Clarity Family Therapy blog
Insights, tips, and tricks to aid you on your healing journey.
Tips For Dealing With Uncertain times
People may have similarities; however, when it comes to dealing with uncertain times, people can have different reactions. There are simple steps to take to build resiliency during times of uncertainty. When you focus on what you can control and accept the feelings of...
Mental Health: Making Changes for Improvement
People don’t usually have a game plan for long-term consistency, but it is critical in managing mental health to develop a plan or routine that can be also flexible, yet consistent and adaptive to a person’s mental health needs.
Stress: Symptoms & How To Cope With It
Everyone has stress—it’s a part of life. Through using good coping skills, doing tai chi, exercising, taking a nature walk, playing with your pet, journaling or writing, symptoms of stress can be alleviated positively. Smiling and seeing the humor in life can help you...
The Use of “I-Statements” In Communication With Others
Anyone who has been to therapy, or some type of communication workshop has heard that a good communication technique is using I-statements; however, not everyone uses them correctly. Even when used correctly, they can backfire when a person becomes overly defensive...
20 Signs of Codependency: What Does it Mean to be Codependent?
Codependency is a condition in which one person supports, either overly or inadvertently, the addictive behavior of another person. It can also be described as a destructive form of helping or enabling.
Trauma Bonding Defined: What You Need to Know
Trauma bonding can be hard to recognize without an understanding of how the brain works and typical actions of a toxic partner. It’s time to break the love bombing cycle.
EMDR Therapy and How it Can Benefit You
EMDR stands for Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, and it is an evidence-based psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). EMDR stands for Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, and it is an evidence-based psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). There is extensive literature of how EMDR can treat more than just PTSD though!
Feelings: 8 Ways to Cope – It’s a Bad Day… Not a Bad Life
Knowing that your feelings are the result of a bad day, and not a bad life, is hugely significant to overcoming negative and catastrophic thinking. What are some of the coping mechanisms to deal with these overwhelming feelings when they creep up?
CBT- An Introduction to & How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Work for You
Have you ever just had a problem you couldn’t solve and thought therapy might be for you? Have you ever heard of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT? CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and it just might be a solution to the problems that you are finding unsolvable.
The 4 Main Attachment Styles, How They Came To Be As Young Children, and How To Have Healthier and More Secure Attachment Styles As Adults
There are 4 basic types of attachment styles in relationships which include: Secure, Anxious, Avoidant, and Anxious-Avoidant.