One of the realities of the times we are living in is dealing with drug addiction within our family. While it is the cruelest fact of life for the addicted one, it is also often called a “Family Disease” as it affects everyone who loves the person who is struggling with drugs or alcohol. The only … Read moreSeeking Counseling When Family Member Is Addicted
There are many types of anxiety disorders and many people who suffer from them. Some of the more well-known types are Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Agoraphobia. However, not many people understand the nuances and differences between these disorders. Learning more about anxiety disorders is the key for those that suffer from them. Understanding the … Read moreTypes of Anxiety Disorders
People of every faith go through challenging times. Whether you need marriage counseling, help healing from a personal trauma or someone to guide you through the struggles of mental illness, it makes sense to seek counseling that is consistent with your faith. Here are three reasons to seek faith-based counseling as a Christian. Shared Values Many … Read moreChristian Counseling Can Strengthen Your Life and Your Faith
There’s no way around it. Relationships are hard, and there are so many things that happen along the way that interferes with the love you once shared. Couples in crisis often come to counseling completely confused about what has happened in their relationship. After all, how can you fix something when you don’t know where you went … Read moreCouples in Crisis: What to Do When You Can’t Even Begin to Describe What’s Wrong
Life after retirement is often viewed through the optimistic lens of younger generations who yearn for the freedom that comes with ending a career. However, the senior years are often filled with challenges that can leave seniors struggling to find a sense of purpose and overcome feelings of depression. As a family caregiver, your loved … Read moreCould My Senior Loved One Benefit From Counseling?
The adolescent years of one’s life are undoubtedly the hardest. Emotional, intellectual and social skills are in the process of developing to their mature capacity. There are a few things that parents can do to help their teens handle their journey to adulthood in a safe and healthy way. Model Positive Behavior Parents need to be the models … Read more4 Ways Parents Can Help Their Adolescents Thrive
The career world today is cutthroat, and it is common for someone to experience a sudden job loss. When you lose a job without warning, it is normal to feel a sense of grief and loss. After all, a career is part of our identity, and you had relationships with your coworkers that will be … Read moreCoping With Grief And Loss After Losing Your Job
After leaving treatment, you knew that addiction recovery would be a lifelong process. However, you might not have expected for depression to rear its ugly head again and make it harder to stick to your treatment plan. While it may be hard to believe, the fact that you are dealing with depression is a normal part of … Read more3 Ways to Stop Depression From Affecting Your Addiction Recovery
Blended families are common today. With many studies reporting that fifty percent of all marriages end in divorce, this leaves at least fifty percent of the nation’s children are living in blended families that include a parent’s new partner, and possibly other children. While re-marriage and the coming together of two families is a joyous occasion, … Read moreBlended Families: Counseling Can Help Ease The Transition
Finding out a partner has cheated is one of the most painful experiences you can have in your marriage. In addition to feeling hurt and angry, you may also be feeling confusing emotions such as relief that you finally know the truth. While healing from marital infidelity will take work, you can emerge from this trying time … Read moreIs It Possible to Heal After Marital Infidelity?