Fighting the Media’s Attempt to Dysregulate Us

Fighting the Media’s Attempt to Dysregulate Us

Fighting the Media’s Attempt to Dysregulate Us By The Manly Counselor Part Three of Media Consumption and Body Dysregulation One day I remember I was driving down the highway with a friend of mine and we were discussing what makes a billboard so effective at getting people to pull off the […]

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What to expect when in EMDR therapy.

EMDR: What to Expect

EMDR What to Expect by Joshua Nave, LLMSW Hello everyone!  In my previous post, I mentioned that my patients frequently asked what EMDR was, and though the previous post does well in answering this question, some of you may still be asking, “Well how do you do any of that?” […]

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childhood emotional neglect

3 indicators of Childhood Emotional Neglect

3 indicators that your life may be affected by Childhood Emotional Neglect by Jen Belmonte, LMSW Note these two examples of Childhood Emotional Neglect, written by a Grand Rapids therapist: Melanie finds her mind wandering while driving home from work.  Her company has been undergoing significant changes, she hasn’t been […]

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emotional health and counseling

Emotional Health

Emotional Health We make appointments for the dentist, the doctor, the hair salon and even to make sure our immunizations are up to date, but there seems to be a roadblock to make the appointment for an Emotional Health check-up. In a recent article by FamilyDoctor.org they discussed this very […]

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You want me to love myself? I don’t even like myself!

You want me to love myself?  I don’t even like myself! The Benefits of Self Esteem Everyone always says you have to love yourself before others can love you. Loving others seems to come natural. But to love myself? Really? Now that might be a challenge. Naturally, our level of […]

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