Category Archives: Anxiety

The Possibility of Change

by Laura McNulty, LMFT People often come to therapy because they would like something in their lives to change.  It might be a relationship (or lack thereof), a creative rut, a detrimental habit or a general sense of imbalance.  People … Continue reading

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Take Two Laps Around the Block and Call Me in the Morning

  by Lisa Anyan Smith, Ph.D. Years ago, as a budding mental health professional, I took a job at a residential treatment center for emotionally and behaviorally challenged youths.  I lived and worked alongside teens at a rural camp, where we … Continue reading

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Discovering the Sun of Self and Eclipsing Your Inner Critic’s Discomfort

By Metta Sweet Edge, LCSW, MAT Driving home at sunset from the beach this summer, my two-and-a-half year old son pointed West and shouted excitedly “Orange Sun! Orange Sun! Orange Sun!” over and over in delight.  Clearly amazed and thrilled … Continue reading

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Growing Gratitude

by Micky O’Leary, Ph.D. Let me begin by acknowledging that Gratitude and I got off to a rocky start. As a child, gratitude often meant being reminded how lucky I was to have a loving family, a roof over my … Continue reading

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

by Darby Christopher, LMSW A new wave of well researched and effective therapies has emerged in recent years. Examples include Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and others. … Continue reading

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