Many people come to therapy because they want to make a positive change in their life. However, they may be unsure about what to change or how to go about making the adjustment they have in mind. Coming to therapy means making a sacrifice in terms of your time, money, and emotional energy. So it is important that you make the most of your counseling sessions and put yourself in a position to achieve the therapeutic goals you set for yourself. Continue reading
The therapeutic relationship, also called the therapeutic alliance, refers to how a therapist and a client connect, behave, and interact with each other in the therapy room. Today, many counselors view this bond as a key tool in helping clients make positive changes in their lives. Therefore, the ability to develop a strong, trusting therapeutic relationship is now considered an essential skill in the mental health field. Continue reading
Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are extremely popular these days. They keep people informed, entertained, and connected to one another. In many ways, social media can be hugely beneficial to society. However, it can also be highly addictive and stressful, especially for teenagers in America.
People who are going through a recovery program for substance use issues tend to feel as if they are under extreme pressure. Staying on the path to recovery takes a tremendous amount of patience, emotional resilience as well as ongoing encouragement from positive relationships. In this article, we will discuss several factors that may impact the recovery process. Continue reading
It is estimated that 40-50% of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. Some people choose to stay silent in an unhappy marriage until their distress and resentment build to a point where they feel divorce is unavoidable. Other couples may try hard to make their marriage successful, but after they feel like they’ve tried everything, they too may feel as if divorce is the only option left. Very few couples consider marriage counseling when trying to resolve their issues. Continue reading
Take a minute to google the term “rebound relationship” and you will likely get hit with a barrage of results that tell you how to spot a rebound relationship and why you should be careful about getting into one. In fact, online therapy website ReGain provides a number of signs of a rebound relationship you can watch out for. Continue reading