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What is Involved in a Psychological Evaluation?

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  • June 27, 2016 /
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Psychological evaluation is the process by which a mental health professional assesses an individual’s psychological functioning. An evaluation can help your therapist determine if anything is occurring in your psychological life that is preventing you from thinking or behaving in constructive, healthy ways. Stonebriar Counseling Associates provides a full range of psychological evaluation services. An evaluation
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Counseling Seminars and Workshops

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  • June 14, 2016 /
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Are you ready to learn more?  Maybe you don’t feel ready for counseling, or perhaps you just need an introduction or a refresher, but our counseling seminars and workshops may be what you need.  Sometimes it can be a challenge locating a counselor that’s right for you so getting familiar with us at any of our seminars or
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Individual Counseling Isn’t Just For People With “Problems”

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  • May 31, 2016 /
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Sometimes the negative connotations associated with individual counseling deter people from seeking the help that they need.  Counseling isn’t just for people with marital struggles, grief, mental health issues, or family problems; it can be a useful maintenance tool to help prevent issues from happening. Why should you attend counseling? You are struggling in some area
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Discover the Benefits of Family Counseling

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  • May 16, 2016 /
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If one person in the family is having difficulty, the whole family has issues. Family therapy uses a family’s structure and patterns — parents’ beliefs and values, personalities of family members, extended family influence — to build a foundation. Those using a family system always consider the whole family. The end goal is building a healthy
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How an Educational Evaluation Can Help Your Child Succeed

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  • May 3, 2016 /
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An educational evaluation consists of a series of tests that can help you better understand your child. While the exact tests might vary based on your particular situation, you can usually expect your child to undergo a cognitive assessment (IQ test), an achievement test, and tests that assess the child’s personality and preferences. These tests can
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How Premarital Counseling Can Strengthen Your Marriage

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  • April 18, 2016 /
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When people think of couples going to counseling sessions together, often what first comes to mind is counseling to help couples who are already having issues or difficulties in their relationships, not couples just contemplating marriage. When a couple is considering marriage, things are usually going pretty well in the relationship. So, instead of focusing
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Group Therapy in Our Changing World

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  • April 4, 2016 /
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We have an expectation in our world these days to have it all together. We put on a mask in front of others to make them believe that everything is ok.  Somehow we manage to isolate ourselves when what we really need more than anything is to share. Group therapy offers something that other counseling cannot.
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Can Individual Counseling Help Resolve Panic Attacks?

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  • March 21, 2016 /
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It is not uncommon for people to have had at least one panic attack in their lifetime.  Modern society has brought great advances, but for the average person it has brought additional stressors along with the advances. From the high school student who is feeling the pressure to perform and who is dealing with difficult
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How Child and Adolescent Therapy Can Be Beneficial

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  • March 7, 2016 /
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As children grow, both their bodies and their minds go through some pretty amazing changes. These changes can be stressful though and, just like adults handle stress differently, every child deals with these changes a little differently too. In addition to the stresses of going through different growth stages, when environmental factors like divorcing parents,
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7 Good Reasons to Consider Marriage Counseling

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  • February 22, 2016 /
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Although marriage is a wonderful union between a man and woman, after the “honeymoon phase” wears off and you realize you and your spouse are two imperfect people trying to make it in this world together, you might need to consider marriage counseling. According to an article on www.psychcentral.com, there are seven main reasons couples seek
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