Posts for anxiety

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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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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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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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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The Power of Nondirective Play Therapy

Anxiety, Children, Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, Families, Parents, Play Therapy, Uncategorized October 16, 2018

The world of therapy for children is a rapidly advancing and continuously improving field with innovative models for working with…

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Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: This Isn’t What I Expected

Anxiety, Depression, Family, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, maternal mental health, Parents, Vernon Hills IL Counselor June 24, 2017

Pregnancy is often a time of hopes, dreams, and anticipation. We set our hearts on what we view as ideals…

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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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