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How To Help Your Teenager Cope With Anxiety

Teens and Anxiety Has your teenager ever said anything like this? “I am going to fail this test, I know I am going to fail.” “I can’t get everything done, and you keep yelling at me to do more.” “Everyone else has more friends than me. What is wrong with me?” These...

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Gratitude In The New Year

As 2017 is getting under way, I am focused on how to maintain the feeling of a renewed beginning which often comes along with a new year. Personally, gratitude is one of my favorite tools to use to keep me motivated. As a therapist, I receive regular feedback from...

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Got Election Anxiety? Here’s Some Help!

Election  anxiety is a real thing. It’s not just your imagination.  A presidential election year may tend to cause some people anxiety. 2016 however has been a different type of rollercoaster than we have previously experienced heading into the upcoming November...

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Quick Tip: Reduce Anxiety/Worry

Stressed out? Thoughts swirling around your mind? Try this quick tip to reduce stress, anxiety, and worry. Picture in your mind whatever it is you're worrying about. Next, take a deep breath, inhaling slowly. Pause. As you slowly exhale, imagine that a squeegee is...

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Depression: Misunderstood

“I’m weak.” “Smile.” “Cheer up!” “Others have it worse.” “I can struggle through it.” “Focus on what you have.” “I should be happy.” These are just a few of the comments I frequently hear from clients – things that they have thought, or statements other people have...

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