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7 Techniques for Reducing Holiday Stress

7 Techniques for Reducing Holiday Stress

  Are you feeling stressed, sad, anxious, depressed, worried, overwhelmed, or angry about the upcoming holidays? You are far from alone. Although the holidays can be a time of joy and happiness, for many people they bring up painful emotions. In a 2021 poll that...

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The Mental Health Impacts of Being a First Responder

The Mental Health Impacts of Being a First Responder

  First responders (police officers, firefighters, search and rescue personnel, emergency medical personnel, correctional officers, paramedics, and 911 dispatchers) witness trauma, violence, abuse, disaster, human suffering, and death as part of their jobs...

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How Does Psychotherapy Work, and Is it all the Same?

How Does Psychotherapy Work, and Is it all the Same?

  Many people experience concerns that lead them to taking the brave step of seeking support through psychotherapy. According to the 2020 CDC National Health Interview Survey, about 20% of Americans are now receiving mental health treatment. While the reasons...

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The Five Stages of Psychotherapy

The Five Stages of Psychotherapy

  Many people who are considering starting psychotherapy wonder what actually happens during therapy. How does it all play out over time? How long will it take? It is completely understandable to feel nervous at first and to have many questions. There are five...

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