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Anxiety

When Anxiety Runs the Show… Get to Know It.

Anxiety is used as a catch-all term today. Anxiety effects so many people in a variety of circumstances and across demographics, so a cogent argument …

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Emotional Regulation

BRIGHT MINDS: Neuroscience to decrease symptoms of mental illness?

Dr. Daniel Amen uses the pneumonic BRIGHT MINDS for 11 risk factors that can result in symptoms of anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder and other mental …

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GOOD Counseling

Therapists with Poor Boundaries + Why this Matters

Questions regarding boundaries have come up frequently lately with my therapy clients, so let’s see if I can help make sense of this. One client …

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Emotional Regulation

An Original Look at Attachment Styles: Waves, Islands or Anchors?

I savor sessions in which we talk about attachment styles. Understanding the degree to which bonds with our caregiver effect our intimate relationships is fascinating. …

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Emotional Regulation

What is Ego State Therapy and Why Might it Help Me?

Has your partner ever told you, “you’re acting like a child?” Has a friend ever called you super judgmental and harsh? Does your boss make …

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Emotional Regulation

Compassion Fatigue: Coping with Caring

Compassion fatigue is caused by exhaustion and secondary trauma, with both emotional and physical symptoms evident. While most common in healthcare professionals (i.e: nurses, therapists), …

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Emotional Regulation

5 Dietary Suggestions To Defuse Your Anxiety

What you eat has a direct, considerable impact on your physiology and biochemistry.  Some natural substances can reduce your anxiety, while others may leave you …

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Emotional Regulation

Rippling Through Grief + Death Anxiety

Undoubtedly, what I consume dictates my therapy practice. August’s read, Irvin Yalom’s, Staring at the Sun, made quite an impression on me. Yalom, a 20th …

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GOOD Counseling

Bright + Early Therapy May Benefit You in a Surprising Way

I’m continuing to transition to an earlier practice, seeing people for counseling sessions as early as 7A. Like many, with age, I’ve become more of …

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Self Esteem

Trauma Healing: Returning to the Time of Tonka Trucks and Troll Dolls

The beginning of long summer days, getting active with friends, and ice cream cones can lead us back to our most fond childhood memories. Who …

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