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Marriage Advice #ido

Marriage Advice #ido

I recently took an informal poll (shout out, you know who you are!) to hear what tips for a budding marriage all those married, separated, or divorced out there had. While the population was diverse, there were clear themes of listening and communication, being best...

5 love languages and Healthier Communication

5 love languages and Healthier Communication

By guest blogger: Lisa Arce, LPC Have you found yourselves arguing more lately? Are you feeling disconnected, neglected or resentful? Unfortunately for a lot of us, when we become angry at our spouse or partner we tend to shove it down, ignore it or not deal with it....

What is Anxiety?

What is Anxiety?

What is anxiety? Does everyone have it? Will it ever go away? This blog will cover some of these questions about anxiety, what it is and how it works. The National Alliance on Mental Illness suggests over 40 million Americans have an anxiety disorder- which is likely...

Why Counseling Kinda Sucks Pt. 3

Why Counseling Kinda Sucks Pt. 3

Counseling is difficult. It’s like an intense exercise of the brain, very similar to an intense physical workout- think Iron Man or Triathlon. It’s not easy; it pushes beyond your own mental limits and makes you question things that have always been your truth. It can...

Why Grief Sucks So Bad

Why Grief Sucks So Bad

By Laura Kotlowski, LPC Loss and the grief that comes with it, are among the most difficult situations humans have to face.  Hands down.  I tell people close to me, “I don’t do grief well.”  It is my truth, and I have learned over time, that it is the truth of many...

Why Counseling Kinda Sucks Pt. 2

Why Counseling Kinda Sucks Pt. 2

Ever had that feeling when everyone else is eating donuts for breakfast but you’re drinking your protein shake? How about that moment when you’re called lame for skipping the late-night outing with friends so you can be home before midnight? This is also one of the...

4 Things to Expect When Starting Counseling

4 Things to Expect When Starting Counseling

What is counseling all about? Written by: Laura Kotlowski, MA, LPC, LCDC, NCC, CCTP, EMDR Trained Counseling is a journey of healing, gaining insights, and learning healthy ways to get along with life in general. We understand that starting counseling is a major...

Why Counseling Kinda Sucks. Pt 1

Why Counseling Kinda Sucks. Pt 1

Written by: Rebecca Flores If you’re asking yourself, “Do I really need counseling?”, “Why can’t I get it together without counseling?” or “Why does everyone else look so happy and they’re not in counseling?” This article is for you. We get it. Counseling kinda sucks....

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