Posts Tagged: new orleans

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 »

EMDR: training the mind with positive therapy

Posted by & filed under EMDR, Therapy in New Orleans.

When words aren’t enough, EMDR therapy Have you been through years of therapy but still feel as though you are suffering?  Do you have a lot of insight into your issues but feel that talking about it isn’t helping?  If so, EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) might be the right approach for you. EMDR… Read more »

Stress: Its Effects and How Therapy Can Help

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There is no question about it… We all experience stress from time to time, but if stress creeps into your life too often or lasts over long periods of time, it can cause serious negative effects on both your physical and mental health.  Over time, stress can affect many crucial parts of your body, including… 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 »

Child Behavioral Problems: How Family Counseling Can Help

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Too often parents send children with behavioral problems to individual counseling without recognizing the crucial role they play in remedying the problem.  When looking at counseling from a systemic approach, you recognize that children are largely a product of their environments.  As individuals in a family, we all play a role based on the roles… Read more »

Anger Management Group Therapy

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Managing Anger, Group therapy helps you live a better life We offer therapy groups designed to help you learn: Where problems with your anger may come from How you can benefit from “sensible” anger What tools are available to help you deal with anger These groups are designed to be informative AND supportive! Topics will… Read more »

Group Therapy: How it works for you

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How group therapy can help you improve with others:  Safety and comfort in commonality Increased speed of healing breakthroughs Support of others Involvement in positive change for others Group counseling is a very powerful and effective way to engage in personal change.  While some people are initially hesitant to share their struggles or concerns with… Read more »