The Emotional Impacts of Filing for Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy can be an emotional event, in addition to resulting in a hit to a person’s self esteem. Sense of self, worth and identity are frequently tied to a person’s financial status. Filing for bankruptcy can diminish someone’s confidence and even make them question their ability to handle money properly in the future.

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Therapy for Car Crash Victims

There are many reasons why a person decides to begin therapy. One of the more common reasons is because they have experienced a traumatic event, such as a motor vehicle accident. Millions of people are involved in vehicle crashes each year. Many suffer serious and catastrophic injuries in these crashes. But studies show that even

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All or Nothing vs. Shades of Gray

All or Nothing vs. Shades of Gray

Couple Therapy Sterling, VA This week’s blog post takes us back to our tour of cognitive distortions, or problematic ways of thinking that can get in the way of healthy relationship functioning. As I’ve shared in some of my previous posts (Don’t Take it Personally, Change Your Filter), these irrational thought patterns disrupt healthy self-talk

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The Mental Battle After a Car Crash

If you have been involved in a car collision, one of your biggest challenges will likely be your physical recovery. However, you may also be impacted mentally and emotionally. Especially in the case of a car accident being particularly frightening or traumatizing, you may need outlets for expressing your emotions. Sometimes people forget about mental

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