6 Ways to Keep Your Blended Family Relationships Healthy

With your new marriage, you’ve blended your families together to form a new one. A blended family, like any other family, has its ups and its downs. Keeping the relationships healthy takes work. Evaluate yourself on how well you work at keeping healthy relationships within your blended family with these ideas in mind. Keep communication open. This is … Read more6 Ways to Keep Your Blended Family Relationships Healthy

Back to School: How Counseling Can Help

With back to school just around the corner, our team of experts at Family Restoration Counseling Services would like to provide you with steps to make this year as successful and painless as possible. Here are few tips to help get you started: Routine: It can be helpful to begin shifting from the late nights … Read moreBack to School: How Counseling Can Help

Stigma Be Gone: Seeking Counseling More Common These Days

Imagine a 33-year-old woman. She had just gone through the breakup of a three-year relationship that was even more devastating to her than her divorce almost 10 years earlier. She had lost not only a boyfriend. She had lost her best friend, the one she talked to every day, the one she leaned on. And … Read moreStigma Be Gone: Seeking Counseling More Common These Days

The Feeling of Anxiety and What it Entails

Anxiety–a feeling of uneasiness, not so unfamiliar to today’s population. The feeling of worry and apprehension manifests itself among millions of people–for many of them, more than they would like to admit. When a person struggles with these feelings, it can often seem as if they are surrounded; alone, in a pit of anxiousness of which there is no … Read moreThe Feeling of Anxiety and What it Entails

Counseling Can Help Blended Families Adjust

A blended family can be a wonderful thing. If you have just recently gotten married, for example, both you and your spouse might have brought children from previous marriages into the relationship. Even though this can be a great thing, it can require a bit of an adjustment in the beginning. Luckily, counseling can help. … Read moreCounseling Can Help Blended Families Adjust

Do you suffer from social anxiety?

What is social anxiety? Social anxiety is a phobia that causes a persistent and debilitating fear of people. But social anxiety doesn’t stop there. It can be largely anticipatory, and it’s very common for those suffering from the disorder to experience severe anxiousness for weeks leading up to a social event. While anxiety before public … Read moreDo you suffer from social anxiety?

Preparing for Your First Counseling Appointment

Whether you have anxiety, depression, addiction, or other issues, many people benefit from counseling. However, it can be scary to start going to counseling, even after you’ve been able to find an appropriate therapist. By preparing for your visit, you can take away some of your uncertainty to start a productive counseling relationship. Here are some … Read morePreparing for Your First Counseling Appointment

How Counseling Benefits You (Even When You Think You Don’t Need It)

Many people adhere to the myth that counseling is only for those in severe distress. Nothing could be further from the truth! Counseling provides many benefits across a whole spectrum of needs. Here are three reasons why therapy is beneficial…even when you think you might not need it: Counseling takes you out of your normal comfort … Read moreHow Counseling Benefits You (Even When You Think You Don’t Need It)

Help Restore Peace When Living with a Personality Disorder

Living with another person poses challenges and often results in joy, but it’s particularly challenging to live with a person with a personality disorder. Receiving counseling from a trained psychologist often helps when struggling to understand a person who seems suspicious, emotional or impulsive and anxious. Some people in relationships are co-dependent but not everyone … Read moreHelp Restore Peace When Living with a Personality Disorder

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

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