benefits of marriage counseling

What are the Benefits of Marriage Counseling?

Many people think that your relationship has to be at its breaking point before you should get counseling. “Things must be horrible if you are seeing a therapist.” Please don’t believe that lie. No matter where you are in your relationship, you, too, can reap the benefits of marriage counseling. It’s true. If you are…

marriage counseling

Before Getting Marriage Counseling, 9 Questions to As...

At some point in your relationship, you are likely to seek marriage counseling. And if the idea shocks you, don’t be alarmed. Sure, you may be looking for help due to trust issues, lack of connection, or repeating arguments that seem never-ending. But it’s just as likely that you and your partner may want to…

marriage counseling

Marriage Counseling: What It Is & Why You Need I...

Do you think you’re at a point where you and your partner need marriage counseling? Have arguments, misunderstandings, hurt feelings, and anger come to define your time together? Has infidelity or other stressors affected your relationship? Perhaps you are just feeling disconnected from your partner? Being open to seeking counseling is a vital sign that…

understanding anxiety

Understanding Your Anxiety: When Worry & Apprehe...

We all get worried from time to time. Feeling anxious is expected in certain situations. But, when those apprehensions seem to take over your life and leave you feeling paralyzed, understanding anxiety may be fundamental. Anxiety often seems like it’s uncontrollable, which can make it feel completely overwhelming. There are many different types of anxiety…

depression

Why Depression Needs to Be Talked About

Depression is a common mental disorder in people of all ages. Depression affects millions of people each year and has the potential to lead to severe health problems. It’s normal to feel sad from time to time, but if you’re consistently miserable and it affects your quality of life, you might have clinical depression. It’s…

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How to Network on LinkedIn, Develop Your Networking S...

Recently, our career counselor, Andrew Tessmer, held a webinar about how you can maximize your LinkedIn profile.  In the video below, you’ll see that Tessmer goes through LinkedIn section-by-section, giving viewers a complete view on crafting effective bullet points in your experience section, the value of networking, and understanding the best practices for searching and…

LinkedIn

How to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile, Section by Sec...

LinkedIn has become the standard in professional networking, job search, and exploring the world of professional connections. Andrew Tessmer, our career and individual counselor,  gave a presentation as part of our Focus on Wellness Speaker Series on how to maximize your LinkedIn profile. In the attached video, you’ll see that he goes through LinkedIn section-by-section,…

dialectical behavioral therapy

DBT 101: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Basics – What...

When you’ve been troubled by the same problems for years, and previous therapy hasn’t been very helpful, don’t give up hope. It might just be time to consider a new form of treatment. Dialectical behavioral therapy, or DBT, is a form of therapy developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan. If you’re not familiar with dialectical behavior…

emotional intelligence

How to Achieve Emotional Intelligence & Get In T...

Each of us gets to experience our own inner world, making it impossible for outsiders to ever see things as we do. Simultaneously (and somewhat ironically), we cannot always see ourselves clearly.  For example, this explains why it sometimes takes someone else’s observation for us to identify our emotions. In moments like this, you might say…

communication in relationships

How to Identify & Express Needs to Revive Commun...

The need for love is embedded in the very fabric of your being. Your brain actually pursues romantic love with long-term intentions. The chemicals released through romantic feelings place you in a calm state, give you a sense of security, and even reduce anxiety and stress. Being in love is good for your physical and…

how to fix my marriage

How To Fix Your Marriage: 11 Strategies To Heal Your ...

Unless you’re a recluse, your life will include relationships with other people, from your parents to your significant other, children, friends, co-workers, and much more. Our relationships have incredible impacts on our everyday life.  Naturally, relationship problems happen. We are human, after all. We’re individuals with our own personalities and quirks, and keeping interpersonal connections…

racial trauma

We Need to Talk About Racial Trauma

To state the obvious: 2020 has been a year of much racial turmoil and reckoning, and we have all been introduced or reintroduced to a wide range of terms of concepts. Jarring, and debated among us, has been rhetoric, including “white supremacy, privilege, and fragility—opinions about systemic racism, critical race theory, and reconciliation swirl through…


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