About Me
teens talking out problems

I have worked with a lot of kids over the years that had hard lives at home. Many of the kids that I have worked with have told me how they wish that their parents would just listen to what they have to say. If you are a teen struggling to find someone to listen, a counselor will be able to help. I created this blog to help teenagers find the person that they feel comfortable with to talk about anything that could be troubling them. By talking out problems, bigger problems can sometimes be avoided. Find out more on my blog.

Focus On This: 5 Drug-Free Ways For Managing Your Adult ADHD

24 March 2017
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Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can disrupt everyday life and present some serious challenges. This disorder mainly causes those affected to have difficulty concentrating or focusing on everyday tasks and keeping their lives organized. If you suffer from adult ADHD, you are probably looking for ways to regain your life and stay better organized. Here are ways to manage this disorder—some you may be working on, and others you may not have given thought to: Read More …

Why You Should Not Ignore Your Anxiety And Depression

1 February 2017
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A lot of people may struggle with feelings of anxiety and depression during stressful times, but do you feel depressed and anxious almost all the time? If so, you may have problems with anxiety and depression, and you should not ignore these issues. Anxiety and depression often occur from imbalances of brain chemicals, and they can worsen over time if they are not treated. Here are three reasons you should consider getting help for your anxiety and depression instead of ignoring these feelings. Read More …

Attending Counseling For Your Child’s Eating Disorder: 3 Topics Of Discussion To Prepare For

3 June 2016
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The media and social pressures have created body-image issues amongst many teenagers and young children. Over 50% of teenage girls and 33% of teenage boys are actively restricting their diets in order to lose weight at any given time. This can lead to the development of many eating disorders. If you've noticed that your child may be suffering from an eating disorder, getting them into therapy can improve their outlook on body-image issues and help them regain control over their eating habits. Read More …

What Therapies Are Most Effective For Highly Sensitive People?

9 February 2016
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Whether you've been formally diagnosed as a highly sensitive person (HSP) or have simply begun to suspect some of the undue stress and tension you experience when exposed to certain noises, textures, smells, or even conflict or criticism may be due to this condition, you're probably wondering whether there are any treatment options that can benefit you. Although this condition is relatively common -- affecting up to 20 percent of individuals -- it has only been in recent years that it has been given a name (sensory processing sensitivity (SPS)), and many psychologists and other mental health professionals aren't yet well-versed in SPS management. Read More …

Five Myths You Should Know About Drug Addiction

21 December 2015
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Addiction is a difficult thing for people to understand if they haven't experienced it. It isn't easy to explain the brain's chemical responses and the overwhelming struggles that people struggling with addiction can face. Unfortunately, the difficulties understanding addiction and treatment have given way to a lot of misconceptions about addicts and the recovery process. Before you dismiss that family member who is struggling with an addiction, you should know the truth behind these common misconceptions. Read More …