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Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder

October 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Break out the boots, jackets, and scarves, because we’ve officially hit fall here in the midwest. There’s a very familiar chill in the air, and our days are getting noticeably shorter. For some, this time [...]

Helping Form Your Child’s Inner Thoughts

October 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Every day there are hundreds of thoughts that go through our minds that influence the way we think and feel. These automatic, and sometimes subconscious, thoughts influence our mood, actions, and overall understanding of who [...]

What is EMDR?

October 14th, 2018|0 Comments

When you start the search for a therapist you are entering into a world of acronyms. LPCC, LMFT, LICSW, CBT, DBT, EMDR. All these letters following people’s names and areas of specialty can get confusing. [...]

This Is All For you: Estate Planning for New Parents

September 30th, 2018|0 Comments

I recently had the privilege of working with a husband and wife to complete their estate plan. The couple was young, with a daughter who had just turned two before they came to meet with [...]

Defense Mechanisms & How They Can Affect Your Sexual Relationships: Part II

September 17th, 2018|0 Comments

How the three defense mechanisms; dissociation, denial and armoring, relate to sexual satisfaction. In this blog post, three common defenses, which according to sex therapist and researcher Gina Ogden (2008), are believed to surface in [...]

Grounding Techniques

September 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Clients often come in my office saying they feel like they’re mind is going a million miles per hour, like they have so much on their plate that they don’t know where to start, or [...]

Prenuptial Agreements: Thinking Ahead

September 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Not many things have the ability ruin a romantic moment like the topic of prenuptial agreements – but it really shouldn’t be that way. Prenuptial agreements have unfairly gained a bad reputation as a contract [...]

Mental Health and Motherhood

August 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Motherhood. Goodness, there’s a lot wrapped up in that! It can be excitingly anticipated as well as fearfully resisted, both during pregnancy and at any point along the road of building a family, regardless of [...]

Making Friends with Anxiety

August 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Anxiety! ….. just the word alone, can make us feel - well, anxious! With all the pressures that come along with our world today, it is no surprise anxiety rates are way up. Often times, [...]

When You Are An Imperfect Parent

August 6th, 2018|0 Comments

When your child is born, you stare into their face, wondering how you could ever get mad at such a perfect little human. Then life sets in, your perfect little baby starts to become an [...]

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