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Why is Parenting so Hard? Here’s How Counseling Can Help

Parenting is a thankless job that can be an incredibly rewarding and enjoyable life journey. Children are a gift, but even the most cool-headed parent can have their grievances when trying to be kind, caring, and dedicated to them. Life events also face many parents at unprecedented times, creating challenges along the way. Those moments…

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What Is the Best Therapy for Couples? Ask a Counselor

The right kind of couples therapy can change the course of relationships. If all goes well, you will receive the help you need, and a new phase of your life will begin. Perhaps you are ready to get started, but you may not know what types of therapy are available. In that case, the next…

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Why Am I Always Tired? It’s Time To Cut Back on Stress

Do you find it difficult to crawl out of bed in the mornings? If most days feel like an uphill battle and it takes all the energy you have to drag your feet from task to task, you likely are dealing with fatigue. Feeling tired all the time can be difficult to cope with. When…

How Does Trauma Affect a Person Long Term?

Trauma is an emotional response to a terrible, distressing event in a person’s life. Whether it be a natural disaster, an accident, or a life-threatening circumstance, traumatic events can leave lasting effects on both your mental health and physical health. This reaction may occur immediately or be delayed. It has no timeline it lives by,…

Mind Racing? Here’s How Anxiety Affects Your Body

Anxiety is a normal response to stress. It’s a feeling of trepidation or fear of what is to come. We often experience these feelings at different moments in our life such as taking an exam, an upcoming job interview, becoming a parent, or any big life changes. This feeling is normal and can even be…

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Am I Depressed? Here Are Some Common Symptoms

Everyone has moments of sadness and despair. From experiencing grief after the loss of a loved one to feeling disappointment when life doesn’t go your way, sadness is a natural response to difficult and upsetting situations. However, like happiness and anger, it is a temporary emotion. Depression, on the other hand, can be more intense…

How Do You Know If Your Child Needs To See a Psychologist?

As a parent, you know your child is sure to run into some rough patches and behavioral problems as they go through different stages in their lives.  Just like adults, children often struggle to manage their emotions and can experience dips in their mental health. Major life changes, like divorce or a death in the…

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What Are the Three Most Important Things in a Relationship?

There are two things all relationships have in common: ups and downs. While relationships have their seasons and are bound to have their rough patches, a strong foundation can help you weather the storm and continue to grow and strengthen your bond as time passes. Fortunately, no one has to take on relationships alone. Establishing…

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Fighting Violence and Racism: Dana Group Is Here To Help

If you’re struggling to cope with the recent events of violence and racism in our country, you’re not alone. Dana Group is mourning alongside the rest of the nation in light of several mass shootings that have taken place, including the recent Atlanta-area shooting that claimed the lives of eight victims, including six Asian American…

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What Are the Common Signs of Stress? Fight or Flight Explained

Everyone experiences stress in their life — it plays an important psychological and biological reaction to a new, taxing, or dangerous situation. While most people wouldn’t complain if they never felt it again, there are some positive aspects. For example, stress is what allows you to escape or defend yourself from threats. It can also…