Common Misconceptions About Therapy

Common Misconceptions About Therapy

Many misconceptions exist revolving around what therapy looks like, who attends therapy, and what purpose counseling serves. So what are common misconceptions about therapy, and what is the truth about receiving mental health care?

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Infertility

Infertility, the inability to reproduce by natural means, is a problem for at least 8 percent of couples worldwide and affects both women and men. Let’s take a look at infertility.

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Misconceptions About Therapy

Misconceptions About Therapy

Many misconceptions exist revolving around what therapy looks like, who attends therapy, and what purpose counseling serves. So what are common misconceptions about therapy, and what is the truth about receiving mental health care?

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Relationships and the Five Love Languages

But what is the key to maintaining a healthy, functional relationship? Some people believe communication is key. Others might think loyalty or commitment are the foundation of any strong partnership.

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Goal Setting in the New Year

Goal Setting in the New Year

As we reign in the New Year, we are often bombarded with messages about goal setting. However, what makes these New Years’ resolutions last past January?

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Setting Boundaries in a Relationship

Setting Boundaries

Let’s Talk About Boundaries As the leaves begin to change colors and fall from the trees and the air turns…
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Telehealth in Mental Health with Dr. Agathe Pierre-Louis

Telehealth in Mental Health

As the world around us continues to change, we must adapt and find safer, more efficient ways to receive the care we need. So, what exactly is telehealth?

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Trauma Responses

Trauma Responses

Trauma can include a host of experiences such as living through a natural disaster, experiencing racial trauma, losing a loved one, or surviving abuse.

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Mental Health Breast Cancer

Mental Health Breast Cancer Battle

Breast cancer survivors are continuously fighting on the battlefield to win the war on their physical, mental and emotional health. Survivors have been through hell and have managed to fight their way back to a healthy life. Thankfully, breast cancer survivors have tripled in the past decade.

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Christine’s Perinatal Loss

Christine’s Perinatal Loss

We were so naive about what it would be like to expand our family. We didn’t know any couples who had experienced any difficulties having their children.

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Embracing YOUR Individual Therapy

What Happens in Therapy?

I employ a client-centered treatment philosophy. There are three fundamental processes that serves as pillars for treatment. The fashion in which the therapeutic process unfolds, greatly depends on the patient’s needs.

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Suicide, Is There Another Alternative

Suicide, Is There Another Alternative?

It is rarely discussed and always looming. It comes with a stereotype, a stigma, a “type”. Perhaps threats or past behaviors were overlooked. Perhaps the signs were staring you right in the eye.

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Infertility Group Support

Infertility Group Support Open Letter To My Patients

Infertility, a word all of you are very familiar with! To do a free association activity with this word would produce numerous gut-wrenching feelings, adjectives, questions, nouns etc. I can imagine that I would hear the words isolation, loneliness or alienation reverberated across the room by more than one woman.

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Night Terrors and Children

Night Terrors and Children

1. What causes nightmares? What are some common triggers? Overall nightmares are the manifestation of our overwhelmed emotions; in this case, fear, expressed during the REM state. Nightmares often occur during a stressful time in a child’s life.

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How Do I Manage My Anxiety?

Anxiety is a mental health disorder that is characterized by feelings of being overwhelmed with worry, fear, uneasiness or panic about the present or the future.

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Motherhood-Anxiety

Motherhood and Anxiety

Anxiety-related concerns are one of the most common issues that motivate patients to therapy, and for mothers of newborns, anxiety can be so debilitating.

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Self-Care for Health Care Professionals

Self-Care for Health Care Professionals

A professional’s strong alliance with their clients, repeated exposure to clients’ traumatic birth or traumatic life experiences and a professional’s own personal trauma can create an inducement for an emotional breakdown.

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Navigating The Journey of Infertility

Navigating The Journey of Infertility

I have always known that I wanted to have my own family one day. When we decided to have a family, we were filled with excitement and pure joy and I quickly started to filled the nursery with pictures and even a mural on the wall.

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Embracing YOUR Individual Therapy

Embracing YOUR Individual Therapy

Maybe this is your first time thinking about going to therapy or maybe you have tried this before. No matter, it can be a scary venture, but it’s well worth it in the end.

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