Emotional Support Animals and Their Therapeutic Benefits

It is natural that when anyone feels uncomfortable, scared, nervous, or sad, to immediately search for a way to feel a sense of safety or regulation. Some of these methods could be a hug, listening to music, exercising, meditation, etc.. Anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, or other mental health conditions…

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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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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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