When Compliments and Adoration Wilt into Verbal and Emotional Abuse…What Do You Do?

Posted on Posted in Anger, Depression, Divorce, Relationships, Therapy

You remember how it was. Compliments, excitement, adoration, gifts, trips and fun. Now those are fewer and fewer and the anger is more often. You brace yourself when you go home. You never know what to expect. Your partner tells you their goal in arguing is understanding, resolution or compromise, but their words are shaming, blaming and […]

Holistic Treatment for Depression

Posted on Posted in CBT, Depression, Therapy

Traditionally depression has been treated with Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy or other forms of psychotherapy, and if severe, antidepressant medication prescribed by a physician. Today more people are looking onto options for all their health care, and emotional health is no exception. If you or someone you know is suffering from a deep depression with suicidal thoughts […]

Tips for Attaining Balance for Very Busy People

Posted on Posted in Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Therapy, Work Stress/Anxiety

Balance in one’s life is essential to functioning at peak performance and accomplishing goals. Anyone who has studied business strategies, martial arts, skiing, golf, or serious sorts of any kind, knows the essential importance of balance to experiencing power and flexibility. Balance may be the most important thing we can achieve in life, giving us […]

Non-narcotic Pain Relievers

Posted on Posted in Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Pain, Pain Management

Many people suffer from chronic pain. Some pain stems  from long standing injuries or illnesses. Chronic pain can also be caused by fibromyalgia, Lupus or even severe side effects from necessary medical treatments or medications. Many wonderful advancements have been made in the field of pain management, many of these chemical medications. While narcotic solutions […]

Help for Anxiety

Posted on Posted in Anxiety Disorders, CBT, Depression

40 million people suffer from some form of anxiety every year in the US. This includes Panic attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Agoraphobia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Phobias, including test-taking phobias, driving phobias and Separation Anxiety in children. In therapy, clients can learn relaxation skills to address the “fight or flight” reaction and coping strategies to […]

What is Cognitive Behavior Therapy?

Posted on Posted in Anxiety Disorders, CBT, Depression, Therapy

Cognitive Behavior Therapy is a relatively short-term form of psychotherapy based on the concept that the way we think about things affects how we feel emotionally. It is action-focused and addresses thought patterns (cognitions) that lead to disruptive behaviors and uncomfortable emotions. CBT is oriented toward current problem solving by changing maladaptive thought patterns, behaviors […]