Tag: Therapy

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Life Coaching

When Therapy is Actually Life Coaching

Understand how and when therapy is actually life coaching. And which one is right for you. If you’ve ever been confused over the difference, there’s …

What is the average number of therapy sessions?
Therapy Process

What is the Average Number of Therapy Sessions?

So, you want to know, “What is the average number of therapy sessions? How long will it take me to reach my goals?” Good questions. …

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Therapy Process

Can Your Therapist be Mad at You?

I could end this blog in one sentence by simply saying, yes. Your therapist can be mad at you. Since that wouldn’t help you gain …

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Therapy Process

Can I be Friends with my Therapist?

It’s not unreasonable to wonder, “Can I be friends with my therapist?” And really, it’s not even a bad idea in a lot of ways. …

Intervention vs Deeper Issues
Therapy Process

Tell Me About Your Mother (Just Kidding)

Today I want to answer the question, “If I come to you for therapy, will you make me tell you about my mother?” No… not …

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Therapy Process

Rationalizing Away Your Emotions – It’s No Big Deal, Right?

Every day, you feel all kinds of emotions, and to get along, you don’t express them. You “let it go”. If someone annoys you, you …

What is Transference?
Therapy Process

What is Transference?

What is transference and why should you care about it? Well, it means you are taking ideas and expectations from your past and putting them …

To Be Happy - "Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." James Baldwin

Why Should You Face Your Feelings? Answer: To Be Happy

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. Quote by James Baldwin Isn’t There an Easier …

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Therapy Process

We Are Story-Making Machines

Why Revisiting Your History in Therapy Makes Your Life Better Today Sometimes it’s hard to understand the point of revisiting your history in therapy. I …

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Therapy Process

Why Therapy is a Mindfulness Practice and How it Benefits You

What is mindfulness? Right now, practicing mindfulness is all the rage. And what is mindfulness, exactly? It’s putting intentional focus on something you are doing. …


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