Recognizing Progress During the Process

It can be difficult to realize the growth and progress you have had when you don’t perceive yourself as having “arrived” at the destination. While I’d argue that growth and development are lifelong processes, many people begin therapy with specific changes they would like to make; they have an end goal in mind, and it can get easy to dismiss or overlook the progress and changes that occur on the way to this end goal. So what are some things to look for?

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A (belated) Valentine's Blog

In honor of Valentine’s Day (last week), I’m dedicating this post to the 5 Love Languages. I’ve shared that I have been trained in EFT, and this is the approach I am grounded in when working with couples. However, I like the 5 Love Languages. I think it has good information with accessible language, that can really help shift perspective and increase understanding in a relationship. I’ve noticed the 5 Love Languages being shared and discussed in lots of non-clinical settings, but just in case it is new to you, I’ll start off by going over the five types.

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