Don’t Be Afraid of the “Woo-Woo”

By Christine Worrell, MA, LPCCPsychotherapist at In Focus Counseling PLLC. I often hear as a therapist and friend, “I don’t do meditation – all that woo-woo stuff is too out there for me.”   I have to admit… I love the woo-woo.  I get that buzzwords of “mindfulness” and “meditation” generate emotional and sometimes physiological […]

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Bids for Connection: What Are They and How Can They Help?

In Focus Counseling Blog | What are Bids for Connection?

What Are Bids? In romantic relationships, bids are attempts we make to try to emotionally connect with our partner. These are moments when our partners are reaching out to us saying “pay attention to me.” Chances are you and your partner are already engaging in bids without being fully aware of it. Drs. John and […]

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Remember to be Kind to Each Other

In Focus Counseling Blog | Remember to Be Kind to Each Other

Since the Global Pandemic hit us a few months ago, the human race has been put to the test. Within days, our lives were turned upside down and we were expected to accept the “new reality”- no questions asked. We have been let go from employment positions/ careers. We have been distanced from our families […]

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Self Care for Spring of 2020: Coping With Our New Normal

Self Care for Spring of 2020: Coping With Our New Normal The Serenity Prayer is a wonderful reminder for all of us.Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference. I woke up this morning with great awareness that we […]

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Pump The Breaks: My Teen is Stressed At School

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Pump The Breaks: My Teen is Stressed At School By: Jennifer Krawczyk, MA Candidate, Unlicensed Psychotherapist Why is my teen stressed at school? Students across the United States are beginning to get back into the swing of a new school year. This time of year can be very exciting for some students. We can all […]

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