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Am I Overthinking This? 3 Types of Overthinking

Am I Overthinking This? 3 Types of Overthinking By Morgan Duperroir, LPC   “I can’t believe I did that.”   “I bet they hate me now.”    “After yesterday, I’ll never be able to show my face again.”   These statements and many more often haunt people that struggle with overthinking. Though common for many, […]

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Exercise and Mental Health

Exercise and Mental Health By Morgan Duperroir, LPC    “‘If you are in a bad mood, go for a walk,’ was Hippocrates’ advice. And if you are still in a bad mood: Go for another walk.” —Erling Kagge   Our mental health journey has many components, one of which is recognizing that we are created […]

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Infertility and Mental Health

Infertility and Mental Health By Morgan Duperroir, LPC   Individuals and couples start their counseling journey for many reasons, one of which may be infertility. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after one year of having unprotected sex or the inability to conceive after six months of unprotected sex for couples where the […]

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Freedom in Marriage

This month provides a great opportunity for couples to reflect on their relationship and brush up on communication skills. As the seasons in our lives ebb and flow and couples are faced with transitions and challenges (be they big or small), there are many opportunities to address and fine-tune communication skills. In fact, it’s an ongoing skill we need in all of our relationships.

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Can Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy Help Me?

As I have been practicing EMDR for years and seen numerous clients utilize EMDR in their counseling journeys, I find that simply describing EMDR as a well-researched trauma therapy does not answer enough questions. True, it is one of the most extensively researched therapy techniques based on loads of science, but it is essential for a person considering the use of EMDR in their own therapy to know what it actually involves.

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Five Great Questions to Ask Your Spouse

This month provides a great opportunity for couples to reflect on their relationship and brush up on communication skills. As the seasons in our lives ebb and flow and couples are faced with transitions and challenges (be they big or small), there are many opportunities to address and fine-tune communication skills. In fact, it’s an ongoing skill we need in all of our relationships.

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Three Tips for Winter Self-Care

The holidays are finished, Christmas decor is packed away until next season, and a somewhat “normal” routine is being picked up after the strange pandemic holiday season. But even with the opportunity for a fresh start in 2021, the winter can still prove challenging for mental health.

Whether the decreased amount of light, colder temperatures, or a loss of merry bustle brings you down a bit or you struggle with full-blown Seasonal Affect Disorder, this time of year is challenging for many.

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Compromise and Covid: Possible or Impossible?

On the heels of the dreaded 2020 holidays, the thought of seeing family again may be immediately anxiety-provoking. Under normal circumstances, deciding where to spend Christmas morning, what to buy your mother-in-law, and how to maintain healthy boundaries for your kids can be overwhelming around the holidays. This year, those decisions were magnified by differing opinions about how to handle a pandemic and Christmas.

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