When you’ve become a victim of emotional or psychological abuse, you can find yourself questioning the very idea of whether you have even been abused. With a media that is riddled with stories of physical abuse, domestic violence and other forms of abuse, emotional and psychological abuse sometimes get pushed to the side. Here are … Read moreEmotional and Psychological Abuse: Is it Real?
Many people have obsessive behavior and are not even aware of it. Please start by checking in with yourself and looking for these symptoms in your day to day life: Washing your hands more often than you use the bathroom Analyzing past experiences or conversations and imagining what you might have done wrong Checking the door is … Read moreConquer your Obsessions and Obsessive Behavior
There is a perception that Christians are meant to have everything together and life is always full of joy. If you as a Christian are facing difficulty in life, it is simply because you are not praying enough, you are not close enough to God, or you are hiding a secret sin. However, this is … Read moreWhat Is Spiritual Counseling and How Can It Help?
Every couple comes to the crossroads of deciding to start a family or not. This decision is life-altering and can cause strife in a relationship if the couple isn’t on the same page. Making this decision can difficult, but what happens when a couple wants to start their family, but infertility plays a part? There … Read moreOvercoming Infertility as a Couple
Eating disorder. Most people have heard this phrase before, but unfortunately, eating disorders are widely misunderstood. There are many behaviors associated with disordered eating, not just starvation and low body weight. Eating disorders are discussed and even glamorized in media at times, but there are many misconceptions about them. There are also many other types … Read moreEating Disorders: When to Reach Out for Help
Marriage is a lifelong commitment, and for that reason, there will certainly come a time in everyone’s relationship where they can feel that the fibers of their marriage are breaking. You might even reach a point of wanting to end it entirely. It’s a point at which many may ask themselves many questions on what … Read moreOn the Brink of Divorce? Try Couples Counseling Before it is Too Late
Identifying emotional abuse can be tricky, especially for those who are unfamiliar with the signs. For some, the word “abuse” conjures images of physical violence or severe neglect. They often can’t see the emotional abuse that can be the precursor to more extreme behaviors. Emotional manipulation is one of the most effective ways for an … Read more6 Signs of Emotional Abuse
If you are struggling with overwhelming anxiety lately, you are definitely not alone. The uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic has led to spikes in our overall anxiety levels, especially with the nearly constant media coverage. In addition to the ongoing discussion concerning the virus, the actions necessary for the health of our communities can leave … Read moreCoping with Anxiety During a Pandemic
Marriages are no easy task. They require constant hard work and dedication in order to stay healthy. Prior to getting married, many individuals and their partners are now choosing to participate in premarital counseling, regardless of religious affiliation, in order to ensure a successful marriage. The following is a list of benefits that couples can experience … Read more5 Benefits of Premarital Counseling
Many people look at taking anger management classes as being a negative thing. If a family member has been encouraging you to look into these classes or if you have been ordered to take them by the court, then you should know that they aren’t as bad as you might think. In fact, anger management … Read more3 Ways That Anger Management Classes Can Improve Your Life