Individual Counseling Offers Focused Help For Your Problems

While group therapy and couples counseling have their beneficial uses, when you want focused attention, then individual counseling may suit your needs better. The focus stays on you and your problems the entire counseling session so you make progress toward the goals you have set for your recovery from depression, anxiety, or other life problem. Here are some options available in individual counseling. Talk Therapy Sometimes, talking to a trained counselor does the most good. Read More 

What Makes A Marriage A Healthy One?

Marriages never are perfect. They are not perfect because people are not perfect. You cannot expect your own marriage to run smoothly for years; that is not a reasonable expectation. It is something to hope for, even shoot for, but ultimately, people change and your marriage needs to change along with the changes in yourself and your spouse if you hope to survive together. So, what can help make your marriage a happy, healthy one? Read More 

Three Bold Self-Soothing Techniques to Help You Stay Strong During Recovery

When you are planning to start an addiction-treatment program, you are bravely facing your addiction and making the commitment to do something about it. That's one of the most important steps of all. One of the good things about an addiction-treatment center is that you have support around you all the time and whenever you need it. Private counseling, group therapy, and 12-step meetings can all offer invaluable support. However, you have a formidable foe in the addiction, and it's important to be proactive about caring for yourself when temptation gets strong. Read More 

Opiate Addiction: Advice For Family Members

If someone you love is addicted to opiates, it can be a scary and frustrating experience. Opiates are quickly becoming one of the most common forms of drugs that people get addicted to. If someone in your family is struggling with this addiction, you may feel helpless to do anything about it. Here are some useful tips to help you cope as well as handle your family member's addiction and hopefully get them on the road to sobriety and recovery. Read More 

Three Ways To Make Family Counseling Constructive In Between Appointments

If your family is partaking in family counseling to help your family unit, many times counselors will give individual family members topics or issues to work on in between visits. There are a few things that you can do to try to motivate your family to take the process seriously and stay engaged until your next family therapy session. Here are three ways to keep the family counseling process constructive and ongoing. Read More