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What is anxiety?

What is anxiety and how to help yourself learn to gain control over it. Continue reading

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Bad Therapy: 10 Signs That You Need a New Therapist

Originally posted on The Family Therapy Blog:
If you are in counseling now or consider seeking a therapist in the future, it is important to choose a counselor who is the right fit for you. I am always saddened to…

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How to become more resiliency from Psychology Today

Webster defines Resiliency as ” the ability of something to return to its original shape after it has been pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc.”  Stress often causes us to feel like we’ve been stretched, pressed or bent beyond our normal capacity .  … Continue reading

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Child Psychology Facts Teachers Have to Read – re posted from The Thrive Life

This article written by a very good colleague of mine and excellent counselor, helps to understand that the  knowledge that ALL behavior both from children and adults is totally goal directed and the most crucial aspect for changing negative behavior.  … Continue reading

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A therapist shares his thoughts on life…

A college of mine who is also an excellent writer shares his experiences and thoughts to help others achieve happiness and live your own “Thrive Life”.   From humorous to insightful look on life, goals and achieving your own happiness. … Continue reading

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Self Help Tips to help yourself feel better.

 Are you feeling down or depressed?  Maybe your currently having some difficulties in your life that you are preoccupied with and possibly letting yourself worry or obsesses about them.  The following ideas and tips could make you start seeing things … Continue reading

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Are you trying to solve problems the same way you always have, and expecting to get different results?

If we continually try to solve all our problems in ways same way we have attempted to  solved them previously, and we are limited by the variety of resources we have on hand and are familiar with.   If the … Continue reading

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What to tell your children.

December 15, 2012 Lisa Patterson LPC LMHC NCC & Registered Play Therapist Child’s Play Counseling Services On Friday, December 14, 2012  I had a very busy schedule at my contract job. It was not until after work that I was … Continue reading

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Words of wisdom for parents wanting to know how to help answer their children’s questions

What children want to know by Fred Rogers   http://www.fci.org/new-site/par-tragic-events.html    

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The Worry Egg – A technique to help children transfer their worries

I am always looking for something to “do” with the children I work with.  One of the reasons Play Therapy is so helpful to children and teens is that we don’t have to “just talk”.  I will be the first … Continue reading

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