If I Take Mental Health Medications, Should I Start Individual Therapy?
Why Mental Health Medications and Individual Therapy Make a Great Team Mental health medication and individual therapy do not have to be mutually exclusive. Maybe you have already told your doctor, OBGYN, or pediatrician about your mental health symptoms. You explain your frustrations and challenges. Then, your doctor prescribes medication to help manage your symptoms.…Read More
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?
All About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) On your search for the best style of therapy for your needs, you have probably seen references to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). But what is CBT? What happens during CBT therapy? And how do you know if CBT is right for you? (Related Article: Learning How to Cope in…Read More
Individual Counseling for PTSD
Individual Counseling: Coping with Post Traumatic Stress If you are struggling after a stressful or scary incident in your life, individual counseling can help. It can be a challenge to know how to process these intensely stressful situations. And the aftermath can impact your life and functioning in surprising (and frustrating) ways. Today, you will…Read More
Counseling for Dating Anxiety
Counseling: How to Confront Dating Anxiety In individual counseling, it’s not uncommon to seek help for dating anxiety. And that makes sense! Dating can be intimidating. When it comes to your love life, there are many unknowns and seemingly endless things to worry about. However, dating doesn’t have to be an anxious or scary experience.…Read More
Individual Therapy: Worry vs. Anxiety- What is the Difference?
Individual Therapy: Are Worry and Anxiety the Same Thing? Anxiety and depression are some of the most common reasons that you might seek individual therapy at our office. But how can you tell the difference between anxiety and “normal” worrying? Isn’t it normal to have some worries? How can you know if your worries have…Read More
Therapy for Teens: How to Respond to Negative Self-Talk
Therapy for Teens: How to Respond to Your Child’s Negative Self-Talk Maybe you are reading this because you aren’t sure if you should seek therapy for your teen’s negative self-talk. Or maybe your teen is acting differently lately and seems more negative about their appearance or grades. Negativity can be somewhat normal when it comes…Read More
Utah Counseling: How to Find the Best Therapist for You
Utah Counseling: How to Find a Therapist So, you want to see someone for counseling in Utah. Great! You have come to the right place. However, finding the right therapist can be overwhelming and complicated. It can be a challenge to know where to look or how to know which therapist is right for you.…Read More
Pornography Counseling: Unmet Needs
Pornography Counseling: Understanding Unmet Needs If you or your partner believe you have a pornography addiction and seek pornography counseling, it might seem like it is an impossible problem to fix. Maybe you make progress and then suddenly you or your partner slips up, and now you are frustrated and hurt.(Related article: Creating Emotional Safety…Read More
Counseling: Shame vs. Guilt
Counseling Thoughts: Shame vs. Guilt There is a good chance that the concerns you bring to your therapist to work on in counseling have a common theme- shame or guilt about a situation or incident. If you have experienced shame and guilt about things you have done, you are not alone. Many other people are…Read More
How Counseling Helps Veterans
Counseling is For Veterans, Too If you are a military veteran, you might feel intimidated by the thought of finding counseling and resources for your mental health. Sure, you may have heard a lot about mental health resources. In fact, you might even live near the VA Hospital in Salt Lake. However, you might not…Read More