Sunday, April 23, 2017
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Chance Favors the Prepared Mind

Valentine’s Day was a few short months ago, but it’s still worth discussing. We've all just gotten our yearly dose of all things Valentine's day. Some of us may be experiencing hangover-like symptoms or withdrawals from the rose-colored tin...

Finding the Bright Spots

Recently, I attended a First Responders Series event discussing women and immigration.  These events are sponsored locally, in Charlotte, as a way of uniting to understand others and break down the silos that can keep us separated.  The atten...

Dissociative Identity and Finding Therapy

With the release of the new movie “Split”, there has been a lot of talk surrounding the topic of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Although the movie portrays the DID character as a villain, we may fail to consider the matter from the p...

7 Tips for Managing Job Interview Anxiety

If you’re like most people, going to a job interview brings up at least a moderate amount of anxiety. For some people, just the thought of going on a job interview can be anxiety provoking. Having some anxiety during job interviews can be helpful...

Apprehensive About Returning to Therapy?

If you have had past negative experiences in therapy, it would make sense for you to be apprehensive & guarded initially with a new therapist. Actually, it is a very healthy response to want to "test" the therapist to make sure you can in fact trus...

Get Out of Your Own Way

“Amanda” grew up in a family who often yelled and argued. She learned to hide in her room and play to avoid becoming part of frequent conflict. When things got heated, she’d stay quiet. When her older brother got in trouble, she made ...

Talking to Your Body

Sometimes I talk to my body. By sometimes, I mean, quite a lot. Yes, I mean actual conversations, as in, “Hey body, it’s Becca here, I have some things I need to tell you.” I just had a very long conversation with her (since I am fema...

11 Ways to Destress After a Long Work Week

Destressing after a long week can be difficult to do, especially when you feel like you have no time to do it. I've been asked several times, "I have so many things to do. How much down time do I actually need?" The answer varies with each person and c...

Male Factor Infertility: Its Potential Effect on Sex and Sexuality

“Doctor, I just don’t understand what’s happening to me,” Bob said as we began our first counseling meeting. “I love my wife, we have really pulled together with this infertility thing and I think we are closer than ever...

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

You may be familiar with the African proverb: It takes a village to raise a child.  If you are not familiar, don't fret.  Just Google it and I am quite sure you will find a plethora about this proverb as well as others.  I've heard this ...

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What every parent who has a child on the Autism Spectrum...

I often hear stories from parents about their experiences taking their child who is on the spectrum to an event of some sort, and the stories are truly heartbreaking. The heartbreaking part is not what happened at the event with their child, but how th...

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