Should You Separate From Your Partner?

Should You Separate From or Divorce Your Partner? Making the decision to separate from and end a relationship can be hard. Is your relationship really doomed, or could it be repaired? Are you staying in a relationship because it is right for you, or because you don’t want to hurt other people? There are a million questions that could be running through your head as you try to decipher: should…
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Help Someone Battling Anxiety or Depression

How You Can Help Someone Battling Anxiety or Depression Seeing someone you care for deeply struggle with anxiety or depression can be extremely difficult. It is hard to know the exact right thing to do, for fear of pushing them further into their mental health struggles. With the stakes so high, it is important to know the do’s and don'ts when trying to figure out how you can help someone…
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My Partner Refuses Couples Counseling

Help! My Partner Refuses to Go to Couples Counseling Couples counseling is an amazing tool for all couples to deepen their understanding of one another and grow together. Furthermore, couples counseling equips people with the skills to help tackle disagreements and prolong their happiness within a relationship. Maybe you know this all already and are wanting to attend couples counseling, but perhaps your partner does not feel the same. In…
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Why Turn to Interpersonal Therapy

Why Turn to Interpersonal Therapy             Interpersonal Therapy, often referred to as IPT, was originally designed to assist patients battling depression. By focusing on an individual’s personal relationship patterns, their capacity for intimacy, and current relationships, therapists are able to identify underlying issues that may be causing distress. It is thought that by changing an individual’s daily environment to be more comfortable, it will ultimately help their mental health. In…
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Hypnotherapy for Anxiety

Hypnotherapy for Anxiety             In recent years there have been many studies debunking the human’s ability to multitask. It has been shown that while our minds cannot focus on multiple things at once, we can quickly switch our focus between multiple tasks. The process of hypnosis is built upon these facts. By intently directing our focus to one thing, we, by default, are less focused on other distractions. Thus, hypnosis…
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Why Premarital Counseling is Important

Why Premarital Counseling is Important             While premarital counseling has traditionally been administered and mandated by religious leaders, it has become increasingly common for non-denominational couples to seek premarital counseling from a licensed therapist. Premarital counseling refers to counseling sessions that take place prior to marriage. It is thought that premarital counseling can help couples better prepare and understand their roles and responsibilities in a marriage. It also provides a…
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3 Different Psychotherapy Approaches

3 Different Psychotherapy Approaches Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, is a method used to treat a variety of mental illnesses and emotional struggles. Problems that benefit from psychotherapy include: difficulties coping with everyday life, trauma impact, medical illness or loss, and specific mental disorders such as depression and anxiety. Under the umbrella term psychotherapy, there are a few different approaches. Some approaches may work better than others depending on…
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5 Benefits of Integral Breath Therapy

5 Benefits of Integral Breath Therapy (With a Psychotherapist) Integral Breath Therapy is one of the many techniques used by psychotherapists to assist patients in self-healing. The technique utilizes specific breathing patterns to produce a self-generated, altered state of consciousness. This conscious state can be used much like hypnosis, with the client directing the process. Much like hypnotherapy, the altered state of consciousness created through integral breathing can help a…
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Put in the Effort During Couples Therapy

Have you thought about breaking up, but still find yourself holding on to the person you know is special? Are you feeling lost on how to fix recurring issues in your relationship? If you are in a relationship struggling to communicate with one another, couples therapy may help. However, it is important to remember couplers therapy is merely a tool to assist you and your partner in learning to work…
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Why You Should Use a Life Coach With a Background in Psychotherapy

Before tackling this subject it is important to note the difference between therapy and life coaching. While therapy is a more regulated profession focused on uncovering and understanding your past, life coaches are less regulated and focus more on your future path to reach your goals. A certified life coach with a background in psychotherapy is, essentially, the best of both worlds. With a background in psychotherapy, they have been…
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