Tips for Fresno families, individuals and married couples on a variety of counseling and therapy related topics.
Sep 18, 2019
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People may seek therapy for reasons ranging from dealing with traumatic or stressful situations to diagnosing and treating specific mental health conditions. Talk therapy with a licensed therapist can be an especially helpful tool when dealing with depression.
Anxiety is something we all experience at some points in life, but for some, it can feel out of control in the way we experience it. When anxiety has such a firm grip on what you can accomplish from day to day, sometimes medication can only temporarily alleviate your symptoms. This is where cognitive behavioral therapy steps in to help you see long-lasting progress in the struggle with anxiety.
Sep 04, 2019
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If you're wondering if you're too young to seek help to improve your relationship, you're not alone. Many dating or engaged couples wonder the same thing. The truth is, any couple (young or not) that faces little divergences or big problems can seek counseling if they want to save or better their relationship. If you're thinking about seeing a therapist, is not a sign that your relationship is failing, rather, is a sign of your commitment to make it succeed.
Aug 28, 2019
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD) can develop in individuals following a terrifying, shocking, threatening, or traumatic event. Though symptoms may appear immediately or even months after the event occurred, it is important to understand these symptoms and know when to seek treatment. The following information will help you better understand this disorder, its symptoms, and available treatment options.
Aug 21, 2019
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, is a common practice in reducing anxiety, depression and negative thought processes. CBT is short-term psychotherapy. This type of therapy requires the client to be an active participant in problem-solving. Trained therapists work within the ABC model to help the client identify factors that trigger patterns of thinking that are behind destructive behavior. Therapy includes the activating event (A), beliefs about the event (B), and the consequences of those beliefs (C).
Aug 14, 2019
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Every couple at one point has heard the saying "communication is key" but how many couples put that into practice is a different story. Everyone who has been in a relationship knows that communication will either make or break it. There are ways for couples to learn better communication skills that will help them the next time an argument arises.
Aug 07, 2019
Anyone looking for resources about how to help alleviate anxiety is going to find a lot of information about anxiety counseling. What one may not find a lot of information about is how to reduce your own anxiety. Whether you are in between visits with a counselor or are tackling your anxiety individually, some basic coping mechanisms are always helpful to know.
Jul 24, 2019
In our society of jam-packed schedules, and burning the candle at both ends we need tools to help calm our anxious feelings and worrying thoughts. Here are 6 strategies to help you calm your anxious energies and get through your week with less worry.
Jul 17, 2019
Anyone with anxiety knows that it can be hard to ignore the tell-tale feeling of a building panic attack. All too often, these feelings can pop up unprovoked, making the symptoms harder to deal with. Here are a few techniques that can help stave off those frantic thoughts.
Jul 10, 2019
Dates are a big deal, and so you're worried that you might get overly anxious. You don't want your anxiety to get in the way of having fun and enjoying your life. While it's normal to feel nervous, and many people feel nervous during a date, anxiety is a more intense form of nervousness. Here's some insight on how to cope with those feelings.