What happens if you go to bed angry?

What happens if you go to bed angry?

Question:  What happens if you go to bed angry? Answer:  You might get some sleep. Does that feel a bit anticlimactic to you?  I’m sure many of you were expecting something a bit more intense, dramatic, or at the very least, interesting.  However, that is the...
Resolutions

Resolutions

Happy New Year everyone!  Do you feel you are surrounded with stories, suggestions, questions, and reminders about resolutions?  If your answer is “no”, I’ll admit, I am a bit jealous.  In the interest of full disclosure, I do not often set specific...
Podcast Interview with Katie Fleming

Podcast Interview with Katie Fleming

  Before entering private practice, our founder, Katie Fleming, worked at a community mental health agency as a Crisis Therapist.  There, she provided emergency mental health assessment and intervention to Chicago youth experiencing a psychiatric emergency. ...
3 Tips for your First Counseling Session

3 Tips for your First Counseling Session

One of the the most difficult parts of counseling is finding the right counselor to begin with.  In this post, I offered tips on when and how to find the right counselor.  Once you have your first appointment scheduled, there are several steps you can take to prepare...
How to Handle Unsolicited Advice

How to Handle Unsolicited Advice

Happy November!  This is by far my favorite time of the year.  In fact, my husband and I love this time of year so much he actually proposed around this time!  The following months were filled with holiday parties and engagement celebrations.  At the time, I was...
Learning to Respond to Your Partner

Learning to Respond to Your Partner

One of the most important lessons in couples therapy is learning how to respond rather than react to one another.  This communication tool is simple to learn and understand, yet tremendously important. When you react to someone, you are saying or doing the first thing...