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COVID-19: Our Community Care Plan

Announcements, Arlington Heights IL Counselor, Chicago IL Counselor, Deer Park IL counselor, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, McHenry IL Counselor, Vernon Hills IL Counselor March 13, 2020

Greetings from Cherry Hill Counseling!  We would like our clients to know how we are responding to the COVID-19 virus…

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Out of Focus

Anxiety, Children, Christian faith, Couples, Emotions, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Parents, Relationships, Vernon Hills IL, Vernon Hills IL Counselor March 8, 2020

Picture the last time someone gave you their full attention, and you could sense in that moment the depth of…

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Is it Just Me? Postpartum Anxiety

Anxiety, Deer Park IL counselor, maternal mental health, Mental Wellness, Parents, Self-care, Uncategorized January 16, 2020

Our culture and media depict new motherhood with joy and satisfaction, cuddles and connection. Often, the reality of drastic changes…

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Scrupulosity: Obsessive Compulsive Religion

Anxiety, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, obsessive compulsive disorder, Uncategorized November 14, 2019

An article addressing how Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) interacts with religion has a way of drawing out many initial concerns from…

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OCD: When the Brain Misfires Danger Cues

Anxiety, Individuals, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, obsessive compulsive disorder November 5, 2019

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a label most are familiar with but few understand. This disorder has been mislabeled as…

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Next Exit: Self-care

Chicago IL Counselor, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Self-care, Stress, Uncategorized October 26, 2019

When was the last time you’ve done something nice for yourself? For many, finding time for ourselves seems like a…

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Elusive Empathy: Rethinking Domestic Violence

Conflict, Couples, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL, Vernon Hills IL Counselor September 25, 2019

Given the sensitive nature of the topic, I believe it is prudent to open with a clear statement. This post…

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Carl Rogers: On Becoming a Person

Book Reviews, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Individuals, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Uncategorized September 11, 2019

This year marks 50 years since I first began to counsel clients as a supervised psychotherapist in training.  That was…

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Reclaiming Your Story after Complex Trauma

Emotions, IL Counselor, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Trauma, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL Counselor June 26, 2019

One challenge that clients sometimes face in counseling is deciding whether they want to go deeper in the treatment process…

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