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3 Mindfulness Practices to Calm Holiday Stress

It’s getting to be that time of year again where the holidays are right around the corner and before you know it, they will be here once again. While this is often a happy time to give gifts, spend time with family, and reflect on the year that has passed by, it can often be…
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October 18, 2018 0
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How to Handle Moving Away from Your Support System for College

College is a new and exciting time in the life of an incoming freshman, but with all that excitement comes a whole flurry of various lifestyle changes. As a result, a new student can sometimes find themselves feeling overwhelmed, which could result in needing anxiety therapy or life transition counseling from a behavioral health services…
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October 3, 2018 0
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The Effects of Hazing or Bullying on College Students

Hazing and bullying are two of the most serious issues students may have to contend with during their college years. For many students, this is the first time they are living away from home and their families. As a result, the need to feel like they belong to a new peer group may result in…
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September 28, 2018 0
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How Anxiety Therapy Reduces College Stress

Attending college is one of the most important times in a young person’s life, as it is often the first time they are moving away from home and their families. As a result of this, many incoming students can find the situation to be highly stressful, unsure of how to navigate their emotions. With that…
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September 26, 2018 0

Relational Psychotherapy: Transforming Your Sense of Self

How do you treat yourself? Are you tough or understanding? Does this belief in yourself translate into how you treat those in your life as well? As the title of this articles suggests, relational therapy helps people develop a good sense of belief in themselves. The more you have a strong sense of self, the…
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March 24, 2016 0
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The many uses of clinical hypnosis

Hypnosis has got a bad rap over the past few decades. Far too often in the media it has been portray by quacks and magicians using hypnosis just to entice curious on-goers to neigh like a horse or clap like a seal. However, recent research has proven the effectiveness of clinical hypnosis for patients. That…
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March 18, 2016 0

Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy

One of the keys to being able to reduce the effects of depression and chronic unhappiness from your life is through mindfulness. Being able to pay attention to the moment and be completely aware of your surroundings. That is part of the reason why Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy is helpful with giving patients the tools to…
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March 11, 2016 0

Online Psychotherapy Myths

History will remember this as the online era. A time when devices devoured our attention, and where we learned how to do everything online from education, shopping, and entertainment to meeting new friends, finding dates, and creating new connections. The technological changes of the past few years have been amazing. However, that does not mean…
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March 2, 2016 0

5 Marriage Strategies from John Gottman

Marriage is a sacred union between two people. At least, that is what we are told growing up. The idealized version of marriage as a kid often meets the hard reality of marriage in the daily grind of life. Marriage takes work to…well… work. That is why it is so important that couples get the…
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February 22, 2016 0

Psychotherapy and Tai Chi

An interesting study came out recently showing how a combination of psychotherapy and martial art Tai Chi can help those suffering from insomnia and a host of other related illnesses. This should not come as a major surprise, since both psychotherapy and tai chi both focus on helping you deal with the emotions behind various…
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February 16, 2016 0

Improving Your Self-Concept Through Psychological Strategies

Your self-concept is the defining factor in how you feel about yourself. It comes from your core philosophies that defined you over the years. From your upbringing to your environment, culture, and experiences, your self-concept is a little reminder of every step you took on the way to become you. However, sometimes our concept of…
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February 11, 2016 0
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Dealing with Grief and Loss

The grief of dealing with the loss of someone you love can be unbearable. The emotions that run through you are more than you can handle sometimes. It’s as though someone has ripped your heart out and is just stomping on it over and over again. Some days, it may seem like you can’t go…
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February 5, 2016 0