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A Mindful Approach to Quell Your Anxiety

Karma is created by the thought, the word and the deed. This means that in creating karma, the intention is as powerful as what we do. I say this to remind us that our intentions are a powerful influence on the course of our actions. And it all begins ...

Why Are Toilet Seats Such a Big Deal?

Probably as long as there have been sit-down toilets, women have been trying to get men to put the seat down when they’re done.  Women can get pretty exercised about the subject and men often blow it off as unimportant.   Within any giv...

Inside Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors

Body-focused repetitive behaviors are difficult to define. trichotillomania (hair-pulling) was only included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) in 1987, while excoriation "skin-picking" disorder was only added in the fifth edition in 2013. ...

College Students and Mental Health

College Students & Mental Health Most of us can recall our college days and experiences as being some of the best times of our lives. Many college graduates can reflect on the time as the introduction of “adulthood”; freedom, or if you ...

What are Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors?

Body-focused repetitive behaviors are difficult to define. trichotillomania (hair-pulling) was only included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) in 1987, while excoriation "skin-picking" disorder was only added in the fifth edition in 2013. ...

Common Relationship Mistakes and Solutions

Johannes Kieding, LMSW     Common Relationship Mistakes and Solutions   If you desire more fulfillment in your relationships, if you want a sense of closeness, togetherness, and less emotional isolation and friction with those you c...

What Does My Child Need From Me?

Parenting is the hardest job on Earth. As a licensed child therapist and mother of three, I have been trained in numerous evidenced-based therapies to intervene with my children in an effective way. Despite all of this, there still times when I ask mys...

I Love Him Most of the Time

Blake Lively loves Ryan Reynolds all the time, despite what she says. Blake Lively was quoted as saying: “I am in love with him most of the time,” describing her love for her husband, Ryan Reynolds. Lively’s claim that she loves Reynolds most of the time...

Reunification Therapy

Reunification Therapy is a fairly new court ordered therapeutic intervention which aims to reunite and reconcile a parent with their estranged children.  It is so new that most established therapists feel nervous about taking on these cases. There...

The Function of an Eating Disorder

When friends or acquaintances inquire about my profession, I explain to them that I am a therapist and I specialize in eating disorder therapy. They usually respond with ignorant comments such as, ” They just need to eat in moderation.” The...

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The Many Faces of Anxiety

The aim of anxiety is to help you pay attention and to provide you with energy. You may dislike the way it makes you feel, but that’s the point: As with all negative emotions, the primary way in which anxiety motivates you to take action involves...

Hurting the One You Love

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