Arlington/Mansfield Best of 2016 Winner – Family First Counseling!
Thank You for making us the 2016 Arlington/Mansfield Best of Counseling Services for the first time. I feel so blessed to receive this honor from our friends and clients. What a way to start off the first day of this month! This post cannot fully express how grateful I am. Thank you to all of […]
Cooking is Good For the Soul!!!
As a counselors we are asked to find self care methods to avoid burnout. For me, my self care is cooking. I do enjoy cooking and oddly enough, I find it quite relaxing. Baking relaxes me even more. This past holiday I was in the kitchen with my grandmother and we had a blast cooking. […]
Career Versus Job!!!
Are you currently in a career or a job? My definition of a career is something you are trained to do via education or hands on. Not only are you trained to do it but you enjoy doing it. You are also able to explore other dynamics of your field and there is room for […]
Counseling Can Be Fun! Using Humor to Heal
Fun! Counseling is not the first thing people think of when they think of having fun. Yes counseling is a serious business and it takes some serious work if you want to change. But does that mean there’s nothing fun about counseling? No it doesn’t! I’ve had some really great laughs with my clients over […]
Who’s Your Counselor’s Counselor?
As I near the end of collecting my state LPC-Intern hours, I have realized the importance of the question: Who’s your counselor’s counselor? At first, I found it easy to compartmentalized the traumas that I was hearing on a daily basis from my clients and not allowing their stories to effect me. However, after two […]
The Cost of Professional Counseling
Many people in our society forgo the cost of counseling in a effort to save time and money. Can you put a cost on your mental and physical health? Can you place a cost of the emotional well being of your children? Can you place a cost on your marriage? Most of these things cannot […]