Author Archives: kellyjohnson

Sweet Sleep

  With the stress of daily life and the pressure to go-go-go, sleep is often an area in our lives which becomes neglected.  Either stress, worry, or anxiety keep us awake at night, or we simply are unable to get … Continue reading

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The Winter Blues

  Given that we are in the middle of winter, and that we live in a state infamous for its snowfalls it seemed appropriate to take a look at the impact that weather can have on our mood.  Seasonal affective … Continue reading

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Premarital Counseling

Welcome Back Readers!  It is our most sincere hope that the holidays found you and yours well.  We’re excited to kick off some new blogs starting with the importance and benefits of premarital counseling.  Happy Reading! Yay you’re getting married!…Now … Continue reading

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Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are a serious, complex mental health disorder and like many psychological issues, are quite misunderstood.  Eating disorders, or ED’s, impact tons of Americans each year with estimates placing it’s prevalence between 7 and 15 million.  Anorexia, bulimia, binge … Continue reading

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Agression vs. Assertiveness

         Anger is a natural emotion.  Let me repeat that:  anger is completely natural.  Even though anger is an emotion that we all feel, that we all experience, it still gets a bad rap.  Anger is a … Continue reading

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Know thyself…and all that fancy stuff.

 How well do you know yourself?  On the surface that sounds like a pretty simple question, but it can actually be a more complicated process than you may think.  As humans, we are constantly growing, experiencing, adapting, changing.  It can … Continue reading

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  With the fast paced nature of our everyday lives it can be difficult to consciously make time to slow down, to breathe.  Now more than ever it is important that we take time for ourselves, even if that it … Continue reading

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New Anger Management Classes

If you or someone you know is struggling with anger issues, please check-out our “Groups” page.  We are currently looking for individuals to participate in our 10-week anger management group.  This is a voluntary and court-ordered group with low rates … Continue reading

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Living Apart Together

The phrase “living apart together” sounds like an oxymoron, something along the lines of “jumbo shrimp” or a “short wait.”  So what is this seemingly contradictory trend?  Living apart together, or LAT for short, is when a couple who is … Continue reading

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The Importance of Intakes

When meeting with a counselor for the first time you will often be asked to complete an intake.  Usually by the time that a person decides to contact a counselor they are ready to begin sharing their story and reasons … Continue reading

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