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Let Compassion Be Your Compass – June 27th

Let Compassion Be Your Compass – June 27th
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Every Day Matters…

Every Day Matters…

I often work with my therapy clients to help them understand that attitude is a choice. LIFE IS SHORT: We create our own world by the way in which we choose to see it. It’s important to remember that you can focus your time on fear, worry, problems […]

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The Mind/Body Connection

The Mind/Body Connection

I recently came across this wonderful article in the Huffington Post, written by Ed and Deb Shapiro. I thought I would share it below with my readers, as it contains some great points about how thoughts and emotions can affect your body, a connection which we often […]

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Wonderful Article on the Importance of Gratitude…Happy Thanksgiving!

Today I came across a wonderful and relevant article about the importance of gratitude. I have posted it below, enjoy! Please note that this article was taken from “The Associated Press” and written by Seth Borenstein. Count your blessings this Thanksgiving. It’s good for you. While it […]

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Confronting Procrastination

Confronting Procrastination

Procrastination can be defined as an automatic habit pattern in which an individual needlessly puts off, postpones or delays relevant activity until another date or time in the future. In this mindset, you are likely to tell yourself that “later is better” or that you’ll get to the […]

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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Everyone seems to be talking about evidence-based practice and the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (“CBT”) these days…so I thought I would put together a post to review the basics of this form of treatment. CBT has become increasingly popular in recent years with both mental health consumers […]

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Core Beliefs, Rational Responses and Self-Esteem

Today I came across a quote which I thought was worth sharing, as it directly relates to the topic of self-esteem: respond “Letting circumstances or others determine worth gives them inappropriate control and power.” (Anonymous) It is important to recognize and replace self-defeating thoughts…having a sense of […]

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So…What is a Marriage and Family Therapist?!

So…What is a Marriage and Family Therapist?!

Marriage and Family Therapists (“MFTs”) are mental health professionals trained in psychotherapy and family systems, and licensed to diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders within the context of marriage, couples and family systems. Marriage and family therapists are a highly experienced group of practitioners.They evaluate and […]

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Taking on Responsibility…Without Taking On Too Much

Taking on Responsibility…Without Taking On Too Much

As adults, we have been trained over the course of our lifetimes that when something needs to be done, it is our job to step in and roll up our sleeves. To take charge. To get busy. The famous Nike slogan tells us to “Just Do It.” […]

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Calling All Bookworms…

Calling All Bookworms…

Psychologies Magazine (www.psychologies.co.uk) recently published a useful online article listing various publications focused on assisting individuals who want to increase their happiness factor. Many of my clients often ask for book recommendations, and the list below is a good place to start. For practical strategies cash advance […]

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