, experiencing physical and emotional trauma is more common than we would like…


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