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…

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

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…

ways to relax

Ways to Relax When Anxiety Won’t Let Go

Sometimes, it’s hard to relax. We have so much on our plates at any one time that your day could look like a collage of activities, tasks, and plans that you feel personally responsible for, which can be an incredible feeling. But what about when the day is over, and it’s time to wind down…

work environment

Do I Need Therapy? Know When You NEED Counseling Serv...

If we are honest with ourselves, everyone could use a bit of therapy. Everyone has gone through something. You almost can’t be human without going through something. So, if you ask, “Do I need therapy?” overwhelmingly, the answer is yes.  Thinking back to your childhood, you can probably see that your parents and caregivers had…

anxiety in teens

Anxiety in Teens: Social Media’s Role, Social Anxie...

Our teens are stressed, and who can blame them? Puberty, peer pressure, social media, extracurriculars, hobbies, and a personal life leave little leftover for themselves. So, it’s not uncommon to see signs of anxiety in our teens, but how much is too much? You, likely the concerned parent reading this, often have to balance your…

Self-Talk, Positive or Negative: 9 Tips to Change, Im...

How do you speak to yourself? Inside, how do you address yourself? It’s a more important question than you may realize because self-talk, positive or negative, can change your life. If you take a walk through your local book store or scroll through your newsfeed, you’d find an abundance of posts about “positive attitude.” And…

toxic positivity

Toxic Positivity: What It Is & Why It Hurts

Toxic positivity; have you ever heard of it? It sound’s a lot like “Just look on the bright side” or “focus on the positive.” We’ve seen countless upbeat stories highlighting people who have stepped up and shone a light despite increasingly dark times. Take a few minutes on any social media platform and see if…

working from home

13 Ways to Make Working From Home Easier That Your Th...

The most predictable thing about life is that, well…it’s unpredictable. You can be in a rhythm when, suddenly, you’re thrown a curveball and sent down a brand new path. Of course, it’s not just you. We’re all temporarily pushed out of our routines at one time or another. Change comes. Case in point: the COVID-19…


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