Unfortunately, I had a pretty traumatic childhood. My parents were always fighting, and I was faced with trying to decide what to do about my own personal feelings. When I got older, I knew that I needed to do something to relieve the stress that I was feeling even many years later, so I started focusing on going to counseling. My first few appointments were a little nerve-racking, but the counselor worked hard to make me feel comfortable. I was really impressed with how gentle and kind she was, and I felt really great about the progress I was making. This blog is all about benefiting from counseling.
23 November 2020
Many people think of counseling services as being for those with diagnosed mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD. And indeed, counseling can be really helpful for patients with these and other conditions. However, you can benefit from counseling even if you don't have a diagnosis. Here are some of the key things you can get out of adult counseling sessions. Strategies for dealing with stress Most people have stress in their life, and you're probably no exception.
1 September 2020
Lately, whenever you try to have a conversation with your spouse, you may find that it somehow turns into either a disagreement or even a full-blown argument. If so, you may have developed bad communication habits, especially when it comes to talking to your partner. The next time you do have a disagreement, pay attention to how you are communicating to see if you are exhibiting such habits that could be ruining your marriage.
11 June 2020
During the childhood and teen years, it can be easy for issues to come up. Your child or teen may have aggression problems, may not want to follow the rules, or might be getting in trouble a lot. When teens and children act out, it's often because they have underlying issues that need to be addressed. Ignoring these concerns won't make them just go away. Instead, it's worthwhile to take charge and get your child or teen the help that they need to get better.