Tips To Survive The Holidays

We have entered one of the busiest seasons of the year. Halloween is a faint memory, and we are all gearing up for more celebrating, more family and more fun!…right? Well, not all of us. What do you do when you are dealing with the grief of divorce? How do you balance managing your child’s […]

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Therapy Approaches: Methods of Psychotherapy

Psychodynamic TherapyPsychodynamic therapy is a form of talk therapy designed to help an individual find relief from mental or emotional stress. The goals of psychodynamic therapy are to increase a client’s self awareness by understanding the influence of the past on one’s present behavior. In its brief form, a psychodynamic approach helps the client examine […]

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Psychological Forensic Evaluations

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones(previously published in NC&SC Lawyers Weekly)What are the differences between a clinical psychological and a forensic evaluation?How do you pick the right expert for your evaluation?Knowing when and how to obtain a forensic evaluation – which typically goes beyond thescope of a basic clinical interview – could make or break your […]

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Divorce and Heart Disease

By Dr. Whitney WallThe emotional impacts of divorce are undeniable. Individuals going through thedivorce process report high levels of stress and experience consuming emotionssuch as guilt, sadness, fear, hopelessness, and confusion. The widely usedHolmes-Rahe Stress Inventory ranks divorce as the second most stressful lifeoccurrence – second only to the death of a spouse. Divorce inherently […]

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Infidelity Revealed

Did you know??? Couples who constantly argue about trust are at a higher risk for infidelity.  caret-right Contrary to what many believe, infidelity is not just about opportunity. Opportunity paired with weakened self-control leads to infidelity.  caret-right Men’s acts of infidelity are strongly influenced by their own characteristics, rather than the characteristics of their spouse.  […]

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How To Utilize “FLOW”

Written by Lisa FossWhat is FLOW and what does it mean to be “In Flow?” You may have heard the more familiar term of “in the zone.” Psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, describes FLOW as intense and focused concentration on the present moment; a combination of action and awareness with a self-motivated sense of personal control over […]

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