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Teen Suicide- Know the Warning Signs

Teen Suicide- Know the Warning Signs

Are you worried about your teen? Maybe you’re not sure if your child’s teenage depression is normal moodiness, or a sign that something is really wrong. The following article is an overview of risk factors and some of the top warning signs that your teen needs...

Healing the Emotional Connection with Couples Therapy

Healing the Emotional Connection with Couples Therapy

When people seek couples therapy, a common complaint for both is often the lack of emotional connection. This isn’t surprising when there are so many things that can come between two people and dim their attachment. For example, disagreements, professional...

How to Find the Best Therapist For You

How to Find the Best Therapist For You

Taking steps to find the right therapist is essential before moving forward with individual therapy. In part, this is because the connection you share with your therapist becomes the central dynamic of the experience. You can begin by asking yourself some questions...

Signs of Teenage Depression

Signs of Teenage Depression

Is your teen experiencing natural growing pains or are those warning signs of teenage depression? It’s not always easy for parents to recognize the difference. If you’re feeling concerned about your teens moods or behavior, here are some key ways you can tell if your...

Why Assume Positive Intent in Your Marriage?

Why Assume Positive Intent in Your Marriage?

One thing marriage counseling can teach us is to assume positive intent in our intimate relationships. Assuming positive intent means that we give our partner the benefit of the doubt. Instead of jumping to the conclusion that they were intentionally hurtful, we...

Avoiding “Scorched Earth” Communication

Avoiding “Scorched Earth” Communication

Are you considering therapy for your relationship? Though counseling can be wonderful as a relationship maintenance tool, many people don’t begin to consider it as an option until their communication is truly in crisis. What does this look like? What is “Scorched...

Why Do We Engage in Toxic Argument Patterns?

Why Do We Engage in Toxic Argument Patterns?

Have you ever wondered why we argue about the same things over and over again in a relationship? Well, humans are creatures of habit. We tend to repeat behaviors, as this brings us a measure of comfort and security, oftentimes even when there are negative...

Is Conflict Normal in a Healthy Relationship?

Is Conflict Normal in a Healthy Relationship?

Inevitably, all of us experience some level of disagreement in our intimate partner relationship. If our belief is that healthy relationships are those where there is little to no conflict, then we are in for a big surprise. Even people in healthy relationships need...

Treating Depression

Treating Depression

Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You...

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