Mental Health

Grief processing over your lifetime

Navigating the Complex Landscape of Grief Grief is a powerful and universal emotion that touches each of us in big and small ways. It’s a feeling that can’t be underestimated in its depth and complexity. It doesn’t always arrive at our doorstep in the same form. In fact, grief comes in many forms. As you navigate the complex nature of grief processing, it can help to keep a few things in mind. The Physical Side of Grief: Understanding Your Body’s Response When we grieve, we experience emotions as physical sensations in our bodies. People often report physical sensations of grief, …

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Therapy Worries: How long do I have to go?

Therapy worries: How long do I have to go? I can’t tell you how many times I am asked this question. From friends, family, and clients. This concern comes up early on whenever someone learns what I do for my job. People desperately want to know the timetable. I have worried about it for myself when beginning working with a therapist. I think to myself, is this really worth it? What if I don’t get anything out of it? How long? As long as it takes You will only keep going to see your therapist as long as it is …

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Insurance for therapy: why it might not be helpful

That’s what insurance is for, right? You are at a place in your life where seeking help is possible. Your next step is finding a therapist. So you start with the network of providers for your insurance. Surely, you will be using your insurance to pay for therapy, right? Financial concerns are a legitimate reason to want to find a provider that takes your insurance. But is insurance the best and only way to pay for therapy? Read on for some things to consider. Reasons NOT to use insurance Privacy and confidentiality Your therapist must provide certain pieces of information …

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