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Burnout: Taking Stress to the Next Level


Burnout:  Taking Stress to the Next Level Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   Burnout syndrome is a response to chronic or sustained stress which may be job-related, but there are many exceptions. This syndrome causes physical and mental problems that prevent you from maintaining your routine and lifestyle. The disorder is more common in [...]

Burnout: Taking Stress to the Next Level2020-02-22T17:20:09-07:00

Handling the Unexpected


Handling the Unexpected Author: Alexa Ashworth - MFT, Intern   Life happens no matter how much we plan ahead… Do you ever feel personally defeated or frazzled due to plans not unfolding as they should?  Have you been promised something and last minute had it fall through? or had something spectacular planned for someone else [...]

Handling the Unexpected2020-02-22T17:22:15-07:00

Using the Five Love Languages


Using the Five Love Languages Author: Alexa Ashworth - MFT, Intern , Stephanie Camins, LPC Gary Chapman, the author of The Five Love Languages, wrote this book known to millions today on how partners can become better attuned to one another.  Too often people seeking out a direction for the future of their [...]

Using the Five Love Languages2020-03-24T15:59:18-06:00

The Challenge of Change


The Challenge of Change Author: Alexa Ashworth - MFT, Intern   Are you feeling stuck? Don’t know where to start? Tired of starting new things only to quit midway through? I often hear clients say, “I have been through so many challenges and heartache in my life, I do not know where to begin”.  My [...]

The Challenge of Change2020-03-24T16:02:00-06:00

CBT and Depression


CBT and Depression Author: Jaime Grainger - MFT, Intern   Every year about 7% of the population will experience depression. Depression can often include feelings of worthlessness or guilt, experiencing hypersomnia or insomnia, fatigue, poor concentration, having a hard time making decisions, decreased motivation, and suicidal thoughts. While these symptoms can leave one feeling helpless [...]

CBT and Depression2020-03-24T16:03:40-06:00

Is my relationship in trouble?…10 signs that you might be headed for a breakup?


Is my relationship in trouble?...10 signs that you might be headed for a breakup? Author:  Jaime Granger - MFT, Intern   At some point in their lives, most people will experience a breakup. It’s no secret that intimate relationships often go through ups and downs. Annoyances and disagreements from time to time can be common. [...]

Is my relationship in trouble?…10 signs that you might be headed for a breakup?2020-03-24T16:06:16-06:00

Art in Trauma Therapy


Art in Trauma Therapy Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   “Art makes the invisible visible.” Paul Klee The Brain and Trauma Before a discussion of how art therapy is beneficial to clients that have experienced trauma, an understanding of how traumatic memories are stored in the brain needs to be established. Developments in neurobiology [...]

Art in Trauma Therapy2020-03-24T16:06:51-06:00

Facing Depression in a Relationship


Facing Depression in a Relationship Author:  Taylor Roach - MA, Intern   What is Depression? Depression is expressed in varying ways for each person – sometimes, it is very noticeable and sometimes, it is deeply hidden.  Being able to recognize it in yourself or your partner can be difficult.  If you are unsure, it may [...]

Facing Depression in a Relationship2020-03-24T19:13:10-06:00

EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens


EQ:  Emotional Awareness in Teens Author:  Jenna DeRosa   EQ vs IQ EQ is a measure of your ability to recognize both yours and other peoples emotions, interpret emotions, regulate emotions, and manage other peoples emotions.  “This means being aware that emotions can drive our behavior and impact people (positively and negatively), and learning how to [...]

EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens2020-03-24T19:12:19-06:00

Quick and Easy Ways to Control Anxiety


Quick and Easy Ways to Control Anxiety Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   When an individual is suddenly exposed to a threatening situation there is an increase in adrenaline levels resulting in rapid breathing and heart palpitations. These reactions integrate and activate stress hormones. Stress hormones in turn increase the blood glucose level, this [...]

Quick and Easy Ways to Control Anxiety2020-03-24T19:10:17-06:00