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
Pregnancy and Depression- How Counseling Can Help
Counseling for Depression During Pregnancy During your pregnancy, you have probably heard a lot of talk about the joy of pregnancy. Your baby will be a “bundle of joy”! Birth will be the “happiest day of your life”. But what happens when you struggle to find joy as you prepare to welcome your bundle…Read More
Let’s Talk About Postpartum Depression
What is Postpartum Depression? If you are pregnant or have recently had a baby, you may have heard a lot of talk about postpartum depression. But what is post partum depression? Is that the same as the “baby blues”? And will it just go away on it’s own, or should you seek additional help to…Read More
Couples Therapy: How to Offer Support When Your Spouse is Depressed
Couples Therapy: How to Help Your Spouse with Depression It is not uncommon for a couple to come to therapy to get guidance about how to cope with one partner’s struggle with depression. If you are experiencing the same situation in your own marriage, you might be searching for the same support. You may struggle…Read More
Depression Counseling: Surprising Symptoms You May Miss
Depression Counseling: Surprising Symptoms of Depression You May Have Forgotten About In our last post, you learned all about depression and how you can recognize that it’s time to seek counseling for help. We discussed some of the common symptoms of depression that might come to mind when you picture someone who is depressed. For…Read More
Should I Seek Counseling for Depression?
How to Know if You Should Seek Counseling for Depression If you are considering counseling for depression symptoms, you are not alone. Depression is very common! In fact, you probably interacted with someone today who has dealt with depression at one point or another in their life. (Source) It can be comforting to know that…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
Parenting: How to Build Your Teen’s Self Esteem
Parenting Teens: Building Self Esteem Parenting a teen is hard! During this time in your teenager’s life, they are coping with a lot of change and growth. As a result, your teen might be struggling with self esteem. Self esteem issues are not uncommon for teens, but they don’t have to be the norm for…Read More
Individual Therapy: Accepting Help From Others
How Individual Therapy Can Help You Accept Help From Others In individual therapy, you will become better at expressing yourself and communicating with others. One common communication issue that you may experience is the belief that you can’t or shouldn’t ask for help and support from others. And this is not an uncommon struggle; it…Read More