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Cost of Counseling Therapy in Twin Cities MSP Metro

Mental health treatment is vital to recovery from mental illnesses. The National Alliance on Mental Illness states that 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience a mental illness and 1 in 25 experience a serious mental ...
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Is The Success Rate For Marriage Counseling Predictable?

Is The Success Rate For Marriage Counseling Predictable? Although it is impossible to accurately predict whether or not marriage counseling will heal your relationship, there are predictive factors as shown by the renowned marriage researcher, ...
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Fellowship of the Rings: Common Sense Wisdom for Lasting Marriages: Part 1

Fellowship of the Rings: Common Sense Wisdom for Lasting Marriages: Part 1 By: Kirk Lamb, PhD., LP, Licensed Psychologist Note: This marriage and couples relationship e-book is also available as a 40-page booklet for $7.95. ...
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Adler’s & Jung’s Insights for Artistically Creating Your Life: Part 1

Design is a funny word In May of 2016 I presented Adler's & Jung's Insights for Artistically Creating Your Life to the 64th annual conference of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) in ...
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Communicate Frustration to Your Husband, Wife or Romantic Partner Without an Argument

Communicate Frustration to Your Husband, Wife or Romantic Partner Without an Argument © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor Married, engaged, and partnered couples aren't exempt from feeling frustrated or ...
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Journaling or Brain Downloading

Journaling or Brain Downloading This information can help transform worry and ruminating thoughts into productive thinking. With stress, worry and anxiety, your entire body contracts and tightens up. A root cause of stress is repetitive, ...
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Adler’s & Jung’s Insights for Artistically Creating Your Life: Part 2

Design is a funny word In May of 2016 I presented Adler's & Jung's Insights for Artistically Creating Your Life to the 64th annual conference of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP) in ...
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Fellowship of the Rings: Common Sense Wisdom for Lasting Marriages: Part 2

Fellowship of the Rings: Common Sense Wisdom for Lasting Marriages: Part 2 By: Kirk Lamb, PhD., LP, Licensed Psychologist Note: This marriage and couples relationship e-book is also available as a 40-page booklet for $7.95. ...
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How Career Counseling Helps Women Advance Their Careers

How Career Counseling Helps Women Advance Their Careers Almost all working women want to advance their careers, but what sets successful women apart? Often, the key to career advancement can be as simple as a ...
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4 Helpful Couples Communication Tips on Perspective

4 Helpful Couples Communication Tips on Perspective Embracing the Perspective of Your Wife, Husband or Romantic Partner Learning to understand and appreciate your wife, husband, or romantic partner's perspective is an essential skill. Your mutual ...
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9 Ways to Improve Your Love Relationship

9 Ways to Improve Your Love Relationship Tips for Repairing a Troubled Marriage & Improving Your Romantic Relationship Most romantic relationships are wildly positive at the outset. They typically continue to flourish for a good ...
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7 Communication Tips for Couples

7 Couples Communication Tips to Improve Harmony & Happiness Many couples have trouble communicating. Even if you've been committed to your partner for years, having sensitive conversations is never easy! Have you found it difficult ...
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Mindfulness Meditation to Lower Stress & Gain Clarity

Mindfulness Meditation to Lower Stress & Gain Clarity Mindfulness meditation is beneficial for times of worry, and anxiety-ridden thoughts persist. In addition to lowering stress levels, this meditation technique brings clarity of mind. That is ...
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The Six Realms as Psychological States

The Six Realms as Psychological States © 2021 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor Although Tibetan Buddhism has depicted the six Realms as actual places we go to after our death ...
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Healthy Vs. Unhealthy Anger: Can Getting Mad Be OK?

Healthy Vs. Unhealthy Anger: Can Getting Mad Be OK? © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor You can express anger in healthy ways by firmly communicating your boundaries. It may ...
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Is Your Spouse Angry? 7 Ways to Calm Anger & End Arguments

Is Your Spouse Angry? 7 Ways to Calm Anger & End Arguments © 2022 by Judith Kilborn, Ph.D., & Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Licenced Professional Counselor for MN residents Ways You Become Aware of a ...
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Why Anger Hurts Kids: How Moms & Dads Can Make it Better!

Why Anger Hurts Kids: How Moms & Dads Can Make it Better! © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor Is parental anger harmful to kids? How can parents avoid harsh ...
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