If you've ever considered making a splash online with a blog but decided against it, because the odds of getting noticed seemed way too slim, this is the post for you! We got to sit down with Marissa Lawton, the online therapist’s go-to gal to getting noticed online, discover ...
“I was told that you couldn’t make real money if you had your own practice. Well, all I can say is, ‘I wish I had started my practice sooner.’ I’m earning the money I need, doing what I love, and running my own schedule, all because I started my own ...
Have you ever used a ladle to flip pancakes? Probably not. But if you had you would have realized that flipping pancakes with a ladle didn’t work so good. In actuality you probably used the ladle to pour the pancake batter onto your pan and then flipped the pancakes with a ...
As women, we have all had that moment when we have lost our cool at work. We appeared emotionally over the top or super stressed out. After the fact, ...
It is a truth universally acknowledged that, since the days of Austen and Bronte, there have been various tropes – overused themes, weaving their way through our favorite works of cinema and literature. The Fifty Shades trilogy is no exception. With ...
So, you're interested in obtaining psychotherapy but don't want to take off hours from work to drive to a therapist's office, meander around searching for parking, and then drive back to work after an emotionally-laden session. I don't blame you. Wouldn't it ...
During college, I lived in a house with six other women. Yes, you heard that correctly, there were seven of us. In fact, the house ...
One of the more humorous stories to come out of my childhood involves a phone conversation I was having with my friend *Barb. Sometime during the conversation, her father yelled from downstairs, “Barb, you wanna come clean the maggots out of the ...
Hello and Welcome to Texas Online Counseling PLLC’s Blog This will be my first Blog article and honestly I am nervous. I hope it is well received. I thought this would be a good time to write a blog because of the Holidays. For some it can be a very difficult ...
Offering online therapy can be extremely rewarding both for you, the mental health provider, and for your clients. Here’s the top 10 reasons why it’s awesome. 1. Ease & Convenience – Nothing beats the convenience of online therapy for both you and your client. Save time by saying good bye ...
About two years ago, my husband surprised me with a Keurig for Valentine’s Day. It was an incredibly thoughtful gift; I’d been mentioning how I wanted one for my office, and there it was, a brand new, professional grade Keurig. The problem was, I thought we had agreed not to ...
It’s the moment that every parent dreads, and one that every parent can relate to; the public meltdown. Your cute, typically agreeable child now seems to be nothing but flailing arms and legs, and a giant mouth screaming words that become less intelligible with every passing second. ...
It’s 12:01am, January 1st, 2016. Like most of us, you’ve probably decided that you’re going to do something differently in the New Year. You reflect upon it, smile, and perhaps for the next few days, demonstrate your resolve ...
30 days ago, I decided that I was going to complete 30 Bikram Yoga classes in 30 days. I attended my final class today, and am feeling pretty proud of this accomplishment. Full disclaimer: this is not going to be ...
You say you are going to work out before work. When the alarm goes off that brilliant plan seems absolutely ludicrous. The idea of getting up, getting dressed, driving, working out, showering, changing for work, and driving some more…it’s just too daunting. You hit ...
Between now and the end of January, there will be at least 50 holidays celebrated around the world. If you’re looking forward to this three month period of cultural, religious, spiritual, and secular holidays, your head is probably awash in the glow of the expectation of family, food, friends, and ...
Many studies support the positive impact the practice of gratitude has on mental health. I’ve made a short video of a fun gratitude exercise to improve your sleep, mood, and mindfulness. Enjoy! Robert A. Emmons, Ph.D. is a leading researcher in gratitude. In multiple studies, he has confirmed that ...
I was working in a University Counseling Center about five years ago when I realized how helpful online psychotherapy could be. Several of my therapy clients were graduating college before they were really ready to graduate from therapy. I wished that I could continue working with them, but most were ...
About three years ago, I made the decision to delete all of my social media accounts. I decided that I valued my privacy more than immediate connection, and found Facebook in particular to be a massive energy vampire. Fast forward to present day, as the proprietor of a therapy practice ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...