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The Impact of Anxiety on Your Relationships: 5 Ways to Reduce the Damage

Life’s everyday stresses can cause each of us a fair amount of anxiety. But those who have anxiety disorders experience stress to the extreme. Anxiety disorders can be all-consuming as they interfere with people’s ability to function in school, at work, and even in their relationships.

The Impact of Anxiety on Your Relationships: 5 Ways to Reduce the Damage 2017-12-12T14:33:21+00:00

What Are the Benefits of Group Therapy For Depression

Depression is an incredibly difficult disease to navigate. It can leave you feeling isolated and alone even when you’re surrounded by the people you love the most. Unfortunately, many people (loved ones included) without a history of depression are unable to empathize with the disease; their only comparison is the feeling of sadness. While [...]

What Are the Benefits of Group Therapy For Depression 2017-11-14T15:06:19+00:00

Can’t Stop Playing? 7 Signs You Have a Gambling Problem

All too often, a gambling problem will go unnoticed. Unlike other addictions, the gambling symptoms are invisible and not often physically harmful. However, if left untreated, this addiction can escalate into more than just financial difficulties. In the long run, a gambling problem can lead to legal issues, problems in the workplace, relationship loss, and even suicide.

Can’t Stop Playing? 7 Signs You Have a Gambling Problem 2017-10-27T20:46:42+00:00

Understanding CBT: Change Your Thoughts and Behaviors to Change Your Life

CBT is effective in treating mental illnesses including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, and addiction. The reason it’s so successful is multi-faceted. For starters, it is a very goal-centered approach. In therapy, we begin by addressing which behaviors you are engaging in and setting goals to counter those behaviors in order to change your life. From there we can fill in the missing blanks. These blanks include the negative thought patterns that led to your behaviors, what those behaviors do for you, and how they are impacting your life.

Understanding CBT: Change Your Thoughts and Behaviors to Change Your Life 2017-10-17T21:49:11+00:00

Is Your Drug Use Still Only Recreational? Look for These Signs of Addiction

There’s a fine line between recreational drug use and addiction. A common misconception is that addictions of any sort are mostly about the frequency you use the substance or the amount of it that’s consumed. While this is a major part of addiction, what’s more telling is the reasoning behind the usage, along with the aftermath of it.

Is Your Drug Use Still Only Recreational? Look for These Signs of Addiction 2017-09-20T11:48:24+00:00