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Online Counseling Question: How can I stop myself from feeling worthless during COVID-19? (Video)

Click here to schedule online counseling at Thriveworks. Hi, my name is Chrissy Myers and I’m a Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist with our Thriveworks Midlothian office. During this COVID-19 health crisis, we’ve received many questions from clients about the different challenges and emotions that they are facing. One of the most…

What are the five thinking styles? Understanding synthesists, idealists, pragmatists, analysts, and realists

There are five recognized thinking styles: those who employ them are called synthesists, idealists, pragmatists, analysts, and realists. Synthesists stand out with their creativity and curiosity; they like to consider different ideas, views, and possibilities. Idealists are always setting and working toward big goals—they set the bar high and expect…

How to Handle Criticism as a Survivor of Trauma

Whether constructive or otherwise received from a spouse, boss, family member or friend, criticism for some of us can provoke defensiveness, justifying, rationalizing, minimizing, and sometimes self-defeating hostility. I’ve personally seen these responses to criticism displayed more frequently in those who reported histories of trauma of some sort. Whether the…

Birmingham Counselor and Yoga Teacher Explains her Approach to Therapy

Introducing Dawn Gaden in Birmingham, Michigan Dawn Gaden, M.A., LPC, NCC, is a counselor with more than 15 years experience. She is also a certified yoga teacher. In the above video can watch Dawn explain her philosophy to counseling and some of the techniques she uses with her clients. TRANSCRIPT:…