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About Greenwood Counseling Center

Greenwood Counseling Center provides mental health counseling in Lakewood, CO and Centennial, CO. Therapists at Greenwood Counseling Center provide anxiety treatment, PTSD treatment, grief counseling, trauma counseling, couples counseling, child and adolescent counseling, and more. Founder, Tamra Hughes, MA, LPC, is an EMDRIA Approved Training Provider, EMDRIA Approved Consultant and EMDR Certified therapist and has put together a team of clinicians that all specialize in this form of therapy.

7 Steps to Jump Start Personal Growth

The human search for happiness is as inherent as our instinct to breathe.  We all want satisfaction, contentment and joy in our lives. From the time of our first entrance into the world, we are seeking means to feel good about ourselves and our circumstances, whatever they may be.  The search for happiness entails growth.  [...]

Having Healthy Boundaries

Having Healthy Boundaries: The Clear, the Not-So Clear, and a Few Things In-Between Have you ever found yourself completely exhausted trying to solve a problem for a friend? Or are you familiar with the feeling of frustration from a time you agreed to do something for someone because you couldn’t say no, when you really [...]

Tips for Getting Through Tough Times

Let me start by saying, you are stronger than you think you are.  How do I know this? Struggle is part of life and as a result, no person is exempt. You have tried to get through tough things before, and know how hard it can be. Maybe you are even trying to get through [...]

Tips to Manage Stress in the Workplace

Tips to Manage Stress in the Workplace Today’s executives and employees are struggling like never before to manage stress that results from increased competition and productivity pressure.  Often in today's workplace, employers expect higher productivity and longer work hours which has led many into feelings of depression and anxiety. Recent research findings show that the [...]

Learning to Forgive Yourself

Ruminating and worrying about mistakes you have made can be very frustrating, anxiety provoking and shame inducing.  Making mistakes is an inherent part of life, but knowing how to acknowledge them, learn from them, let go of them and move on can be challenging at best.  Here are some tips to help in the process [...]

Anxiety in Kids: Helping Your Child Manage Their Worries

  If you have a child who struggles with anxiety, it can be challenging to know how to best help them to cope and recover from it.   Children may become clingy or defiant, reclusive, tired from lack of sleep, or tearful.  As a parent, it can be both heartbreaking and frustrating to see them struggle.  [...]

Take Things Personally? Here are Tips to Help

As human beings, we crave connection.  We desire acceptance and feel that the acceptance  is imperative to maintaining  connection.  As a result, we often take things personally when we worry too much about what others think of us. Throughout our lives, we form and maintain relationships of different depths, and we interact with others on [...]

Signs Your Relationship With Yourself Needs Work

We all know that relationships need work, and in general, what we put into them is what we get out of them. No doubt, you are careful about putting significant effort into your marriage and family. You most likely put time and thought into your relationships with friends, neighbors, and coworkers. But how often do [...]

How to Talk to a Teen Who Refuses to Talk

It’s no secret that the teenage years are tough. It can feel like the child that once depended on you for just about everything now wants just about nothing to do with you.   Parenting through the teenage years can feel like a foreign territory, regardless of how many children you’ve raised. You can rest [...]

Dispelling Myths About EMDR Therapy

Many EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapists receive calls each week from potential clients who have heard about EMDR therapy, but have received misinformation about what it is and how it works.   There are myths about EMDR floating around related to the  duration of the therapy, the way the therapy is conducted or the [...]