Category: Relationships

​Finding the Right Therapist

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Finding the Right Therapist by Clayton Isiminger, LPC-Intern, Supervised by Shelley Zavodny, LMFT-S, LPC-S

Finding the right therapist can feel like a daunting task. For many, it's already a time of great stress, and stopping to consider relevant factors in choosing a therapist can be overwhelming when you may already have so much going on that's causing you to seek therapy to begin with. Yet, there are some important things to consider to ensure you get the help you need when searching for the right match. First and foremost, it's important to verify that your therapist is indeed licensed, which you can check by going to the first link listed below. You can also check to see if they have had any disciplinary taken against them by the state board in the second link.

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  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Coping Strategies
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Trauma and PTSD

Tags:

  • anxiety
  • boundaries
  • codependency
  • coping skills
  • depression
  • finding a therapist or counselor
  • relationships
  • trauma and ptsd

Codependency and Our Addicted Loved Ones

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Codependency and Our Addicted Loved Ones

written by Monica Giuffre, UHV Supervised Practicum Student

           

Codependency is already an intricate issue, but it becomes even more complex when it involves an addicted loved one. Codependency, according to Melody Beattie, resembles grief in regards to the feelings and emotions, such as guilt, obsessions over what went astray, denial, bargaining, controlling, sadness, and anger. Further, it is a type of dysfunctional helping relationship and we start to lose our identities once we are wrapped in the vicious cycle. Addiction, on the other hand, is a disease that incorporates denial and the loss of control. We become invested in our addicted loved ones while our self-love dissipates. The good news is that ...

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  • Boundaries
  • Coping Strategies
  • Relationships
  • Trauma and PTSD

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  • boundaries
  • codependency
  • coping skills
  • relationships
  • trauma and ptsd

Counseling with Culture in Mind

a prezi by Saima Husaini and Debbie Martin of Hope & Harmony Therapy, LLC along with Ginnean Clevland, Samantha Coy, and Dvora Yampuler.

Hope & Harmony Therapists are committed to offering our clients culturally relevant therapy services. No matter the culture you align yourself with; we will work with you to offer counseling services that work best for you. 

Hope & Harmony therapists have given presentations to other local counselors to help them be better counselors and always keep a clients culture in mind. Below is a link to the presentation on counseling clients who align with Africa American, Latino, Southeast Asia, and LGBTQ.

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  • Boundaries
  • Coping Strategies
  • Relationships
  • counseling CEU

Tags:

  • boundaries
  • coping skills
  • counseling CEU
  • relationships

Hope & Harmony Therapy Blog Coming Soon

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We can't wait for to read our thoughts and comment! Check back soon!

Posted in:

  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Coping Strategies
  • Depression
  • Emotional Eating
  • Relationships
  • Trauma and PTSD

Tags:

  • depression

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