How Using Cell Phones and Social Media Affect Developing Social Skills in Kids Increasing use of smart phones and social media are changing the way kids develop social skills. Technology decreases the amount of face to face interaction and increases the amount of communication done from behind a screen. There are
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Seeking LGBTQ Counseling for Support on Coming Out and How to Do it Coming out is a difficult and trying process. At the same time, it can also be freeing and liberating to finally live openly as you. You may find support within the LGBTQ community and learn to love yourself
Parent of a Transgender or Non-binary Child? A How-To for Showing Love and Acceptance Has your child recently come out to you as transgender, but you’re not sure how to react? Do you want to support them, but feel in over your head on gender terminology? Raising any child requires
Signs it’s Time to Start Counseling for Anxiety Do you find yourself avoiding people, places, or other triggers because you feel overwhelmingly anxious? Do you want you could seek new opportunities, but are too afraid to pursue your goals? Are headaches, shaking, or feelings of dread and panic a regular part of
Don’t Feel Ashamed: Affirmation Therapy Can Boost Self-esteem in LGBTQ Individuals I am worthy of love and acceptance. My identity is valid. I am allowed to make decisions that are right for me. I value who I am. The above statements are all examples of affirmations, or positive statements that
Quick Tips to Help You with Anxiety Do you feel worn out and exhausted from constant stress and anxiety? Do you feel like your life is on “hold” because your anxiety is so severe? Do you experience overwhelming, recurring feelings of dread, but aren’t sure why? Feeling anxious once in a while
Thoughts to Help you Overcome Social Anxiety “When I talk, I sound stupid.” “No one likes me.” “No one cares about me.” “I should have done better. I am a failure.” Do thoughts like these ever come to your mind? If so, you may be struggling with social anxiety. While everyone feels
Anxiety and Depression Treatment for Transgender and Non-binary Individuals While anyone can experience anxiety or depression, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals face unique challenges that can contribute to the development of mental health problems. Unfortunately, these challenges have led transgender and gender non-confirming individuals to experience rates of depression and anxiety that
Counseling for Low Self-Esteem Suffering from Low Self-Esteem? Counseling Can Help you Build and Boost Confidence Do you struggle to accept positive feedback or compliments from others? Are you preoccupied with what you believe to be your weaknesses and shortcomings? Do you frequently compare yourself to others - and usually find that
Infertility Counseling for Women: Learn to Love Life Again Processing the news that you are infertile, or unable to conceive a child, is an emotionally painful experience for many women. It can evoke feelings of grief over losing the child you can’t have, awkwardness in not knowing who to tell or