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Trauma

Trauma

A scary, shocking, or life-threatening event that happens to you, or someone you know, can cause psychological distress.  This traumatic experience can increase anxiety, decrease moods and self-esteem, bring on nightmares and flashbacks, and may...

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Stress Management

Stress Management

Stress is the term people use to describe a feeling of pressure, strain, or tension. It is the body’s way of responding to the demands of our world. Stress can be adaptive albeit uncomfortable when it causes you to act in helpful ways (i.e., work...

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Relationships

Relationships

Relationships are bonds between family members, romantic partners, coworkers, or friends.  While relationships are often experienced as one of the most meaningful elements of life, unfortunately, the ability to have a healthy, loving relationship...

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Pregnancy and Postpartum

Pregnancy and Postpartum

The pregnancy and postpartum (“perinatal”) time comes with hormonal changes that increase a woman’s susceptibility to negative emotions.  This, coupled with the demands of the new role, explains why research has found that pregnant and postpartum...

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Older Adult Issues

Older Adult Issues

Older adults often face different stressors than younger and middle aged adults. Research shows that approximately 10-25% of older adults experience depressed mood while 11% experience anxiety.  Unfortunately, depression and anxiety in older...

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Life Transitions

Life Transitions

Like it or not, we all experience numerous transitions in our lives.  These transitions are sometimes by choice or opportunity (i.e., decided breakups, new jobs, moving), whereas others come from environmental ends (i.e., graduating, sudden...

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Grief

Grief

An unfortunate universal part of the human experience is the death of a loved one, whether a friend, family, or other close companion. Grieving is a multi-faceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone with who bond was formed...

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Depression

Depression

Depression is one of the most common reasons people come to therapy.  People experiencing depression often report some or all of the following symptoms: low mood, loss of interest in once enjoyable activities, social isolation, physical symptoms...

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Coping Skills

Coping Skills

Coping skills are the methods people use to deal with difficult situations, distressing thoughts, and negative moods. Coping skills can be internal or external, and they vary given the situation and the person employing them.  No person is the...

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Anxiety

Anxiety

While feeling anxious is common and a necessary part of our lives (if you weren’t anxious you wouldn’t study for that test or prepare for that presentation!), it becomes problematic when anxiety impacts your ability to live efficiently and...

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