Category Archives: Adults

  • How to Achieve your New Year’s Resolutions

    Posted on December 31, 2016 by KW in Adults, Teens.

    by Dr. Elil   There’s a powerful feeling around January. A new year is beginning, and with it comes a new beginning. It can symbolize a fresh start, a chance to put the past year’s struggles and feelings of failure behind us. It’s often why people set new year’s resolutions, to create goals for the […]

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  • Beating the Holiday Blues

    Posted on November 20, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Depression, Relationships.

    by Dr. Elil The holiday season can be a time of great joy and togetherness.  But for many people, there’s also a constant feeling of stress that lasts from Thanksgiving all the way through New Year’s.  Between preparing feasts, buying presents, and traveling to see family, there’s a giant to-do list in many people’s heads that […]

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  • What is Anxiety?

    Posted on September 29, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Teens, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil   When people think of anxiety, they typically think of a person who is unable to function in the world. They think of someone who is trapped in their house, unable to hold a job or to make friends. Or someone who has panic attacks and feels physical sensations similar to a […]

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  • Domestic Violence – Helping Family and Friends Find Their Way Out of Abusive Relationships

    Posted on September 15, 2016 by KW in Adults, Relationships.

    by Dr. Elil   Seeing a family member or friend in an abusive marriage is hard to witness. It’s not easy to know how to help them or if they’re even open to change. Not all victims of domestic violence need the same help at the same time. Sometimes, a victim might need to feel […]

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  • Why Stress and Anxiety are Different

    Posted on September 12, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil To understand anxiety, let’s begin with a quick discussion about stress. Stress serves a very important function in our lives. With so many things happening around us, it tells us what to focus on. If a wild animal attacked you, if you didn’t feel stress, you wouldn’t react with any sense of urgency. Everyone […]

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  • Relationship Issues

    Posted on April 24, 2016 by KW in Adults, Relationships, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil Have you and your partner been struggling with trust issues? Do you find yourselves having the same argument again and again? Are you just co-existing instead of connecting?  Do you want to reconnect to your partner, but are finding it hard to reach out? If you ever find yourself wishing someone would […]

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  • When Should You Choose Therapy?

    Posted on April 22, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Depression, Relationships, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil When people recognize that they want to change their lives, many of them start to work on it on their own.  There are a lot of great resources to help you – from self-help books to podcasts to YouTube videos.  However, some changes are still difficult.  You try to apply new ways of thinking […]

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  • Anxiety and Depression

    Posted on April 14, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Depression, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil   Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night, worrying about the things you have to do the next day? Do you have problems falling asleep because of all the thoughts racing through your head Even when you make a small mistake, do you find it difficult to let […]

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  • Why Therapy?

    Posted on April 9, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Relationships, Teens, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil Luke had Yoda. Robin had Batman.  We all need someone to point us in the right direction when life gets difficult. Do you feel alone, even when you’re around other people? Do you want to connect, but you worry about being rejected? You might have tried different strategies to relate to people, but you end […]

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