Emotional or psychological abuse is a term that people use a lot and sometimes the behaviors they are referring to do not qualify as emotional abuse. The term emotional abuse has become commonplace to describe behaviors that people do not like. Emotional abuse is an attempt for one partner to control another using emotion. This … Read moreWhat is Considered Emotional or Psychological Abuse?
Most people associate the term “grief and loss” with death. But what about the ending of a long-term relationship with someone who was once very close to you? What if your house catches fire and you lose irreplaceable items or even a position at work you worked hard for was given to a fellow employee? … Read moreYou Don’t Have To Experience A Death To Experience Grief And Loss
Recent surveys regarding Americans with addictions to controlled substances, puts the number above 21 million people over the age of 12. In addition to that are the unnumbered addicts who have not yet sought assistance for their recovery, or even yet identified their illness. It is apparent that addiction is a staggering issue facing families today, … Read moreFamilies Healing from Addiction
Millions of Americans suffer from a variety of mental illnesses. Not only is a mental illness diagnosis difficult for the patient, it’s also emotional and challenging for family members. Many people are unsure how best to support their loved ones suffering from mental illness while also struggling to cope with the diagnosis themselves. If you … Read moreCoping with Mental Illness in the Family
If you suffer from anxiety, then you know you can’t just tell yourself to get over it. That’s not how it works. There’s a constant stream of whispers burbling up from a dark place inside your mind, and some days it can seem like the harder you try to block your ears, the louder it … Read more4 Tips For Coping With Anxiety
Psychotic disorders are severe mental health issues that effect the mind and one’s thinking patterns and perceptions. Some of these disorders include and schizoaffective disorder. Psychosis can also occur in bipolar disorder, in people with brain tumors, and be drug-induced. Symptoms The most common symptoms of psychotic disorders include hallucinations, delusions, distorted thought patterns, unusual … Read morePsychotic Disorders: What are They?
There are several benefits of attending group therapy. These therapy sessions can be held for a number of reasons. We offer ongoing groups for, boundaries (women only), sexual addictions (men only), and for couples in couples communication. Group therapy sessions generally last around 90 minutes. Depending on the issue that the group is addressing depends … Read more5 Benefits of Group Therapy
Modern parents have the same worries of the generations from three or four decades ago – drunk driving, school absenteeism, underage drinking, etc. However, there is a new worry in the child-rearing world – screen “addiction”. Technology is a wonderful resource, connecting people and opening up previously unavailable opportunities. But it can also be a cause of … Read moreScreen addiction in children and teens
Marriage counseling is not a new concept, but is more popular than ever before. With a better understanding of the benefits of individual counseling, including holistic wellness, we have a deeper understanding of the importance of couples and marriage counseling. Seeking counseling for marital issues is not a sign of the end of the relationship, … Read moreMarriage Counseling: Enhancing the Bond
There are many situations in life that may cause you to grieve. Sometimes recovery smoothly runs its course, other times, you may not be able to recover as quickly as you would like. Group therapy can provide coping mechanisms to help you move past a devastating situation. The five most common causes of grief are … Read more5 Types of Grief and How Group Therapy Can Help