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Emotional Regulation

Understanding the Difference Between Depression & Sadness

Within the intricate maze of human emotions, sadness and depression frequently intertwine their borders blending, complicating the task of distinguishing one from the other. Each ...
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Emotional Regulation

5 Types of Couples: The Gottman Method

Classifying how a couple behaves can be extraordinarily difficult. Diagnosing a mental health condition in an individual includes discernment of what is circumstantial, what may ...
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GOOD Counseling

Confidence: Develop Superhero Confidence in Therapy

What is Confidence? Confidence is a skill anyone can develop.  Cultivating a more confident air is much more accessible than you may think. Many people ...
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Anxiety

5 Ways Anxiety Ruins Relationships & How to Deal With It

Anxiety has a maddening way of robbing us of joy in any aspect of our lives, not withstanding intimate relationships. While some signs of strain ...
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Anxiety

Winter-over Syndrome & 9 Other Psychological Phenomenona

Winter-over Syndrome No, just because you’re in New England doesn’t mean you have winter-over syndrome.  Winter-over syndrome occurs for some who live in the Arctic, ...
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Anxiety

Men with Sex Anxiety: 3 Reasons Why

Stresses of Modern Day Life Father, provider, business man, friend, coach, emotional partner, and sex god.  How many roles are you expected to fulfill as ...
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Emotional Regulation

Wired for Inattention

We are wired for inattention, yet expected to hold our focus for long periods of time.  Our brains can only focus in ninety minute increments, ...
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GOOD Counseling

Trauma Informed Therapy & Therapists: It Matters.

Trauma informed care isn’t a specific therapy technique, it’s a philosophy, or a way of practice.  I’ve noticed the words “trauma informed” being thrown around ...
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Anxiety

Fear: 5 Reasons It’s a Gift

Fear, when experienced constantly and in the form of true danger, abuse, or hypervigilant anxiety, can incapacitate us.  Even if not at this extreme, many ...
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Emotional Regulation

Polyvagal Therapy: Trauma Healing Beyond Glimmers

Polyvagal theory is applied to the world of therapy by Maine’s own, Deb Dana.  I’ll do my best to offer a brief summary here, but ...
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