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Do You Have a Social Anxiety Disorder?

Avoiding jobs that require you to give a lot of presentations is no big deal — everyone does it, right? And skipping dinners with groups of friends because you get nervous eating around other people is normal, isn’t it? Actually, avoiding parties, friends, meetings, and other social situations because you get too anxious about them is a […]

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Is Marriage and Family Counseling right for me?

Marriage and Family Counseling may be of benefit to you if you or your family have experienced difficulties such as: communication problems infidelity balancing the demands of home and work misbehavior or school problems in a child the loss of a family member childhood traumas conflicts in blended or remarriage families step-parenting problems family violence, […]

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Find a Counselor Online

Tips For Finding Reputable Counselors Online Finding a reputable counselor is hard enough without adding the extra trick of finding one online. Let’s go about this in an organized fashion. If you do not have a recommendation from your doctor you can let your fingers do the walking in the yellow pages of your local […]

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Play Therapy

Play Therapy: Child Observance and Child Counseling Play therapy is generally used with children ages 3 to 10. Play provides a way for children to express their experiences and feelings through a natural, self healing process. Because children’s experiences are often communicated through play, it becomes an important vehicle to help them know and accept […]

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EMDR Therapy – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

What is EMDR? – A Guide for Consumers EMDR stands for “eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.” It is a procedure used in psychotherapy to help you reduce the impact of experiences from the past that intrude on your present-day life. Often, these experiences from the past involve a trauma such as assault, abuse, an accident, […]

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DBT Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Group DBT skills training teaches powerful self regulation and interpersonal skills that can interrupt patterns of self-destructive and self-defeating behavior. The goal of DBT is to help clients to develop the skills to create “a life worth living.” The group focuses on the DBT skills of: mindfulness interpersonal effectiveness emotion regulation […]