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Holiday Coping

By Sarah Burkhart

December 1, 2017

by SARAH BURKHART, MA, LPC Tis the season! The season for family and Christmas music and good food and… stress. During the holidays, we juggle busy schedules, celebrations, family dynamics, high expectations and complicated emotions. And this year, many of us are still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Harvey. That means that our “starting…

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Making the Most of the Season

By Ginny Wiley

December 1, 2017

by GINNY WILEY, MAMFC, LPC Is Christmas the most joyful or most stressful time of the year for you? There seems to be an underlying pressure to please others and an expectation to be joyful at the same time. The reality is, you cannot please everyone; and you are the only one who has the…

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#Metoonomore

By Annie Higgins

November 1, 2017

by ANNIE HIGGINS, MA, LPC #Metoonomore The #metoo campaign has brought a very important and often taboo topic to the forefront recently. What started on social media is now fueling dialogue over dinner tables, happy hours and therapy sessions. As a counselor, I’m thankful for opportunities to give expression to traumatic events that have lurked…

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Think Happy Thoughts

By Brittany Senseman

November 1, 2017

by BRITTANY SENSEMAN, LPC-S Think Happy Thoughts When you read the word “family”, what feelings do you have? Some of you relaxed your faces and experienced joy, while others just got a knot in your stomachs as you felt the anxiety creep in. I want you to take a moment right now and figure out…

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Anxiety: What Is it and How Do I Manage It?

By Ginny Wiley

September 28, 2017

by GINNY WILEY, LPC What is Anxiety? Anxiety is persistent and excessive worry or stress that can negatively make an impact on one or multiple areas of your life. Symptoms of anxiety are restlessness, fatigue, impaired concentration, irritability, or tension. Heart palpitations, tense muscles, and stomach problems are often common with anxiety. Although genetics play…

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Trauma Resources

By Brittany Senseman

September 4, 2017

Here is a list of resources for emotional management you may find helpful: “Dry Guilt” Tip Sheet: This page addresses survival guilt for those who were not directly impacted by a crisis dry-guilt-tip-sheet[2461] This is an EXCELLENT resource for helping kids tell their own Hurricane Story using words and drawings: https://www.mercycorps.org/sites/default/files/file1134606361.pdf Self Care for Life’s Storms:…

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