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Initiating Therapy: Your 1st Session

Initiating therapy can be quite distressing and anxiety provoking.  Typically, people make many attempts on their own to address their problems prior to seeking out therapy.  Here are a few things you can do in order to manage the first session. 1.  Request contact from a chosen therapist prior to the 1st session.  This can…
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Depression: Feeling Submerged

I grew up in Southern California, and as such, I frequented the beach.  I have many fond memories of playing in the sand, boogie boarding, and surfing at many popular spots along the coast.  However, one day in particular really shook me up. My friend and I were playing in the water all morning, and…
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Anxiety Disorders

  As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I often receive new clients seeking assistance with Anxiety Disorders.  While this is an extremely common disorder, I believe it requires a deliberate approach in order to effectively assist people to reduce their anxious emotions and intrusive thoughts of worry. I would propose a unique view in regards…
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