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How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

Disclosing that you want to end a marriage can be an unquestionably tumultuous experience. Regardless of the specific reasons why you want to divorce, it’s essential to approach this conversation with your spouse sensitively and compassionately. There is no universal...

How to Co-Parent With Your Ex

How to Co-Parent With Your Ex

Co-parenting refers to sharing the responsibilities and expectations of taking care of a family. Successful co-parenting entails separated or divorced parents coming together to raise their child. This type of parenting comes in many shapes and forms, but the...

How to Be An Exceptional Therapist

How to Be An Exceptional Therapist

Exceptional therapists are dedicated to their crafts and put significant time, effort, and practice into their work. They know both their strengths and weaknesses, and they aim to grow throughout their professional careers. Exceptional therapists come from all...

I’m Sleeping Better- Now What?

I’m Sleeping Better- Now What?

By: Christina Pierpaoli Parker, PhD For people who struggle with initiating and maintaining sleep—oftentimes for decades—insomnia assumes centrality in their lives, even their identity.  A well-recognized clinical phenomenon in the world of behavioral sleep...

Self-Care Activities for Counselors

Self-Care Activities for Counselors

It’s well-known that counselors and healthcare workers should be regularly engaging in self-care as part of their personal and professional well-being. Self-care can help mitigate the risk of burnout, and it’s also important for protecting your self-esteem, boosting...

How to Get a Client to Open Up in Therapy

How to Get a Client to Open Up in Therapy

Fewer dynamics can be more challenging for therapists than clients who respond minimally and without significant emotion in session. It is difficult to want to help someone who seemingly remains on the surface level. It is also unnerving to feel like you’re not doing...