Category: Counseling

Head in the Clouds? Some Tips for Managing Dissociation

June 16, 2020
Dissociation. It’s something common to the human experience, but not commonly talked about. On your drive home, during a boring math lecture, maybe even while reading this post! Have you...

The Stages of Marriage/Relationship Counseling

May 30, 2020
Just minutes after the crash, the paramedics were using the jaws of life to carve Tom and Mary out of their mangled vehicle. The couple was rushed to the Central...

How to Choose the Right Therapist

April 29, 2020
Many of us may have had the thought at one time or another: “I might benefit from seeing a therapist one day.” I’m going to honor your courage to seek...

What is PTSD? What are the Causes and Symptoms?

June 25, 2019
With the growing awareness on PTSD, you may be asking “I have heard of PTSD, but what is it anyway?” According to the American Psychiatric Association, PTSD or Post Traumatic...

The Risks of Self Diagnosing Mental Disorders

May 31, 2019
While the internet has given us an incredible amount of access to information and world events over the last three decades, it has also made some professions more difficult. Before...

The Benefits of Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

May 24, 2019
Most of us have complicated relationships with our own family members. There is no such thing as a perfect parent, yet some parents inflict more harm than others by way...

What Causes a Person to Change

August 18, 2017
Three things that lead to lasting change. Change is a key reason people come to counseling. Whether it is to better a marriage, overcome anxious thoughts, defeat depression or simply...

4 Common Myths People Have About Counseling

May 31, 2017
I was talking to an acquaintance the other day about what I do for a living. Curiously, he said, “I bet you see a lot of crazy people in that...

It’s Spring Time!

March 1, 2010
It’s early March and spring training starts this week.  Spring training for the uninformed is the reminder to baseball fans that this year might be the year.  I am a...

Welcome to the new CharisCounselingCenter.com

January 26, 2010
The year 2010 has a “new” ring to it.  And along with the newness of the year, we are beginning a new chapter in Charis Counseling Center.  We are celebrating...
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