Body Image

Body image refers to your personal relationship with your body. This includes all of the beliefs, attitudes, thoughts, feelings, and perceptions you have about your body. It does not refer to what your body actually looks like. Our body is one of many aspects of who...

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Making Life Changes

Why do people seek help from a psychotherapist? Psychotherapy helps people in many ways. For some, it is a way to understand themselves better. For others, it helps to find meaning in their lives. Some have a definite problem they want to address (like, “Is my job...

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Dealing With Chronic Illness

Our lifespans have increased enormously over the past century. Many of us will live into our seventies, eighties, nineties, or longer. However, the rise in expected longevity brings with it the increased probability that we will suffer from one or more physical...

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The Lasting Relationship

A Successful Relationship Takes Work, Insight, and Commitment – and the Rewards Can Be Priceless One hallmark of success in life may be the ability to sustain a long-term relationship. People in lasting relationships tend to live longer and stay healthier. Research...

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Understanding Anger

People differ in what makes them angry. Some people will perceive an event as threatening, while others see no threat at all in the same event. Our responses to anger differ as well. Some people are able to experience angry feelings and use them as a way of solving...

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