1. Anger Management Couples Counseling: How You And Your Partner Can Work Together

    No relationship is perfect, and while many of us might spend our lives looking for the “one”, in reality, a great and healthy relationship takes a lot of work and responsibility and emotional control. A healthy relationship is truly a sum of its parts, with both individuals giving and taking, and ultimately working towards providing for the needs of one another. Every individual has flaws and …Read More

  2. PTSD Treatment: What is It and How Can It Help?

    The acronym “PTSD” is a somewhat recent development in the grand scheme of human societal progression. The term didn’t even exist 60+ years ago, nor did a larger awareness about mental health. The experience of trauma was quite misunderstood (as was the larger picture of mental health) back in the day, but as technology and mental health awareness has improved over the past decades, we have …Read More

  3. Anxiety Treatment, and What You Can Do

    The feelings and symptoms that occur with the experience of anxiety are as widespread as they are unpleasant. While some folks experience a much more severe form and frequency of anxiety than others, it’s a universal experience felt by all. Similar to fear, anxiety is a response ingrained in the very nature of our human existence, originating from the evolutionary flight-or-fight traits of our a…Read More

  4. Why Seek Counseling for Anxiety?

    Now more than ever before, there’s more attention being paid to the mental health of individuals. For that reason, there’s lots of discussion surrounding depression, bi-polar disorder, and anxiety. It’s admirable that society is working so hard to remove the stigma surrounding mental illness. What was once something that sent you to the mental hospital if you dared to admit incongruent thoug…Read More

  5. At-Home Remedies For Your Anxiety

    If you’re locked up in your home and trying to wait out a global pandemic like the rest of us, you’re likely not feeling too great about your anxiety. The social climate isn’t doing much to help with those anxieties either. Since the pandemic has begun, things have been spinning out of control and it’s not very conducive to helping you keep things in perspective, stay productive, and not f…Read More

  6. Treating Your Depression

    Life is full of ups and downs, and there is no way to predict what tomorrow may hold. One day the sun is shining, and the next is cast in a gloomy grey. Depression can hit unexpectedly, whether you know the root cause or not, and leave you feeling like you’re swimming upstream, alone and afraid. When experiencing this feeling of desolation, every part of your daily routine is affected. Your favo…Read More

  7. 12 Signs of an Anxiety Disorder

    We all feel nervous from time to time, but when does anxiety become an issue? According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness in the US, affecting roughly 40 million adults annually. If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, you could feel hopeless. When your anxiety is out of control, it can feel as if it’s taking over y…Read More

  8. 9 Tips For Starting the Divorce Process

    When you marry someone, you hope to spend the remainder of your life with your spouse. However, things don’t always go as planned. Relationships are complicated, and sometimes they don’t last. Perhaps you and your spouse have grown in different directions over the years and are no longer compatible. One of the hardest decisions you may ever make is to ask for a divorce. If you’ve tried coupl…Read More

  9. Mini-Vacation

    My husband and I have created a tradition of taking a long weekend to the beach twice a year. We have certain criteria for a short break – less than a 3 hours driving distance to avoid use of the airport, restaurants and activities within walking distance of the hotel, post- or pre- season, and within a budget including a dog sitter. As a result, a tradition has been born. This year I was somewh…Read More

  10. Why I Want to See You Weekly

    "I'm feeling much better and I want to see what happens if I see you in 2 weeks. Do you think that's alright?" "I can't afford to come weekly. Do you think twice a month or once every 3 weeks will be OK?" These are complex questions. What is really being asked? How is treatment or the therapeutic relationship being perceived? A good therapist would be open to exploring rather than answering the cl…Read More