How Mindfulness Meditation Can Ease Anxiety — Even For Kids

If you suffer from anxiety, you know how difficult it can be, with all the thoughts running through your mind. If you have a child with anxiety, you know it can be even more difficult to hear their fears and be unable to take them away. Enter mindfulness meditation, which can help to ease anxiety … Read moreHow Mindfulness Meditation Can Ease Anxiety — Even For Kids

Moving Toward Grief and Loss

Grief and loss are universal experiences; however, just as every person is unique, experiencing grief is unique to every individual. Religion, spirituality, culture, and/or ethnicity can provide guidance for coping with grief and loss, while temperament and personality contribute to the uniqueness of an individual’s grief experience. The loss of a relationship, the loss of … Read moreMoving Toward Grief and Loss

Couples Therapy isn’t Just for Marriages

Most people think that couples therapy is designed to help married couples stay together. This is a huge misconception! Couples therapy is for any couple at any stage of courtship that needs guidance. There are many benefits for dating couples to attend counseling. Married couples aren’t the only pairs that need a boost of help from professional counseling. … Read moreCouples Therapy isn’t Just for Marriages

Tips for Blended Families with Children on Autism Spectrum

When you have as son or daughter on the autism spectrum, it’s often stressful. As a step-parent coming into a family with children who have Asperger Syndrome or related issues, it’s particularly stressful and emotionally draining. Whether your child or step-child is in elementary school or a young adult, it is important to the caregiver … Read moreTips for Blended Families with Children on Autism Spectrum

Depression: 7 Ways to Conquer The Sadness

Depression is a harrowing mental illness that affects an estimated 350 million people worldwide. Many people develop depression due to different circumstances and situations in life that may cause grief, pain, and stress. Although it is extremely difficult to deal with and very hard to overcome, it is not impossible. Here are 7 ways that … Read moreDepression: 7 Ways to Conquer The Sadness

Seeking Counseling When Family Member Is Addicted

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

Types of Anxiety Disorders

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

Christian Counseling Can Strengthen Your Life and Your Faith

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

Couples in Crisis: What to Do When You Can’t Even Begin to Describe What’s Wrong

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

Could My Senior Loved One Benefit From Counseling?

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?