Category Archives: Wellness

How to Fight with Your Partner – Part I

Guest blogger Kate Nesterwitz, LMFT. Read more about her at http://www.katenesterwitzlmft.com Conflict within a committed relationship is normal. Tensions arise over big issues and tiny ones, and often have more to do with how we feel about ourselves than with … Continue reading

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Meet Kate Nesterwitz, MS, LMFT

Kate Nesterwitz has been studying relationships since she was 18 when she began her college career studying Family Science, Couple and Family Therapy and Psychology. “Relationships are the foundation of society. People affect us all the time,” Kate explains. “Our … Continue reading

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Are you dreading the holidays? Learn to set boundaries now!

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone and all that remains are the leftovers… and possibly some hard feelings. If looking ahead to the next round of holiday dinners and gatherings has you particularly distressed, you are not alone. On the … Continue reading

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Meet Amanda Knoll, MA, LPC, Level II Autplay® provider

Amanda found her life’s calling early, somewhat by accident (or one might say, serendipity).  At 14, she volunteered at the Easter Seals camp because it was something to do and a chance to spend time in the mountains. She enjoyed … Continue reading

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The Importance of Play for All ages

Summer is coming and if, like parents everywhere, you are busy planning your kids’ summer activities, be sure to allow for plenty of unstructured time. Experts agree that for children, adolescents and teens play is not merely idle time; it … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Therapist

Making the decision to begin therapy can be a big step. Whether you have a vague underlying sense that something is wrong or you are aware of a specific issue (or somewhere in between), a therapist can help you understand … Continue reading

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How our brains create habits – for better or worse

Habitual behavior can be quite useful, but often we continue habits regardless of whether they are good or bad, whether we want to or not. Science has found that our ability to break a habit has less to do with … Continue reading

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