Divorce rates are reaching record highs. Nearly 50% of marriages end in divorce. What is going wrong? Obviously, hundreds of different reasons exist as to why couples choose to file for divorce. However, here are four common reasons that often get overlooked: #1: Pornography Pornography… continue reading Four overlooked reasons for un-trying the knot
Our summers are not always filled with the sun-kissed tans after days on the beach or carefree conversations over a crackling fire. Our hopes of vacations and free-time are often shattered by busy sports schedules and overwhelming appointments. But the truth is that our bodies… continue reading 9 easy ways to relax this summer
Do you ever worry that you’ll never find real happiness? (Hint: it’s a trick question.) The truth is, worry and happiness are pretty much strangers to each other. They may coexist in the same mind, but they don’t spend much time together. A few decades… continue reading Come on, get happy!
By: Chelsea Van Tongeren, Master’s Art Therapy Intern This is a question I receive a lot when people ask me what I am studying. Most try to give it a shot by adding the two words together. Art…so you do some kind of creative activity… continue reading So, what is art therapy?
One of our therapists, and Director of the Men’s Resource Center Randy Flood, is co-authoring a book to help women understand what’s going on inside men’s heads. Due to the lack of research on this topic, Randy and his co-author Charlie Donaldson, are conducting their… continue reading We need your help!
By: Heather Miller, Marriage and Family Counseling Intern Couple’s counseling can strengthen your relationship by providing new tools for you and your partner to use to improve your relationship. Some individuals hesitate to seek out couple’s counseling for fear of exposing struggles in their partnerships… continue reading Couples counseling isn’t just for the broken
Putting the terms men and support together may still be considered an oxymoron. The ideas that “men don’t ask for directions,” or “men don’t ask for help” continue to describe a reality for many men. It is not uncommon for the concept of support to… continue reading Men’s support systems are vital
Everywhere in nature, the world around us, we recognize that when pressure builds up—a plugged volcano, a pipeline, a steel girder undergoing too much pressure—it cannot continue indefinitely. Something has to give. The volcano overflows, the pipeline blows, the girder snaps—all with potentially catastrophic results.… continue reading Easy ways to manage stress build up
President Obama’s recent support of a complete immigration overhaul and the continued debate within Congress has highlighted the lengthy, uncertain, and often confusing journey that many individuals and families undergo in hopes to gain permanent residency or U.S. citizenship. There are an estimated 11 million… continue reading Surviving U.S. immigration process
Perhaps there has been a time when you… –wished you had a best friend who was available to listen to something you were upset about –had a secret which was bothering you and you didn’t feel you could tell anyone –you felt so depressed, anxious,… continue reading So, who needs therapy anyway?