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How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help You

What are you living with? Anxiety? Depression? Something that you can’t name but feel deeply every day? Does it keep you from resting well at night? Has it been a long time? Are you ready for a change? You don’t have to “cheer up”, “get over it,” or” shake off” your pain for others. You…

DBT 101: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Basics – What is It? How Does It Work?

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 therapy. Dialectical behavioral therapy, or DBT, is a form of therapy developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan. If you’re not familiar with dialectical behavior…

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5 Ways Anxiety Counseling Can Help When Life Becomes ...

Millions of people all over the United States are dealing with anxiety. Their lives are dominated by an emotional roller coaster – with scary highs and dangerous lows – as they suffer from phobias, anxiety disorders, or post-traumatic stress In particular, one study suggested that those living in large U.S. Cities – like New York,…

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When Grief Won’t Let Go, Grief Counseling Can Pull ...

In 2015, more than 23,000 people died in the city of Houston alone – leaving a vastly greater number of people grieving their loss. While it isn’t the only cause of grief, death is the chief one. The more significant the loss – someone especially close to you – the more intense the grief will…

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Tips to Stop Worrying and Reduce Anxiety

Do these thoughts sound familiar to you? What if I made a mistake at work? What if my child is sick? What if I they don’t like me? What if I can’t handle the stress? Ambiguity causes anxiety. When you don’t know what’s happening or might happen, you go into “what-if” thinking mode. If it’s…

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Too Much or Too Little: The Many Faces of Eating Diso...

Jennifer has long been told by friends, family, magazines, and movies that to be beautiful is to be thin. Jennifer’s sister has never struggled with her weight; growing up, Jennifer listened to countless friends and family members remark how pretty and put-together her sister appeared. As Jennifer’s sister seemed to float effortlessly over all of…

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What is a Solution Focused Therapist?

What Does a Solution Focused Therapist Do? Most types of psychotherapy involve exploring feelings, being validated, finding explanations, exploring wishes and dreams, setting goals, and gaining clarity. Every therapist has unique ways of working with clients, based on his or her personality, training, and views of how people change. A solution-focused therapist is likely to do the following:…