Posts by Ashley Yergler

Ashley Yergler

Ashley Yergler

Ashley Yergler is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who has experience working with individuals, families, couples, and groups. Ashley earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Trinity International University and is certified in PREPARE/ENRICH.

Vulnerability: Insights from Brené Brown’s Work

Book Reviews, Emotions, Relationships February 8, 2017

I was recently reading Daring Greatly by Brené Brown–a highly recommended book written after twelve years of researching vulnerability and…

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Mental Benefits of Exercise

Anxiety, Depression, Fitness, Mental Wellness, Stress May 20, 2016

Let me start off by saying I am in no way a fitness guru, but I do experience the mind/body…

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Responding to Anxiety With Willingness

Anxiety, Lake Zurich IL Counselor March 1, 2016

In my previous blog Fears For Today, Worries For Tomorrow: Understanding Anxiety, I mentioned a natural tendency to avoid the…

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Fears for Today, Worries for Tomorrow: Understanding Anxiety

Anxiety, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL Counselor June 3, 2015

Each one of us has experienced anxious feelings such as fear and worry at one point or another. You may…

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When Emotional Pain is Made Visible

Emotions, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Self-harm January 27, 2015

Discovering that someone you love is self-injuring can be both upsetting and confusing.  People find themselves wondering, “Why in the…

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Combating Stress

Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Stress May 7, 2014

Why is it when life gets stressful we cut out the very things that energize us, leaving us feeling more…

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