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What to Expect During Therapy or Counseling

There are many counseling and therapy professional services in Houston. It can be intimidating to seek help when there is so much stigma around mental health and counseling services out there. You may be wondering what you should expect and what can you indeed gain out of a therapist or a counselor. Or, you may […]

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How to Suggest Couples Counseling to Your Partner

If you think that you have a great relationship and do not need any couples counseling, you may be right, but that is also the big myth around couple’s therapy. A relationship does not need to be in turmoil for a couple to seek couples counseling Houston. Having a partner that agrees with your decision […]

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How Counseling Can Help Your Grief Recovery from Loss

Experiencing the feelings of loss can be a lonely road to trek on your own without counseling. Many of Houston’s grief therapists can agree, many of their consultations deal with illnesses that are ultimately caused by weak grief recoveries as a result of coping with loss. Surprisingly, however, there are very few who seek the help […]

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Emotions and Eating

Written by: Megan McCarty, M.A., LPC-S Are you a person who during the down times of discouragement and disappointment finds comfort in food? Or what about the times when you feel lonely, do you plop down on the couch and binge on DVR and junk? If you answered yes to either of these questions,consider yourself […]

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A Wellness Perspective

Written by: Megan McCarty The World Health Organization’s Constitution defines health with this comprehensive declaration:”Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” What a lofty initiative, this sort of inclusive wellness! And although reaching this exceptional level of health is a difficult feat, […]

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Managing Mental Health

There are a lot of healthy ways to manage grief, anxiety, depression, stress or any other mental health challenge. This post will be focus on some of my favorite ways to maintaining mental health. Journaling. This activity doesn’t require a lot of material and can be done almost anywhere quiet, at your convenience. Journaling is […]

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What is Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety Symptoms Racing heart. Upset stomach. Sweaty palms. Difficulty breathing. If you’ve experienced any of these, chances are, you were experiencing anxiety. Anxiety is inevitable and affects all of us: children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Children often experience anxiety when starting school. Moving towards adolescents, maybe you remember your first kiss. In adulthood, anxiety […]

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Coping With the Holidays

The holidays can be an especially tough time for anyone that has experienced a significant emotional loss. During the holiday season, certain triggers can bring on memories and feelings about loved ones that are deceased or who are no longer present during the celebrations. Even though many of the holiday rituals and routines involve being […]

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