Posts for Stress

Journey Group for Teens

Anxiety, Depression, Families, Group, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Stress, Teens, Uncategorized December 1, 2020

NOW ACCEPTING NEW MEMBERS This is a weekly therapeutic group for high school students ages 14-18 to give/receive support and…

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Our Search for Meaning in a Pandemic World

Anxiety, Conflict, Couples, Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized October 8, 2020

As mental health counselors, my colleagues and I are seeing firsthand the psychological consequences of this COVID-19 pandemic health crisis….

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Meditation: The Calm in the Chaos

Anxiety, Couples, Emotions, Families, Fitness, Individuals, Lake Zurich IL, Mental Wellness, Self-care, Stress, Teens, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL September 27, 2020

Meditation Class Offering on October 24th, 2020 Any peaceful step – even calming your own feelings and emotions – contributes…

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Coping in Hard Times

Anxiety, Depression, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized September 13, 2020

These are hard times. 2020 is working on becoming the defining year for life stress. The coronavirus is ominous, hiding around…

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The Paradox of Young Adulthood

Anxiety, Depression, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Uncategorized September 7, 2020

College life and the post-college years can be an exciting time of independence, growth, and new opportunities. However, this unique…

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Managing COVID-19: Tips for Families with Children/Teens

Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, Families, Family, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Parents, Play Therapy, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Teens, Uncategorized April 11, 2020

Prior to social distancing, it was easier for families to overlook each other’s anxiety. Enter COVID-19: the virus that the…

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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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But What if…?

Anxiety, Emotions, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Relationships, Stress, Uncategorized, Vernon Hills IL Counselor January 17, 2019

But What if… Exploring the Role of Anxiety in Your Life Our culture is obsessed with safety. There are alarm…

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