Overcoming unwanted thoughts

Almost everyone has intrusive thoughts.  These thoughts become a problem when they interfere with your daily functioning.  Intrusive thoughts are thoughts that jump into your mind without being summoned or called upon in any way. Most of the time these thoughts are...

Perfectionism

Danielle Kowach, LCSW 9-17-2023 Perfectionism Perfectionism often begins as a noble pursuit of excellence. We set high standards for ourselves and work tirelessly to meet or exceed them. It drives us to produce impeccable work, maintain immaculate living spaces, and...

The Power of Breath

During the course of our lives, it is likely we have all heard “Take a deep breath” at least once. While breathing can be a powerful took in regulating our body and helping us relax, in the face of intense emotion it can be hard to imagine how. Breathing is a function...

Prolonged Grief

With the advent of a pandemic resulting in severe illness, lingering symptoms and the unexpected loss of family members, friends, coworkers, and others within our circle of acquaintances, many individuals have sought counseling for grief over the loss of a loved one...

Values Based Praise

We all know that praising our children is important and can help aide in their social, emotional and academic functioning. But knowing how to praise children can be an important step that is over looked. It is easy to utilize some “go-to phrases” such as “good job” or...

In the market for a new therapist?

Are you looking for a therapist? If you are starting your journey with therapy or are looking for a new therapist, it may seem overwhelming. When looking for a new therapist, it could be like trying on a new pair of jeans; one size does not fit all! When looking for a...