4 Important Benefits of Therapy

If anyone knows me, they know that I strongly believe everyone and anyone could benefit from therapy. Whether it’s just one session or 10 years of therapy, here are 4 ways you could benefit from therapy: 1. Therapy teaches you vulnerability.  To be human is to be vulnerable. From the moment we’re born to the…

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Are you ready for Middle School?

 Yes, middle school may be a time full of awkwardness and self-doubt, but it is also a time of incredible transformation and movement toward independence. With regard to its impact on human development, this period of life is second only to the period from infancy to age three. Think about that for a minute. Remember how much…

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The power of “AND”

By Kate Ketchum, MA, LPC             When you think of the word “And”, what comes to mind…? On the flip side, when you think of the word “But”, what comes up for you…? These small, three letter words may seem menial and unimportant, but the truth is their impact is weighty and holds great significance.…

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How to Stop Fighting About Grades and Homework

School is often a hot topic between parents and teenagers.  We know our teens need and want more independence, but we also know that school is important and they need to stay on track.  For some families, this leads to lots of tension and fighting.  And if your teenager is doing school from home this…

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‘Tis the season to be…..jolly?

By: Kate Ketchum, MA, LPCC It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And also the most stressful… overwhelming… busy… and chaotic. From end of the semester to do’s to traveling, to finals, to extracurricular activities, to family, etc. the holidays are not always what we expect or hope they will be. Although we imagine…

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