What to Look For in an EMDR Therapist

EMDR therapy is fast becoming a common therapy in which many therapists are trained.  That said, not all clinicians are correctly using EMDR therapy, which can be ineffective, upsetting or destabilizing for clients. This is unfortunate because there is so much potential for healing that can come from good EMDR therapy, but it can be hard to [...]

By |2019-03-10T19:19:13+00:00March 4th, 2019|EMDR for Clients, PTSD Treatment|

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.  [...]

By |2018-07-21T21:57:22+00:00July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

By |2018-07-10T21:13:51+00:00July 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

By |2018-10-10T17:55:08+00:00July 6th, 2018|depression treatment|

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 [...]

By |2018-06-27T16:28:01+00:00June 27th, 2018|Anxiety treatment|

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 [...]

By |2018-10-10T17:55:24+00:00June 20th, 2018|Anxiety treatment, depression treatment|

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.  [...]

By |2018-06-13T17:21:31+00:00June 13th, 2018|child counseling|

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 [...]

By |2018-06-15T13:35:02+00:00May 17th, 2018|Bipolar Treatment|

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 [...]

By |2018-04-26T15:17:36+00:00April 26th, 2018|depression treatment, Self Growth, women's issues|

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 [...]

By |2018-04-18T16:16:47+00:00April 18th, 2018|child counseling, teen counseling|