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The Importance of Positive Self Talk

We believe what we tell ourselves so it is important to have positive self talk. We often learn our own internal dialogue and self talk starting when we are children through what our parents tell us, our teachers, other adults, and of course peers. It is important to speak kindly to yourself and practice positive […]

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Shouldn’t I be able to handle this myself?

That’s the message we are given in society today–that if you can’t do it all then there must be something wrong with you. Let’s be honest, therapy has gotten a bad rap over the years. In a society that tells us we need to “have it all” while appearing to “have it all together”, asking […]

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Do I Change Therapists?

Are you thinking, “I don’t have the energy to start over? “ or “How do I open up or talk about myself to a stranger all over again?” It’s not easy.  Even positive changes and a new chapter can be difficult. Have you just made an appointment with a new therapist &  terrified of opening […]

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How can a therapist help me if she has not been through it herself?

This is a fantastic question that is commonly asked of therapists. This is one I also understandably get a lot, as I may not have experienced exactly what you’re going through. Female therapists are commonly asked, “well if you don’t have children, you just don’t know, you are not a mother, how could you possibly help […]

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