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How Telehealth Is Changing Therapy

A while back there was a very funny television show starring Lisa Kudrow (ditzy Phoebe from Friends) called “Web Therapy.” It was an improvised show and Lisa played a therapist who treated her patients over the Internet. Hence the title of the show. Well, back when the show was on, the idea of treating mental health patients via a webcam...[ read more ]

6 Ways to Cultivate Authentic Connections With Others

Yes, it may be true: as a society we are losing the ability to make human connections. Take a glance around the room at any gathering and you will see dozens of people staring at their phones at what is supposed to be a social event. You go out to dinner and witness entire families, ostensibly out dining together, not conversing at...[ read more ]

How to Set Healthy Boundaries

Relationships can only be healthy when both people have the space to be themselves and maintain their personal integrity. Sadly, many people find themselves in relationships, romantic and otherwise, with people who do not respect boundaries and feel entitled to have their needs met regardless of the other person’s. These people most likely grew up in households that were unsafe...[ read more ]

Dealing with Loneliness Around Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is just around the corner. For many people that means celebrating with their spouse or partner and showing them extra love and attention. But for others, Valentine’s Day is a sad reminder that they are single or are perhaps grieving the recent loss of their significant other. If you are celebrating it alone this year, here are a...[ read more ]

5 Signs of Childhood Emotional Neglect

For many, childhood is a time of wonder and adventure; a time when all needs are met and comfort is merely a whimper away. And yet for others, childhood never feels quite safe or secure. For these people, emotional neglect was something that colored their early years and affects them as adults. Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) is the result of...[ read more ]

5 Exercises & Tips to Lower Your Anxiety Before a Big Exam

For many of us, college was absolutely the best time in our lives. The freedom and friendships made those four years incredibly special. But college isn’t all sparkles and unicorns. For others, college is a completely different and often negative experience. As fun as it can be, it’s also incredibly stressful, especially when it comes time to take an exam. The bigger...[ read more ]

Mindfulness: What it Means, Part 1

Engaging Mindfully, Not Mindlessly, in Everyday Life These days, the term mindfulness has become part of our cultural vernacular. Most people have a general sense of what mindfulness means, such as it being the practice of staying focused on the present moment. To truly understand the powerful impact of practicing mindfulness in everyday life, however, it is helpful to know...[ read more ]

Grieving is a Process that Requires Patience

More than one kind of loss When we think of grieving we automatically conjure up an image of someone suffering the loss of a loved one.  Whether it is a spouse, a sibling, a close friend, a parent, or a child, the emotional wounds left by their loss can take a very long time to heal….if ever.  Each person grieves...[ read more ]

Yep, Men Get Depressed Too

6 Signs of Depression in Men News flash: It isn’t only women who can suffer from depression. Yes, women are much more likely to admit to themselves and others that they are struggling with persistent depressed mood, making it easy to forget that men, too, can fall into depression. Men typically are not as “in touch” with their feelings as...[ read more ]

Confidentiality, Protections and Issues

In this day and age, confidentiality is more important than ever in the therapeutic setting. It is crucial that a client can trust that the sensitive issues that the client relates in session stays in the session. The legally protected confidentiality found in a therapeutic relationship is the bedrock of trust. As detailed below, PeoplePsych therapists, like all licensed psychotherapists,...[ read more ]



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