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Disconnect from the Media to Reconnect with Yourself

As a licensed professional counselor, I have observed increases in clients reporting anxiety, with some reporting higher levels of anxiety than they’ve ever experienced before. You may even notice that those around you are talking more about anxious feelings. Perhaps you’ve experienced anxiety, or an increase in anxiety, yourself. There are probably a lot of […]

How What You Eat Impacts Your Mood!

Did you know there is a strong connection between what you eat and your mood? Your food choices can dramatically impact how you feel not just physically, but emotionally and mentally as well.

Your mind and emotions cannot be separated from your body. Your feelings, emotions, mood and mental energy are all impacted by what is- […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Benefits, counseling, Eating, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happiness Through the Holidays

Wow, we’ve completed¬†October, Happy Halloween! Happy Thanksgiving 3 weeks later. Hanukkah in another 3, Christmas and Kwanzaa 2 weeks after that and New Years in another 1. Six holidays in 10 weeks and, oh I forgot, election day is in there too. Happiness to all in this holiday season.

With all these holidays, we should be […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Benefits, burnout, change, Depression, emotions|0 Comments

Seeking Therapy for the First Time

How do you know when it is time to see a therapist? The general rule of thumb is that it is always better to seek therapy at the first signs of a problem or issue. It is clearly documented that people who seek treatment do so at the latter stages of their disorder. They often […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Benefits, counseling, Psychotherapy|0 Comments

How to Get the Most Out of Therapy

It is fair to say that in this day and age no wants to waste their time. Therefore, it is a good idea to address how to get the most out of therapy and your time while in a counseling session. For a therapist, seeing a patient get better is probably the most rewarding part […]

By |September 16th, 2016|Benefits, counseling|0 Comments

The Healing Power of Laughter

Studies have shown that there are many positive outcomes for people that laugh on a regular basis. Because of the various benefits, health professionals have begun to incorporate humor into the treatment of patients. The study of laughter as a treatment for physiological and mental illnesses is called gelotology and doctors and physiatrists are now […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Benefits|0 Comments