Therapist Blog

6 Things You Should Know Before Your First Therapy Appointment

6 Things You Should Know Before Your First Therapy Appointment

Making the decision to come to therapy is not an easy one. You should be proud of yourself for taking that first step! If you’re still feeling intimidated at the idea of talking about yourself with a total stranger, don’t worry, you are not alone. At Grief Recovery Center in Houston, we want all folks […]

Continue Reading
jake-noren-1309155-unsplash

Talking to Your Therapist About Abuse

Recovering from abuse can be a long and arduous journey, but opening up about it in therapy can help you make great strides. Instead of feeling trapped and controlled by the abuse that existed in your past, you can start to rebuild trust, form better & more fulfilling relationships, and find areas for you to […]

Continue Reading
On-Site Grief Responses Houston Tx

2019 On-Site Grief Response Services For Workplace Trauma & Loss in Houston Tx

    Grief Recovery Center has actively grown it’s critical incident onsite services this year for the Greater Houston Area. 2018 really showcased a growing need that has been greatly under-served in the community, with many companies having dealt with employee grief but not always not knowing where or how to address helping employees recover […]

Continue Reading
How to Deal With Grief on Valentine’s Day

How to Deal With Grief on Valentine’s Day

February is a month that is heavy on emotion. Even though it’s a quick month, Valentine’s Day tends to overshadow the rest of it, because it seems like it’s everywhere. It’s on TV, in movies, plastered over social media, and even in the news. For many people, Valentine’s Day can be a mixed bag. A […]

Continue Reading
rawpixel-792222-unsplash

Why Choose Group Counseling?

We know that group counseling can seem daunting. Choosing therapy, opening yourself up to be vulnerable to one person is already difficult. So the idea of taking that relationship and transferring it to a new group of strangers can make people nervous. But group therapy can actually be one of the most effective forms of […]

Continue Reading
What to Do If You Have Depression

What to Do If You Have Depression

Do you have depression or think that you may have depression? While it is normal to feel occasionally down or sad in life, depression is an illness that impacts daily functioning. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NAMI), symptoms of depression include: “Persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” mood Feelings of hopelessness, pessimism Feelings […]

Continue Reading
carlos-arthur-m-r-691397-unsplash

How To Find A Trauma Therapist

The first step in any therapeutic relationship is finding your therapist. Finding a therapist that works for you in any capacity can be tricky because therapy is so personal. If you’re looking for a therapist for a specific issue like trauma, there are even more factors to consider. Some of the things to consider are […]

Continue Reading
michael-browning-246513-unsplash

What to Expect From Counseling

Seeking counseling can be a life changing experience–but it can also seem incredibly daunting. You might not know where to begin, what to expect or how the process will go. It’s important first to take time to do some research on how find a good counselor, someone who is the right fit for you before […]

Continue Reading
adult-black-and-white-blur-735978

Things Never to Say to Trauma Survivors

Someone who has suffered through a traumatic event could benefit from having the right type of both personal and professional support. This personal support involves knowing what to say, and what you should avoid saying, in order to avoid further affecting the trauma survivor. Here are a number of phrases that shouldn’t be said to […]

Continue Reading
Call Now