4 Things Your Therapist Wants You to Know

4 Things Your Therapist Wants You to Know

Therapy can be mysterious and intimidating, especially if you don't know what to expect. Here's what therapists wish you knew about couples therapy: Going to therapy doesn't mean your relationship is broken. "It's not a good sign if we need to go therapy!"...

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Is Religion Off Limits In Therapy?

Is Religion Off Limits In Therapy?

Does the saying "never discuss politics or religion in polite company" apply to therapy? Absolutely not! And, yet, many of us would rather talk about sex, finances, and addiction than discuss our religious beliefs with a therapist. If religious and...

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Is Screen Time Really That Bad?

Is Screen Time Really That Bad?

The human brain is literally wired to connect. As a result, it's no surprise we’re obsessed with our phones. Humans have a basic need for food and shelter. Similarly, we have a fundamental need to form relationships and belong to a group. Smartphones make...

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The Elusive Good Apology

The Elusive Good Apology

Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all of us love poorly. We need to forgive and be forgiven every day, every hour – unceasingly. – Henri NouwenI love this quote. Hurting our loved ones and making...

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A Therapist’s Gift Guide

A Therapist’s Gift Guide

In the 1980s, Black Friday, as we know it today, was born. Nearly 40 years later, a single day of deals has evolved into an entire weekend of shopping. Let’s get one thing straight: there is nothing wrong with buying things you need or want. The tricky...

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5 Principles of Healthy Relationships

5 Principles of Healthy Relationships

People in healthy relationships seem to abide by a handful of core beliefs. Here's what they wish we knew: Reject the fairy tale. The belief that "love is all you need" is romantic, but not very realistic. In healthy relationships, couples reject the idea...

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