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Baby Showers

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

One of the most challenging experiences after babyloss can happen when you are invited to a baby shower. Maybe the person who is expecting was unaware of your loss, or…


How to Handle Rejection

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

         Dating culture has changed since the 20th century.  Apps have made it easier to meet people, dates can happen more frequently, and rules for dating are…


Initial and Subsequent Emotions

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

     Even though everyone experiences emotions every day, understanding them can still be tricky.  For instance, a person may have an initial feeling over a situation, only to discover…


Changing Core Beliefs

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

Many people who struggle with anxiety have negative core beliefs that contribute to their symptoms. The good news is that we can work on changing negative core beliefs whether they…


Your First Time

Posted by: Richard (Rick) Snyderman, Richard (Rick) Snyderman, LPC, CADC, CSAT, NCC

     Okay.  Be honest.  When you first read this title, Your First Time, were you thinking this article was going to be about sex?  Especially given that one of…


Hardships Are Temporary

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

        It doesn’t matter who you are or how many luxuries you have; every person is going to experience hardships in their life.  These are the moments…


Am I Too Emotional

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

        “Am I too emotional?” is a question that many people ask about themselves.  There is the worry that they’re being overly “dramatic,” “sensitive,” or “extra.”  This…


Creating a Mantra Card

Posted by: Jaclyn Jacobs, Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC, FELLOW

In Hindu and Buddhist practices, mantras are considered sacred phrases that are sung or spoken in order to enhance concentration during meditation. These days, psychologists, yogis, and others have borrowed…


Tidying Up Your Mind

Posted by: Jaclyn Jacobs, Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC, FELLOW

Using the KonMari Method to Let Go of Unhelpful Core Beliefs

You have likely heard about the Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. You may have spent hours binge…


Winter Relaxation Exercise

Posted by: Jaclyn Jacobs, Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC, FELLOW

Winter can be a stressful time of year. Between weather changes, the holiday shopping frenzy, and deciding which relatives to visit first, you may feel the tension building already. For…


Feelings 101

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Emotions can be hard for some to identify, express, listen to, or manage. Whichever your difficulty with emotions, sometimes it is helpful to have a refresher on feelings.  

This tip…


Relationship Ambivalence Counseling

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Feeling breakup ambivalence? Not sure if you want in or out of your relationship? Are you fighting for working on your relationship but feel like your partner is half out…


Knowing When to Date Again

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

 

After some deliberation, you made the conscious effort to stay single for some time.  Specifically, you decided to take a break from pursuing a committed relationship. Perhaps you found…


Resolving Shame

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

What exactly is shame?  Shame is the feeling that results from how we negatively judge ourselves about an action we did. Actions that create shame are ones that we want…


Musical Emotional Awareness

Posted by: Jaclyn Jacobs, Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC, FELLOW

Creating Emotional Awareness Through Music

Sometimes it can be difficult to be in touch with your own emotions. This can be a frustrating experience that may lead you to feeling…

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