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Oct2018

Self Care

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October 11, 2018
On National Mental Health Day…Don’t forget the Mental Health Professionals. Whether you are a mental health professional, or you know and love one, please remember – SELF CARE! Compassion fatigue can be a serious occupational hazard for those in any kind of helping profession. Compassion fatigue is characterized by physical and ... Read More

10

Oct2018
Did you know that in America: 14 million people die of cancer every year 25 million people have asthma 29.1 million people develop diabetes 53 million people have arthriti... Read More

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Feb2017

Women and PTSD

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February 22, 2017
Women who undergo traumatic experiences are twice as likely to develop PTSD as men(A.P.A., n.d.). While ... Read More

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Feb2017

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Dec2016
Many therapy client’s may wonder, what does a therapist think about before they see a new client for the first time? What sort of expectations do therapists set for themselves when clients come into the office? I try to prepare as best I can before a client comes in for the ... Read More

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Dec2016
Congratulations on taking the action to make your first appointment! This is a huge step. You should feel good about that. When I first speak with a new client, usually they share that they have thought about seeking therapy for a long time. Many people will even describe picking up ... Read More

09

Aug2014
  Are you struggling to find a balance between protecting your parents while not infringing on their need for an independent life?  If so, you are not alone. Countless adults become caregivers or guardians for their aging parents, often finding it necessary to ... Read More

09

Aug2014
  Carol Pulley- Daughter, Friend and Caregiver to my Mom As a therapist, I often recommend journaling to clients and I know how healing and cathartic it is for them. I recently experienced it first hand, as I have been reading ... Read More

09

Apr2014
Does my insurance cover this?   Whether I meet a client online or in my office, this is one of the first questions clients ask me, usually after "are you licensed?" The answer is the same, and that is “I am not sure, but I know ... Read More

31

Mar2014
Licensed Psychological Associate I have experienced the challenges of care giving myself, at the current time; I no longer fill that role. Now, I listen the stories of my friends and clients who are caring for their loved ones. One friend shares that her new routine is that after putting in ... Read More

30

Mar2014
 Licensed Psychological Associate - Daughter, Wife, Sister Have you ever thought about how your life would change if you decided to care for your dad through the final stages of his life at home. My father ... Read More

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Mar2014
Are you struggling to find a balance between protecting your parents while not infringing on their need for an independent life?  If so, you are not alone. This may be one of the toughest decisions we ever have to make. Even if you know it is the right thing to do, ... Read More

29

Mar2014
Managing Partner iTherapy   Twenty- Nine Percent of the U.S. adult population  are providing care to someone. I have had the opportunity and the gift to be a caregiver, twice in my life, for both my mother and father.  My father was diagnosed with cancer and we cared for him ... Read More

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Feb2014
Does my Insurance cover this ?  Whether I meet a client online or in my office, this is one of the first questions clients ask me, usually after are you licensed? The answer is the same whether I am meeting someone online or in my office, that is “I am ... Read More

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Jan2014
When my partner and I founded iTherapy, we developed the concept to meet the needs of our existing face to face clients, during a particularly rough winter season in the mountains of North Carolina. As travel was severely impacted we were missing many appointments with our clients. Many of our clients ... Read More

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