Focused on communication, therapy can support us through difficult times, help us learn life-long coping skills, and make changes that will positively impact our relationships. Explore this section to learn more about different types of therapy and find tips on how to get the most of your therapy sessions.

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18 Reasons & Excuses Why Men Avoid Therapy

Reading Time: 7 minutes Therapy can be an excellent way for men to get the mental health support they need. Unfortunately, however, many men avoid therapy at all costs. There are many reasons why men don’t go to therapy. Some of these reasons are valid concerns, while others are simply excuses. This article looks at 18 common excuses men use to avoid therapy and why they might want to…

June 16, 2022

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5 Tests to Check the State of Your Mental Health

Reading Time: 5 minutes When you notice that issues like stress, feelings of sadness, or relationship conflict are beginning to interfere with everyday life, you might wonder if it’s time to seek help from a mental health professional. If you need support for managing emotions or interpersonal problems, there is no shame in seeking therapy. But some people may prefer to do a little bit of self-assessment before deciding…

June 6, 2022

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What Is Mindfulness, and How to Use It to Look after Your Mental Health?

Reading Time: 8 minutes Mindfulness is the practice of intentionally focusing your attention on the present moment. You perceive the present without any judgment and seize dwelling on the past or projecting into the future. Mindfulness is a very popular practice in today’s extremely fast-paced world rife with time pressures. People who incorporate it in their lives often report increased happiness, acceptance, and compassion as well as reduced levels…

May 28, 2022

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Borderline Personality Disorder: What You Need to Know

Reading Time: 10 minutes Relationships, emotions, likes and dislikes, behaviors, and self-image change abruptly, like the weather, reacting to the slightest changes in the environment. Frequent mood swings, seeing things in extremes, impulsiveness, intense fear of rejection and abandonment, difficulty managing emotions, “all good or all bad” — for a person with borderline personality disorder, every aspect of life may feel unstable. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is widely discussed…

May 14, 2022

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Couples Therapy Approaches: What’s Your Best Fit?

Reading Time: 8 minutes If you’ve made the decision to seek couples counseling, you’ve probably done some research on what to expect and how the process works. In your research, you’ve probably come across a lot of different approaches or types of couples therapy. Some of them have names that don’t even sound like they’d be related to couples therapy. You’re probably wondering, “Which one is right for our…

April 6, 2022

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Setting Free: How Therapy Can Help You Overcome Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Reading Time: 8 minutes Over 2% of the world population has an alcohol or illicit drug addiction, which is more common in men. It’s a complex, chronic disease that becomes all-consuming and disrupts the normal functioning of your brain and body, and the psychological aspect of addiction is as serious as physical dependency. Drug and alcohol abuse can affect many aspects of a person’s life. Not only does it…

March 24, 2022

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Just What Do Couples Do in Couples Therapy?

Reading Time: 7 minutes You’ve found your therapist and made your appointment for couples therapy. You’ve even done some research on what to expect in a counseling session. You’ve probably read that you’ll be learning new skills and you might even have homework. But still, you may find yourself wondering, “What does that really mean? Just what do couples do in couples therapy?” If the idea of just “what”…

March 17, 2022

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How can you tell if therapy is working? 3 signs of progress

Reading Time: 5 minutes Starting individual therapy can be a transformative experience, but how do you know if it’s actually working? It’s not always intuitive to make sense of the fact that talking to someone you barely know (at least not in the conventional way) once a week can actually help you. But it can. Though typically not a “quick fix,” therapists are trained to guide us through some…

March 14, 2022

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Career Counseling: What Is It and Can It Help Me?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Seemingly overnight, the pandemic forever changed how we think about careers and the workplace. It’s a very different landscape than it was in March, 2020 when everything paused. Suddenly, working from home became a reality for jobs that had traditionally been thought of as 100% in-office. Online entrepreneurship became a realistic option for people who had never entertained such a path. New opportunities in tech,…

March 14, 2022

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What Should I Expect from My First Online Therapy Session?

Reading Time: 8 minutes I often compare the first therapy session to a pilot episode of a new TV show. You get an introduction to the main characters and their dynamics, the general setting and background, and a hint about what’s to come. It’s typically not a very juicy episode but it helps you decide whether it’s a show you want to continue watching. It can be intimidating to…

February 22, 2022