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...

Adjusting to Life after a Codependent Relationship

Adjusting to Life after a Codependent Relationship If you have recently gotten out of a codependent relationship, the world may seem quite different now. You were used to spending most of your time, energy, and effort around one person. Now you can turn all that attention to yourself. The transition will be difficult at times,...

Weight Loss Therapy: Does It Really Work?

Weight Loss Therapy: Does It Really Work? Summertime is here, which means we’re all taking a closer look at our not-so-swimsuit-ready bodies. Whether you’ve struggled with your weight for a while or you’ve recently put on a few pounds, you may be exploring weight loss techniques to try. Fad diets and miracle pills are never...