All Posts by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones

Can Mindfulness Help With Your Depression?

If you or a loved-one has experienced depression, you might have noticed that negative thoughts (‘I am a failure’, ‘I am worthless’, etc) tend to start a spiral reaction of negative moods and negative sensations like sluggishness and fatigue.  The challenge is that even after this episode has passed, new research is showing that a […]

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Is Your Marriage On The Brink? Can It Be Saved?

If you or your spouse are considering divorce, but are not completely sure that’s the best path, there is a new opportunity called Discernment Counseling. It’s a chance to slow down, take a breath, and look at your options for your marriage.It will help you: Gain clarity and confidence about what steps to take with […]

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Tips For Helping Your Child Transition To Middle School

While most children are excited about entering middle school, some are apprehensive. And, most parents are more worried about the transition than their children. Here are some important tips to remember as your child is transitioning from elementary school to middle school. Parents want to know what they can do to help ensure the transition […]

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Humanistic Therapy

Humanistic therapy is a positive approach to psychotherapy that focuses on a person’s individual nature. Humanistic therapy looks at the whole person, both from the therapist’s view as well as from the perspective of the individual observing their own behavior. This approach allows the individual to explore how they feel in the here and now, […]

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Family Systems Therapy

Family systems therapy is based on Murray Bowen’s family systems theory, which holds that individuals are inseparable from their network of relationships. Furthermore, it is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples to nurture change and development. Family systems therapy emphasizes family relationships as an important factor in psychological health. This therapy […]

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Recommended Reading

Here is a selection of resources you might find helpful:The Happiness TrapBy Russ HarrisWebsiteAmazonWomen Food And GodBy Geneen RothWebsiteAmazonThe Power Of NowBy Eckhart TolleWebsiteAmazonBroken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us GrowBy Elizabeth LesserWebsiteAmazon

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Teen Violence

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones(Previously published in Lawyers Weekly in 2008)The group dynamics and individual factors of teen violenceMatthew Silliman’s death has everyone thinking; how could such a horrible crime be perpetrated by such young people? Four teenagers allegedly kidnapped, tortured, and killed Matthew, and he was thought to be their friend. A major issue […]

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Additional Resources

Here is a selection of resources you might find helpful:Psychology ResourcesAmerican Psychological Association Interact of Wake CountyNational Alliance on Mental Illness North Carolina Psychological AssociationLegal ResourcesAssociation of Family and Conciliation CourtsInternational Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsLegal AidLGBT ResourcesiNSIDEoUTLGBTQ Center of DurhamLGBT Center of Raleigh

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