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Therapy: A New Year’s Resolution to Follow Through On!

We always want to be our best as the New Year approaches, which is why we make resolutions. Therapy is an excellent way of making sure that we become just that. You don’t have to have problems to get something out of a therapy session. In fact, its many benefits can all contribute to positivity,…

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Parenting Techniques & the Value of Family Counseling & Therapy

Being a parent has to be one of the toughest jobs in the world. Imagine being placed in charge of molding and raising children into the best adults they can be! It sounds difficult enough in theory… and it in practical circumstances it can seem a lot tougher! Parents all have different styles of raising…

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Is Cognitive Therapy a Shortcut to Well Being?

A person’s thoughts do not just spring out of nowhere. Similarly, a person’s actions are rarely done for no reason at all. People’s thoughts, emotions, and actions are all interconnected. What affects one of these aspects can also affect others. Think of it as a domino effect. What if one aspect brings about harmful changes…

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5 Signs of Trauma & PTSD – And How to Overcome It

Post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, is a serious mental condition related to trauma. PTSD is a disorder that some people who have been through traumatic experiences have. This condition can be acquired either by witnessing scarring incidences or by actually experiencing them. PTSD condition is also more common than what most people believe it…

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Family Counseling: Bringing Parents & Children Together

Dealing with family issues can be an exhausting ordeal. Many factors are under consideration in the process. Emotions, experiences, outlooks, and individual conditions all play a role. Couple these factors with the fact that all the family members need to be taken into account. All these make family issues more challenging to deal with. There…

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How Workplace Counseling & Career Counseling is Good for Business – and Good for Anyone Looking to Work through Career Challenges

Workplaces in the present day are generally more aware and more involved with their employees’ well-being. Workplace health has come under the spotlight multiple times in recent years. It is standard for employers to offer different services to ensure the physical state of workers. Many companies nowadays, however, also offer some form of support for…