What the Heck is a Process Group?

With the newfound popularity of Christie Tate's book, "Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life" conversations are happening about group therapy, individual therapy's cool elusive cousin. Because I tend to facilitate process groups, I want to break down some components of what a process group looks like. To try and explain how you can use...[ read more ]

Stress Management Support Group for Entrepreneurs & Business Owners

Stress Management Group for Entrepreneurs & Business Owners is here. This support group is intended to help you navigate these stressful, anxiety inducing times. If you are feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, lost, stuck or frozen in dealing with your business and would like the space to talk about it, obtain strategies for managing your well-being and feel like you're not the...[ read more ]

The Commotion of Emotion

Man expressing emotion

Emotion is not typically considered people's best friend, but it is nothing to shy aware from, because emotion is information. It help us understand what's impacting us; what's touching a hot spot. They also aid us in understanding our histories. Anger to me may not have been explained or experienced in the same way in my life as it was...[ read more ]

What’s Up with My Chronic Emotional Overeating?

Upset man holding his head in his hands

Clarifying Emotional Overeating Before we begin, let's just get two things straight: 1. All humans engage in emotional overeating. We often assume it's a bad thing, but it's a human thing. We eat emotionally when we're celebrating someone's birthday with cake. We're not eating because we're hungry for nourishment. We're eating because we're joining in a social pleasure. That's emotional,...[ read more ]

Common Misunderstandings About Living in Miami

The plan is to live in Miami and have an adventure. Maybe you made the decision, because you needed a change, or maybe work twisted your arm to relocate to Miami. Either way, the secret is how to make it work for you. Here are commons misunderstandings about living in Miami:   Misunderstanding #1 You're going to be on the...[ read more ]

How to Tell if Therapy is Right for You

When it comes to your physical health, it’s pretty easy to know whether or not you need to see a doctor. If you catch a cold, there’s really no need to make an appointment; however, if you break your ankle, you need to immediately get to an emergency room. But when it comes to your mental and emotional health, things...[ read more ]

Why Someone Suffering From Depression Can’t Just ‘Get Over It’

When talking about depression, a lot of people forget that depression is an illness that requires proper attention and treatment. If you’re depressed, it can be incredibly frustrating to hear things like “Just get over it”, “You’re being really dramatic”, “You have to be strong”, “Learn to deal with it”, “Happiness is a choice”. You might start to internalize these...[ read more ]

Aging Parents and Depression

As our parents age, we want to treasure them for as long as we can, so we look for ways to help them stay healthy and active. But many older people suffer from depression, a condition that is not always easy to battle. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, depression affects more than 6.5 million of the 35 million...[ read more ]

 

Karin Lawson

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