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Introducing Karen Robbins MSW, LCSW

Update, Vernon Hills IL Counselor September 14, 2016

I’m so excited to join the trained therapy staff at Cherry Hill Counseling! When I took my first Intro to…

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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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7 Ways To Encourage Your Teen To Attend Counseling

Conflict, Families, Family, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Parents, Relationships April 5, 2016

How To Encourage Your Teen To Attend Counseling As a therapist for teenagers, I’m often asked by frustrated parents how…

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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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The Complex Nature of Emotions

Emotions, Lake Zurich IL Counselor August 8, 2015

I recently watched the newest Disney Pixar movie, Inside Out. Beyond the great creative qualities of the film that we’ve…

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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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Calling All Adoptive Parents: Support Group

Adoption, Group, Lake Zurich IL June 1, 2015

With Amy Tanner Are you struggling to parent your adopted child? Have you run out of ideas to connect? Are…

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New Beginnings: Stress, Depression and Anxiety Group

Group, Lake Zurich IL March 15, 2015

Sometimes life can weigh us down. Stress and feelings of depression, anxiety and emptiness overwhelm or paralyze us. It can…

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Surviving this Relentless Winter

Emotions, Holidays, Lake Zurich IL Counselor March 5, 2015

It’s been said, “Everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” and “Snow has become a four…

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Family Power Struggles: How to Avoid Them

Conflict, Family, Lake Zurich IL Counselor February 26, 2015

“The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.” – Peggy O’Mara   In my November 5, 2014…

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