Breaking The Cycle Of Unease And Upheaval: How Family Therapy May Prevent Your Children From Inheriting Your Anxiety

While you may want your kids to have your gorgeous hair, genius IQ or artistic talents, you don't want them to inherit your anxiety. Unfortunately, when a parent suffers with anxiety, the whole family is adversely affected, but worse, still, the kids can grow up to eventually have their own permanent problems with this all too common affliction, which affects some 40 million people in the United States.  Anxiety may be something you're learning to deal with; however, it doesn't have to be something you automatically give to your kids. Read More 

3 Major Benefits Of Family Therapy

If your family is experiencing issues between members, it may be time to think about family therapy. A professional therapist can work with you to help you process whatever your family is going through, by helping you all to improve your communication methods and enhance the way you work through conflict. As you and your family attend regular sessions, you'll add new interpersonal skills to your life, which can be helpful as you interact as a family. Read More 

Work On Your Impulse Control Through Therapy

If you struggle with impulse control, a therapist who specializes in this area can help you. Those with poor impulse control can see this issue negatively affect many areas of their lives. You may harm the relationships that you have with family and friends, struggle to remain employed, and perhaps even run into trouble with the law. Not everyone who has impulse control can easily identify this issue as a concept. Read More 

Is Work Stress Causing You To Do Drink Excessively? 3 Signs That You Need Substance Abuse Treatment To Preserve Your Career

Working your way up the career ladder is stressful, and maybe you used to find that a drink or two after work helped you relax. Unfortunately, that one glass of wine has turned into multiple drinks before you can achieve the same relaxing effects that you used to enjoy. In fact, you may have even found that drinking every night after work only leads to more problems, and you are now stuck in a vicious cycle that is the nature of alcohol addiction. Read More 

Your Kids, Your Prescription Medications And Substance Abuse Counseling: What You Need To Know

Prescription drug abuse has been rising steadily in the last decade. Children and teens are especially susceptible, since they can access their parents' medicine cabinets and take pills from their parents. Worst still, more teens die from a prescription drug overdose than a street drug overdose of some of the harder illegal drugs (e.g., cocaine, heroin, meth, etc.). If you discover that your child has been sneaking drugs from your pill bottles and medicine cabinet, here is what you need to know about childrens substance abuse counseling and treatment programs. Read More