Why you Haven’t Started Therapy yet

…and why you should start like, yesterday. You’ve been thinking about seeing a therapist for a while. You’ve perused a few online profiles. Maybe you’ve even talked to a friend about their counselor. You know that you should see a therapist. …buuuuut, you haven’t contacted anyone yet. You consider it, then look at Twitter orContinue reading “Why you Haven’t Started Therapy yet”

Does marriage counseling work?

“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.”  ― Dave Meurer When people ask if marriage counseling works, what they’re really asking is, can counseling save my marriage? Well, the answer is complicated, and dependent on a lot of factors. For one thing,Continue reading “Does marriage counseling work?”

4 Surprising Signs of Stress

I have had bad neck and shoulder pain since my early 20’s. It wasn’t until a year or two ago that I put the pieces together; whenever my neck and shoulder pain got worse, it was because my stress levels were off the charts. When I started doing yoga, practicing mindfulness, and generally taking better careContinue reading “4 Surprising Signs of Stress”

Should you try online counseling?

Online counseling. Online therapy. Telehealth. Teletherapy. Telecounseling. Technology-assisted therapy. All of these are synonyms for the same thing: Talking to a shrink on the internet. I’ll be honest, I was hesitant about online counseling myself, at first. No office? Not being able to sit in the same room, face to face? Wouldn’t that be weird?Continue reading “Should you try online counseling?”