How to End a Toxic Friendship

How to End a Toxic Friendship Good friends are invaluable. They provide support, advice, and understanding when you need it most. Not all friends are good friends though. Some of your most longstanding friendships may be filled with toxic behaviors that are damaging to your personal life and your mental health. Let’s take a closer...

Dealing with Anger in Grief | Grief Recovery

Dealing with Anger in Grief Grief involves a full range of emotions, from sadness to guilt and beyond. One of the most difficult parts of the grieving process is dealing with anger. The anger may feel unnatural or overwhelming, like a wave of rage taking over your body. The anger may also be a small...

How to Change Negative Thinking Habits

How to Change Negative Thinking Habits Negative thinking. We’re all guilty of it in some way. For some people though, negative thoughts can lead to negative experiences. Someone who persistently overanalyzes situations may have difficulties building trust in relationships. Someone who jumps to conclusions may develop anxiety about an event before it actually happens. One...

How Counseling Can Help You Stop Smoking

How Counseling Can Help You Stop Smoking There are many stop smoking techniques to try, from patches to prescription medications to meditations and more. Have you ever thought about counseling to stop smoking? This is a safe and effective option that many adults don’t take advantage of. Let’s take a look at how counseling can...

Social Media and Mental Health: What Are the Dangers?

Social Media and Mental Health: What Are the Dangers? Social media is damaging to your mental health. When used properly, social media is a great platform for sharing memories with your loved ones. However, far too many people find themselves engulfed in their smartphones, and this epidemic is creating a surge of depression and anxiety...

How to Deal with Mean Coworkers | Adult Counseling

How to Deal with Mean Coworkers Do your coworkers make work feel like prison? Do you dread going to the office every day? Unfortunately, many adults are forced to deal with mean or unpleasant coworkers on a day-to-day basis. In the guide below, you’ll learn some tips and tricks to handle the hate and improve...

Do I Have to Get Counseling before Plastic Surgery?

Do I Have to Get Counseling before Plastic Surgery? Counseling before plastic surgery is fairly common. Many potential patients work with a therapist before surgery to make sure they have the right mindset going into it. However, the question here is not about how common counseling is. You want to know if counseling is required...

What Your Therapist Will and WON’T Do | Michigan Counseling Centers

What Your Therapist Will and WON’T Do | Michigan Counseling Centers Many clients have a false perception of therapy when they first contact our Michigan counseling centers. More specifically, they do not understand what a therapist does. Do therapists just listen? Do they provide feedback? Will my therapist judge me? Will my therapist pressure me...

I Couldn’t Stop Crying – How Therapy Changed My Life

I Couldn’t Stop Crying – How Therapy Changed My Life Disclaimer: The following story is a true testimony from a therapy patient who wishes to remain anonymous. After my first marriage ended, I just couldn’t stop crying. It would be the middle of a work day, and tears would start pouring from my eyes. The...

What to Expect from Therapy

What to Expect from Therapy If you are hesitant about seeing a therapist, it may be because you’re not sure how therapy works. Movies and TV shows often make therapy seem more clinical and rigid than it actually is. At our therapist offices in Michigan, we provide a comfortable and relaxing environment that encourages conversation...

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