The Red Flag

The Red-Flag Conundrum: To Deal or Not to Deal Week after week, year after year, clients show up to discuss marriages that are breaking down or, whether they realize it or not, have already irreversibly broken down.  They are sad, frustrated, angry, disappointed, often blaming themselves or their spouses for a process that began well [...]

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On June 1, 2013, posted in: counseling, psychotherapy, relationships by

What to expect from therapy

Most people come to therapists or counselors looking for relief. These individuals have identified areas of concern that get in the way of their happiness, freedom from worry, and overall state of mind. Often, but not always, the prospective client has a pretty clear idea about what it is, specifically or in more general terms, [...]

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On October 1, 2012, posted in: counseling, psychotherapy by

How to find a therapist

Finding a therapist — someone who is skilled, well-trained, experienced, and someone with whom you can connect and develop trust — can be a daunting, even intimidating experience.  For many, simply knowing the right questions to ask and qualities to look for is puzzling.  Nevertheless, there are some central and essential elements to the process [...]

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