Learning to Be Happy Again

Four Benefits Of Going To Counseling

In years past, the idea of going to an adult counseling service wasn't always viewed favorably. Thankfully, the climate has changed and rather than having a negative stigma attached to going to counseling, it is now viewed as a path to enlightenment. Here are four benefits of going to adult counseling. You Learn About Yourself Whatever the reason or reasons you decide to seek counseling, it's a very personalized experience. You may be struggling with anxiety or procrastination. Read More 

Worried You Might Have OCD? What You Should Know

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (also commonly referred to as OCD) is a mental health disorder that affects millions of people in the United States every year. Estimates put the percentage of men and women struggling with OCD at around one to just over two percent of the United States population. If you have been wondering whether or not you might have OCD, there are signs and symptoms that you can and should keep an eye out for. Read More 

Is Your Marriage Going Through A Rough Spot?

As you look at your wedding pictures do you remember when everything about your marriage was plain wonderful? Perhaps the time has come when you and your spouse are just not close anymore. It could be that one of you has disappointed the other in a big way, or it even might be that your lives are just going in totally different directions. If you have decided that you want to go back to the sweet days you used to share, from being rank with each other to seeking help from a Christian marriage counselor, here are some ideas that might help you to weather the storm when your marriage is going through a rough spot. Read More 

Kick Your Addiction To An Opiate Pain Medication

If you were prescribed an opiate pain medication after injuring your back and you have been relying on the drug to reduce discomfort on a daily basis, it can be a scary prospect to learn that you have become addicted to your medication and that you are unable to cope without the drugs in your system. If you do whatever it takes to acquire additional pills since your prescription first ran out, you do not have to continue to be dependent on opiates. Read More 

Non-Traditional Therapy Options For Troubled Teens

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 1 in 5 teens will experience some form of depression "before reaching adulthood." As a parent, providing your teen with access to the appropriate mental health services can be your best option for helping them cope with their depression. In particular, counseling services for teens that provide mental health care in a nurturing and immersive environment can help them receive the care they need without any stigmas they might associate with traditional forms of mental health care. Read More