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Say “No” to Passive Aggressive Behaviors

Posted by on Mar 30, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Say “No” to Passive Aggressive Behaviors

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Signs of Codependent Relationships

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Signs of Codependent Relationships

             

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20 Ways To Take Care of Yourself

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

20 Ways To Take Care of Yourself

Here are 20 ways to reduce anxiety and stress. Take some time for yourself if you are feeling down, anxious, or just blah. Here are a few ideas to start with! 1. Take a bath 2. Go for a Walk 3. Buy yourself some flowers 4. Go to the park and enjoy nature 5. Indulge in your favorite treat 6. Put on an uplifting song and dance around 7. Read a book or magazine you like 8. Curl up with a hot cup of something 9. Get a manicure or pedicure 10. Get a massage 11. Stretch 12. Cook a new dish 13. Watch a good movie 14. Meet up with a friend 15. Spend time with your pets 16. Write an entry in your...

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The #1 Thing Keeping You From Healthy Relationships and 3 Ways to Fix It

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

The #1 Thing Keeping You From Healthy Relationships and 3 Ways to Fix It

Women come to me with an array of heartbreaking journeys on their quest for the right person, belonging, and love. They all have unique stories and histories that bring them to my doorstep but there is one thing they typically have in common. Research shows that the one thing that stands in the way of people achieving loving healthy relationships is that they all avoid….   VULNERABILITY   Ick. Who wants to feel vulnerable?! Well that is the problem. In our effort to avoid feeling vulnerable we numb ourselves to other feelings. According to Brene Brown, a researcher who...

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Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Mood

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Mood

Battling a low mood is difficult and sometimes it gets to the point where motivation to help yourself might even wane. This time of the year, Seasonal Affect Disorder or S.A.D. is in full swing. Here are 5 strategies that therapists teach clients when they are battling depression or S.A.D. Keep in mind that counseling has been shown as the most effective strategy to overcome depression, so seek the help of a professional if you are feeling your low mood has become difficult to manage and it is getting in the way of responsibilities and relationships. 1. Keep track of your daily activities...

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Can I Make a Counseling Appointment for Someone Else?

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Can I Make a Counseling Appointment for Someone Else?

Short answer: No. Long answer: There are lots of reasons why you shouldn’t make a counseling appointment for someone else, unless of course you are the legal guardian of that person and that person is under 18 years old and here is why: Counseling success depends on the client’s willingness to be there and participate. Signing someone up for counseling shows that they are not ready yet and IF they show up for the appointment, they will most likely be guarded, resentful towards you for making them go, and unwilling to explore the issues that caused you to sign them up. If you feel...

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