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Couples Counseling: Can it Help?

There are some questions that a person may ask themselves before considering couples counseling. Can couples counseling help me and my partner? It can help with a variety of issues to help rebuild and repair your relationship to help make it stronger tha…

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How to Rebuild a Relationship with Couples Counseling

Communication doesn't just mean talking. In order to effectively communicate, you and your partner must feel heard. If you feel like you aren't being heard by your partner or if your partner keeps telling you that you aren't listening, it might be time to…

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Counseling for Depression Can Help

Depression is the most common reason that people seek the help of a counselor; there are also many people that go untreated. Depression is a very common symptom of other psychological issues including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and PTSD. Depression …

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Seeking Guidance in the Rough Times (Part 1)

One of the major signs of mature adulthood is knowing when to ask a professional. When the breaker box is sparking, your sore throat doesn't get better, or the satellite dish detaches in a storm are all great examples of when it's time to seek professiona…

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PTSD and How Talk Therapy Helps

By seeing a therapist, a person who suffers from PTSD-like symptoms can learn new coping strategies, begin to comprehend what has happened, and compartmentalize the pieces of the event and how they can fit into the life they are already leading. Mental he…

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Narrative Therapy and PTSD

What narrative therapy aims to do is help the person with PTSD take ownership of what happened to them. With a trusted therapist as their guide, they learn to make a space for their story, how to piece together the details so that they aren't suddenly hit…

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How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of mental health therapy that helps individuals intentionally use their thoughts to guide their feelings and behaviors. This approach focuses on helping individuals first become aware of unproductive thoughts, …

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Struggling with Anxiety and Ways to Alleviate it

Anxiety is something most people struggle with. It is something that, if not controlled can really mess with your day to day life. I believe it is something more normal than we realize and for some, going to seek medical attention is the solution. I want …

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Does Therapy Help For Families Too?

There are issues that come with being part of a family, it's a given. There's drama between siblings, drama between siblings and parents, and drama between everyone at some point. However, the issues that aren't resolved can have long lasting effects. Sib…

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