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Finding a Mental Health Provider

In Health, Separation & Divorce by Elizabeth Stephenson

Coping with the stress, anxiety, loss, sadness, and anger that come with the end of a marriage is a lot for anyone to handle. No matter how strong you are, or how you have faced prior adversity, there is no telling what emotional impact a divorce can have until you are actually staring it in the face. Mental health counselors exist for a reason. Contrary to outdated stigmas regarding therapy and psychological help, it is incredibly common for people to seek help when they need it. In fact, it takes strength to ask for help. This strength directly benefits you and your ability to find the tools to move forward. It helps your children, as they look to you for guidance and leadership. Therefore, we encourage you to seek a …

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Seeking Out a Therapist

In Health, Lifestyle by Sarah Hink

Everyone faces some form of adversity during his or her lifetime. Whether it is severe anxiety, depression, addiction, a bad childhood experience, a break-up, divorce, injury, crime, tragedy, or death, people need support. Often, we rely on the loving support of family, friends, or our spiritual community. Sometimes we need more. One increasing common way that people seek help is with professional counseling. Fortunately, we live in a time where there is less of a stigma or secrecy than once associated with seeking therapy. This is because more people than ever know someone who has been in crisis and has benefitted from professional help. In addition, there is a greater emphasis on mental health in the media and in the workplace. The Benefits of Therapy There are many benefits to …