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Which Therapist is Right for Me?

Which Therapist is Right for Me?

Most therapists talk and listen to people all day, so they’re adept at holding a conversation. Even with someone who’s sharing difficult sides of themselves, a good therapist can make hard discussions feel like a natural back-and-forth. Although conversations are the medium of therapy, the purpose is to help you change your life so you can break habits and thought patterns that aren’t working or are getting in the way of your life goals.

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Telehealth or In Person?

Telehealth or In Person?

While the pandemic didn’t always give us a choice about whether to seek in personal or telehealth therapy mental health services, we are now in an era where the location of our care is up to us. This blog is meant to be a tool for potential clients to navigate decisions about their where to pursue mental health therapy.

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What I Wish I had Known about Therapy

What I Wish I had Known about Therapy

Mental Illness Awareness Week is a reflection of Congress acknowledging how important mental health resources and service provision are in the modern world. In honor of this week, we are dedicating this blog to answering common questions and challenging myths around Therapy.

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Do You Feel Like You Need a Personal Assistant?

Do You Feel Like You Need a Personal Assistant?

If you have ever felt like you’re doing too much, you’ve got too much going on, or there just isn’t enough time in the day to complete all of the tasks on your to do list, then this blog post is for you. Recently, someone told me they feel that they need to hire a personal assistant. It made me wonder, what are the realistic demands of their life and what choices are they making where they end up feeling so overwhelmed?

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Social Media Breaks

Social Media Breaks

You may find yourself asking, “What does my social media use tell me about who I am and what I want out of life at this time?” While social media can be a source of joy and self improvement, it can also become a source of self judgment and comparison.

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FALL-Back in Love With Yourself

FALL-Back in Love With Yourself

The changing seasons offer us an objective timeline to reassess, reflect, admire, critique, reinvent, unlearn, and appreciate ourselves and our growth. The official start to fall begins on September 22nd, which allows for a little over a week to begin the process of checking-in with yourself. Emphasis on begin. Think of September 22nd as a reminder, rather than a deadline.

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Quiet Quitting: An Opportunity to Reassess Your Work Satisfaction

Quiet Quitting: An Opportunity to Reassess Your Work Satisfaction

Have you been hearing about the new workplace trend called “quiet quitting?” Through a flurry of Tik Tok videos that were posted in mid-late August of this year, workers across the country were commenting on how work habits, expectations, and motivations have been shifting over the last few years under the umbrella of “quiet quitting.”

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Getting Ready for School!

Getting Ready for School!

There are emotional readiness needs for both parents and children with the school year approaching. Changing schedules can put stress on both individuals and families. We have provided some ideas for how to prepare and move through the change. Don’t forget to use the resources available to you to make this school year a success!

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Emotional Support Animals: Myth or Must?

Emotional Support Animals: Myth or Must?

We’ve all heard the phrase “a dog is a man’s best friend,” but is there any scientific evidence to back that claim? Whether or not a dog is a man’s best friend, there is important data that shows that Emotional Support Animals or ESAs do provide important symptom management for adults who experience severe mental health conditions.

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Managing Existential Climate Stress

Managing Existential Climate Stress

Over the last week, the news has reflected climate disasters happening around our country: fires in California, flooding in Kentucky, and the great salt lakes of Utah drying up. However you get your news, it can be overwhelming to learn of such devastation happening around us.

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Which Therapist is Right for Me?

Which Therapist is Right for Me?

Ask Yourself... Are they easy to talk to and connect with? Specifically, does it look like they grasp your main concerns? Most therapists talk and...

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Telehealth or In Person?

Telehealth or In Person?

Key Takeaways: The pandemic normalized telehealth therapy. Telehealth and in person sessions both have strengths and weaknesses and may both serve...

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Social Media Breaks

Social Media Breaks

What does my social media use tell me about who I am and what I want out of life at this time? Key Takeaways: More American adults than ever are...

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FALL-Back in Love With Yourself

FALL-Back in Love With Yourself

Key Takeaways: The seasons changing offer us an objective timeline to reflect on our lives. This is an opportunity that can lead to fruitful self...

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Getting Ready for School!

Getting Ready for School!

Key Takeaways: There are emotional readiness needs for both parents and children with the school year approaching.  Changing schedules can put...

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