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Male Depression is Common After Divorce

Male Depression is Common After Divorce

Couples get divorced for a wide range of reasons. In some instances, there can be a feeling of relief once the paperwork is completed. More likely, however, both partners will need time to process the change. Grief, anger, sorrow, and confusions are common reactions...

6 Signs of Depression That You Need to Keep in Mind

6 Signs of Depression That You Need to Keep in Mind

There’s a huge difference between feeling “depressed” and struggling with “Depression.” In one case, it’s normal and inevitable that we each feel down or sad. Life is complicated and often presents us with times that make us blue. With enough time (and perhaps a silly...

4 Tips to Reduce and Manage Anger

4 Tips to Reduce and Manage Anger

There are some human emotions that have earned quite a bad reputation. These include fear, shame, and anxiety. Anger, however, might be at the top of the list. As far as I know, no one is signing up for joy management but anger management? Yeah, it’s a thing and it’s...

Why Are These Memories Coming Up Now?

Why Are These Memories Coming Up Now?

It is a common reaction to trauma to enter a dissociative state where we disconnect from our experience as a way to protect ourselves from emotional and physical pain. In this state, memories of our experience can get pushed to the periphery of our conscious...

Anxiety: When Walls Of Protection Become A Prison

Anxiety: When Walls Of Protection Become A Prison

Anxiety is a treacherous companion. It is a master at spinning a yarn from the smallest of threads.  It tells us stories designed to frighten us in the name of “protecting” us. If we believe such stories, we may start building walls of protection for ourselves. When...

Be SMARTER about your goals….

Be SMARTER about your goals….

One regret I have is not being consistent about setting and monitoring progress for personal and professional goals earlier in my life.  A few years ago, I came across the Full Focus Planner, a goal setting/day planner system, and it changed the way I thought about...

What can I expect to do in therapy?

What can I expect to do in therapy?

Now that you’ve decided to reach out for help, you might have extra questions about the therapy experience.  What will it be like?  How long it last?  How do they handle billing?  These are all things that you will want to discuss with whomever you are looking to work...

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