The Advantages of Therapy from a Small Independent Agency As in many things, from coffee shops to car lots, cosmetics stores to restaurants, we tend to feel a greater sense of comfort and familiarity with smaller, boutique, mom-and-pop businesses. But in today’s world we often
The Importance of Quality Time
Exhaustion and complacency can negatively impact romantic relationships. Therefore, it is really important to make time to bond with your partner. Bonding is something that should be done without distractions, put away your phones, turn off the television, and stop doing other things! Engage with each other, by taking an uninterrupted hour and ask each other probing questions. When is the last time you asked your partner about an impactful dream they had? Or when they had a positive experience in the world? Something they would like to do better? These are just a few examples, to get the communication flowing. Take the time to really listen without judgement or interruption. After you talk go do something fun! Having trouble thinking of something? Put a few ideas down on a scrap of paper – put them in a bowl and pick one. GO DO IT! If you find you or your partner are becoming complacent in your relationship – reach out for some suggestions to enhance communication and quality time.
Why Do Non-Monogamous People Need Relationship Therapy? Let’s start with some definitions before we get into our discussion. For our purposes, let’s keep it simple for now, since a full examination of the topic would consist of dozens of blogs. Consensual non-monogamy describes those relationships in which
Peer to Peer Support for Queer Women What are Peer Support Services and what is a peer counselor? Peer counseling is an effective way of assisting and supporting people, on a variety of issues, by pairing them with people who have shared those life experiences. Peer
Coming Out as Queer to Ourselves Coming out refers to the process, the path, we follow to telling ourselves the truth about our sexuality and/or gender. For some, it is easy and matter-of-fact. For others, it is deeply troubling and can take an emotional toll.
Why We Need Inclusive Mental Health Inclusive therapy is, simply put, the idea (and practice) that all people, regardless of their gender, abilities, orientation, age, minority status, religion….everyone…should have access to competent, quality mental health care. How a person identifies is an irrelevant consideration when we talk about
Therapy for Restoration Maybe you feel like you have lost your sense of self or purpose? Therapy can help you restore and build a better life. In therapy, you can objectively review life events, thoughts and feelings, and your actions and reactions in numerous situations.
E-THERAPY? “Really, does that work?” I am often asked about electronic therapy. It only seems appropriate that my first blog address electronic therapy, (e – therapy). Here you are totally ready to address some mental health stuff and make those positive changes. You want a competent therapist that will understand