Change Your Course With Couples Counseling

National statistics report that 50% of first marriages will end in divorce. Relationships are anything but simple and it’s easy to take yours for granted when you find yourself dealing with the realities everyday life. Relationships require effort and nurturing. If you feel that your relationship isn’t what it used to be or what you would…

Don’t Make Me Mad: Learning How to Manage Anger

Anger is a natural human emotion that can be very powerful and, at times, unpredictable. Everyone gets angry — and that’s okay. What’s not okay is when anger gets out of control and becomes destructive, leading to problems at home, at work, at school, and in your personal relationships. Does this sound familiar? If so, there…

It’s Not Your Father’s Therapy

Gone are the days when a person is stigmatized because he or she is seeing a therapist. Instead, people now seek counseling to establish and reach personal goals, improve relationships at home or work and enhance their overall enjoyment of life. The decision to enter therapy is a personal one. Equally personal is the relationship established…

Surviving a Loss: Moving Through Grief

You may have heard the saying, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes,” but who is ever truly prepared to lose someone or something important in his or her life? Grief is an emotional response that’s triggered by a major life change or loss and can be devastating and debilitating for some, leaving them struggling with…

Four Steps to a Stress-Free Life

In the climate of today’s world, it’s nearly impossible not to feel “stressed out.” Symptoms of stress and anxiety present in various forms and may include obsessive thoughts and feelings of panic, as well as physical symptoms such as nausea, a racing heart, and muscle tensions. For most, making a few simple changes will lead to…