Author Archives: Elizabeth Eiland

How To Get The Most Out Of Therapy

By Darby Christopher, LMSW If you’ve been to enough therapy sessions, or seen enough therapists, chances are you’ve had some great experiences that produced feelings of gratitude and hope, and you may have also had some not so great experiences … Continue reading

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What Clients Want from Therapy: A Survey

Name: ______________________________             Date: __________________     After reading each statement, please circle the number that most accurately reflects your view, with 5 meaning “very much agree,” and zero meaning “don’t agree at all.” If your answer is “none” or “don’t … Continue reading

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How Does Therapy Help Me?

Can therapy be helpful to me? Choosing to get professional support is a significant decision and an important step in increasing your overall well-being and life satisfaction . The reasons for starting therapy vary greatly. They can include life transitions, … Continue reading

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How Trauma Affects the Brain

    By Molly Keeton, Ph.D. Trauma is a word that we use and hear often, but what is trauma? It is usually defined as the experiencing or witnessing of an event(s) that is threatening or dangerous and out of … Continue reading

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Compassion and the Open Heart

 By Micky O’Leary, Ph.D.  “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”  ~The Dalai Lama People come to therapy for a host of reasons, but the thread that unites them is … Continue reading

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