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Why Summer 2022 is a Great Time to Start Therapy

Why Summer 2022 is a Great Time to Start Therapy

Are you considering starting therapy, but aren’t sure if now is a good time? It’s completely normal to feel nervous about something new–especially something like therapy which requires a lot of vulnerability and hard work. But it can feel like there’s always a reason to put off taking care of yourself. Instead, here are X …

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Why Traditional Therapy in the Age of BetterHelp

Why Traditional Therapy in the Age of BetterHelp?

If you’ve sought out therapy in the last year, chances are you’ve seen ads for (or maybe even thought about trying out) mental health and therapy apps. There are a lot of them now (and every podcast seems to be advertising them!) But what’s the deal with them? Are they really as good as they …

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The Ultimate Guide to Loving Yourself This Valentines Day

The Ultimate Guide to Loving Yourself This Valentines Day

It’s that time of year!  The time where it feels like there are hearts and chocolates and little flying Cupid’s everywhere we turn. Just like any day with a lot of expectations placed on it, Valentine’s Day can be difficult for a lot of us. It can feel like a lot of pressure to live …

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Reflecting on 2021

Reflecting on 2021

Congrats! You’ve made it to December, which means you’ve just about made it through this year! Let’s pause for a moment to honor that.  This has been an incredibly hard year, and while we’re approaching the time of year everyone starts listing their accomplishments, we want to take a moment to say: it’s okay if …

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Managing relationships around the holidays

Managing Relationships Around The Holidays

As we enter November, we’re also entering the start of the holiday season.  This can be a tense time of year for many of us–especially since it feels like there is so much external pressure to have it be the most wonderful time of the year. But with the season of holiday parties and presents …

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Why Getting Cozy This Fall Is Good For Your Mental Health

Why Getting Cozy This Fall Is Good For Your Mental Health

Sometimes, it seems like there are two types of people in the world – people who love fall and people who don’t.  For some, fall is an action packed time full of leaves, cool air, and warm beverages. For others, it’s a grim reminder that summer is over and winter is around the corner. No …

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Add Therapy to your school supplies list

Back to school time is a great time to get started with therapy.  Refreshed after a long break away from the stressors and pressure of school, and faced with the challenges of a brand new year, this time of year lends itself very well to self reflection and self improvement.  And every new start provides …

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Why Summer 2021 Is A Good Time To Get Your Child A Therapist

Is therapy right for your child? There are a lot of reasons children can benefit from therapy. If they are seeming overwhelmed frequently, like multiple areas of their lives are a struggle for them, that could be one indication that they could use some professional support. Others would be things like engaging in self destructive …

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Parents: How To Support Your LGBTQ+ Child When They Come Out To You

If you’re a parent, chances are you spend a lot of time trying to do right by your child. Parenting is one of the toughest jobs in the world, and everyone has a different opinion on how to do it. Although more and more folks are becoming accepting of LGBTQ people, it can still be …

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How To Connect With Your Inner Child This Summer

Summer can be a nostalgic time. The days are long, the weather is finally nice and warm, and best of all, school is out. There’s nothing like summertime when you’re a kid – the days last forever and you never seem to run out of things to explore. As adults, though, we’ve kind of lost the magic of summer. Especially after a year spent indoors and isolated, it might feel like summer is just another season to get through. This year more than ever, though, we deserve to make time for fun and childlike joy. We’ve been through a lot this past year. We have a lot of healing to do both collectively and individually and working with your inner child can be a healing practice. Summer tends to be a time of fewer responsibilities, so it can be the perfect opportunity to spend some time on yourself.