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What To Do When You Feel Overwhelmed

What to do when you feel overwhelmed

Feeling overwhelmed. Recently, this topic seems to come up again and again both personally and professionally. Whether it is facing midterms in your college semester, a parent running their kids from one activity to the next or a kid losing sleep because they don’t have time to complete their homework, we all experience the feeling of being overwhelmed. We live in a culture that keeps both us and our children over-scheduled and overworked. This means…

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Why Private Pay?

Why Private Pay?

Today's post is a bit of a cheater post. I recently read the blog of another therapist regarding her private pay structure (meaning she doesn't accept insurance). She has a lot of interesting ideas in here that I think would be worth sharing. I often get the most push back from new clients regarding the fact that I don't take insurance. This post will help you to understand why insurance isn't always the best option.…

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Why Fidget Toys Work.

Why fidget toys work.

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small percentage of your purchase. Why fidget toys work. 2017 seems to be the year of the fidget spinner. You might've heard something about it. Ironically, fidget toys are nothing new. They have long been a tool in the toolbox of teachers, therapists, and psychologists. But the question seems to be, do these spinner actually…

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What Happens In Therapy?

What happens in therapy?

What happens in therapy? Therapy can be a mysterious process. You hear your friend talk about how counseling helped her get her daughter's behavior under control. Or you hear a couple at game night talk about how marriage counseling saved their relationship. Or your mother might say how counseling has helped her feel more in control of her emotions. But what exactly happens behind the closed door of the therapists' office? There are a number…

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What Is Christian Counseling?

What is Christian Counseling?

As mental health is more and more of a concern for people, there are more and more options available. In my area alone, one can choose from a mental health clinic, a private therapist, a therapy group, etc. And for Christians, these choices double. You can choose pastoral counseling, Biblical counseling, or even lay counseling. In a description of Christian counseling, it is important to define all of these others as well. Secular (non-Christian) Counseling:…

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