Posts Tagged: metairie

Job Interview anxiety

Posted by & filed under Stress, Therapy in Metairie.

Dr Andre, The more interviews I go on, the more anxious I become, and I feel less confident each time. Can you help me with this problem?   Stress/anxiety reducing skills, relaxation techniques, and confidence building skills are all teachable. For example, we could challenge the thoughts you are having about yourself, and your performance…. Read more »

Mid-Life issues

Posted by & filed under Mid-Life Crisis Metairie, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

During one’s life-span there are stages and transitions to be navigated. By mid-life one has typically lived through several developmental tasks, and experiences which may have included education, career, marriage, family life, and being part of a community. “We cannot live the afternoon of life according to the program of life’s morning, for what was… Read more »

Self Esteem

Posted by & filed under Self Esteem, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

Self esteem is the ability to have and enduring sense of worth, value, and self-acceptance. Often we reject parts of ourselves, and judge ourselves harshly. To avoid feeling worse we often develop defense mechanisms that compound the issue. We often blame, get angry, become perfectionists, brag, make excuses, or turn to alcohol and drugs, or… Read more »

Just One Thing

Posted by & filed under Craving, Therapy in Metairie.

This post and information are provided directly from Rick Hanson’s Just One Thing the free e-newsletter that suggests a simple practice each week that will bring you more joy, more fulfilling relationships, and more peace of mind and heart. ———- Over the past few weeks I’ve been learning something about the craving, broadly defined, that leads to… Read more »

The Process of Therapy

Posted by & filed under Therapy in New Orleans.

While the decision to come to therapy and the actual act of going may be a difficult thing to do for you, the benefits have proven to outweigh the challenges any day. Speaking to a counselor or therapist can help in many ways. While speaking to a complete stranger about personal, problematic situations in your… Read more »

Process of therapy & counseling

Posted by & filed under Therapy in New Orleans.

Counselors will use a variety of techniques derived from a variety of theories to work with any given individual. I would like to take a moment and tell you a bit about one of mine. I know that when a client comes through my door, it is important that I do at least three things…. Read more »

New Therapy location in Metairie

Posted by & filed under Therapy in New Orleans.

Our new office is open and providing individual, family and group therapy for New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner and surrounding areas North Shore Counseling and wellness is available for counseling appointments beginning Monday, October 1, 2012 at our new address. We are serving existing patients from our Mandeville office for your convenience. If you work or… Read more »