Ready Post: How to Support a Loved One Recovering from Sexual Trauma

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Brittani Rable

Suffering from a sexual trauma is truly one of the hardest things experiences a person can have. It can make it hard to do normal things or trust anyone again. Surviving sexual trauma is a long process—one that will not be easy.  What can help is having the support of friends and family. So, how […]

Ready Post: Recognizing the Presence of PTSD: Are You Suffering From These Symptoms?

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Brittani Rable

On average, around 8 million Americans suffer from PTSD every year. It is one of the most debilitating mental disorders that can negatively impact your day-to-day life. Having PTSD can make it difficult to do the things you used to love doing, and can make you afraid of leaving the house or revisiting things that […]

Ready Post: What Is Scaffolding Parenting and How Can It Help Your Child?

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Brittani Rable

Raising a child is no easy feat. Whatever method of parenting you choose, everyone has the same motive in common—we want what is best for our children.  We want to help them learn, develop, and grow into well rounded, functional adults as best as we can. One of the ways in which you can achieve […]

How to Create Healthy Boundaries When Your Friendship is Feeling Codependent

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Counseling Wise

Having close friends in life is really important. As humans, we crave bonds and connections with other people. When you have great support systems in life, it can be really rewarding. It helps at the end of the day to know that there are people out there who you can depend on.From the time we […]

Midterms, Labs, Quizzes & More…Tips to Manage Test Anxiety

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Counseling Wise

Midterms & Labs & Quizzes, oh my! If those words instantly fill you with dread, you may be experiencing test anxiety. Test anxiety is very common, especially among college students. College often means moving away from home, living on your own in a dorm room or apartment, and making your own schedule, jam-packed with classes, […]

Ready Post: 6 Indicators of Anxiety That Show Up in Your Body

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Brittani Rable

Mental health disorders affect millions of people every single day. It can impact our day to day lives, how we work, how we build relationships and how we function. One of the more common mental health disorders is anxiety. So, what exactly is anxiety? How does it affect us? And what are the indicators of […]

5 Ways To Boost Communication & Create A Solid Connection

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CounselingWise

When it comes to building solid relationships and connections, communication is key. When you are able to communicate well, there are no crossed wires, no misunderstandings, and far fewer disagreements.  Without good communication skills, you are not able to function effectively in a relationship. We crave that feeling of connection and belonging. Our relationships and […]

Ready Post: What Are Infidelity Triggers and How Can You Start Overcoming Them?

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Brittani Rable

One of the biggest obstacles that couples may face is infidelity. Affairs, unfortunately, happen. This could happen for several reasons, none of which we will go over today. What we will talk about is how you can move on after an affair or after a partner has been unfaithful. We’re not here to question what […]

Ready Post: 6 Tips For Communicating With Your Avoidant Spouse

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Brittani Rable

Being married is not always what it’s cracked up to be. The movies tell us that marriage is the happily ever after, but it takes hard work and patience in order to make a marriage work. The other key ingredient to a healthy and successful marriage is communication.  Without communication, there can be lots of […]

Ready Post: You’ve Cheated—Should You Tell or Keep the Affair to Yourself?

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Counseling Wise

Honesty is very important in a relationship. Infidelity can happen when you least expect it. In the beginning of your relationship, you may believe that you will always be faithful to your partner. But sometimes, we get caught up in the emotional thrill of things and may end up making a mistake. Perhaps you were […]