Anxiety Counseling in Denver


Anxiety Counseling in Denver Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet [...]

Anxiety Counseling in Denver2021-01-01T10:09:16-07:00

How to Stop Overreacting


How to Stop Overreacting Author:  Kate Pauley - MFTC  The Line of Choice There is a concept called “the line of choice.”  The line of choice represents the choice that we have to move from “reaction” to “response.”  When we go into reaction, we go below the line.  We go into emotions like shame, [...]

How to Stop Overreacting2020-10-19T13:10:35-06:00

Experience Awe and Change Your Life


Experience Awe and Change Your Life Author:  Kate Pauley - MFTC  Awe-Inspired Mindful Moment Think back to the last time you experienced ‘awe.’  Where were you?  What scene could you see?  What sounds could you hear?  What did you feel in your body?  Take a few moments to close your eyes to picture and [...]

Experience Awe and Change Your Life2020-10-19T12:29:27-06:00

Post Traumatic Growth


Post Traumatic Growth Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  Trauma is an experience or event that causes emotional distress to an individual. What a traumatic event is differs among each person. The period after the event is where the distress can occur. Oftentimes this can lead to PTSD for an individual, where they experience a number [...]

Post Traumatic Growth2020-10-19T11:43:50-06:00

How Can I Learn to Forgive?


How Can I Learn to Forgive? Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Forgiveness is a very powerful gift to ourselves and a gift to another when we are honest and intentional in this journey.  In order to forgive another person, however, I believe the journey of forgiveness starts with ourselves.  Before we can genuinely [...]

How Can I Learn to Forgive?2020-10-18T12:27:11-06:00

Tips for Managing Challenging Relationship Dynamics


Tips for Managing Challenging Relationship Dynamics Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  It goes without saying, but interpersonal relationships can be difficult to maintain and keep a strong grasp on. This can be due to a multitude of reasons, but a lot of it has to do with dynamics in relationships hitting a rough spot [...]

Tips for Managing Challenging Relationship Dynamics2020-09-15T16:23:16-06:00

Relationship First Aid


Relationship First Aid Author:  Sheila White, MFTC  Remember this is a temporary situation. This is a time of uncertainty and upheaval. Each of us processes information differently. Feelings of anxiety, grief, depression, and sleep disturbances are common. Give each other permission to feel their feelings. Give each other permission to feel “ Not OK” [...]

Relationship First Aid2020-09-15T15:09:24-06:00

Using Hypnosis in Psychotherapy


Using Hypnosis in Psychotherapy Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC  Working with my own hypnotherapist changed my life!  (Thanks Pam!) Letting go of negative behaviors and beliefs paved the way for my personal growth journey. After a very painful few years that included the loss of my Mom after a long, ugly struggle with [...]

Using Hypnosis in Psychotherapy2020-08-10T08:24:49-06:00

How Your Brain Sabotages Relationships


How Your Brain Sabotages Relationships Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC, Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Assumptions and Bias Where do you put most of your mental energy throughout the day?  Is it playing out scenarios in your head that have not yet happened or re-playing conversations you wish went better than they had [...]

How Your Brain Sabotages Relationships2020-07-13T17:11:05-06:00

Building Resiliency


Building Resiliency Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   Resiliency is the ability to overcome challenges of all kinds - trauma, mental illness, tragedy, etc. - and return to life with the deeper wisdom of your own personal self.  Resiliency is an important trait for individuals to foster because adverse life experiences are inevitable, but [...]

Building Resiliency2020-07-13T17:24:44-06:00