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There are many reasons why people choose to pursue therapy; they may want to resolve past trauma, work through an issue like addiction, or improve their self-confidence among many other things. While individual therapy work is very important, individual issues can often be affected by a person’s relationship with others — particularly a romantic partner. [...]

Just as regular physical checkups help maintain physical wellness, engaging in individual counseling can be a proactive way to maintain good mental health. Many people equate counseling with mental illness, and it can be a very effective tool to address a variety of mental health concerns. But anyone can benefit from counseling, no matter where [...]

In 2018 approximately 25 percent of adults under 50 in the United States suffered from some form of mental illness. However, mental health therapy is still considered taboo in some cultural circles. There is an overwhelming expectation to “buck up” and handle problems on your own. In some cases, you might turn to friends and [...]

Depression is a hot topic that seems to be thrown around in everyday conversations about mental health. It can manifest in many forms, and its severity can range from mild to severe, requiring various types of treatment. While there is no cure for depression, there are many ways people cope when they find themselves experiencing [...]

Inside a therapist’s office is where you may feel most comfortable with sharing your vulnerability and where you feel safest being who you are. A therapist can help you work out the troubles that you are having in your day to day life and help you develop strategies for overcoming those struggles. However, for most [...]

Summer time is the perfect time for cookouts, fresh fruits and vegetables, and experiencing the wonderful flavors that summertime has to offer. As delicious as the food and drinks of summer can be, if you have a picky eater in your family, getting them to try new fruits, vegetables, and other dishes can be extremely [...]

Social media is everywhere today, and it is rare to find a person who does not have an account on one or more of the platforms. While it has been a wonderful way to stay connected, social media has also become a primary source of news for many people. It has become a bubble of [...]

Life would be great if it went the way we planned. However, we all know that life has a funny way of throwing events and circumstances at us that we did not plan for. One recent example for many people is widespread unemployment. A sudden, unexpected loss of income can be especially difficult, as we [...]

In a time when staying inside has become the new normal, going outside is still important. As the weather warms up and the sun shines high in the sky, there is no better time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Spending time outside is not only good for your physical well-being; it can [...]

Coronavirus changed the way we spent the spring season and the end of the school year. Many schools switched to online learning, spring break plans were canceled, and life in general for most Americans changed. As the spring turns to summer, many parents are worried about continued restrictions and keeping their children occupied during the [...]