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What Is Play Therapy For Children And Will It Help My Child?

What Is Play Therapy For Children And Will It Help My Child?

The Montgomery Counseling Group in Charlotte, NC  offers Play Therapy as an effective means to assist children in dealing with emotional challenges that won't respond to the "talk-based" psychotherapy designed for adults.  Through play, children discover the world around them and their feelings about it. Play is ...
3 Reasons Why Play Therapy Is So Effective

3 Reasons Why Play Therapy Is So Effective

Through play, children discover the world around them and their feelings about it. Play is also how children communicate these often-complex feelings. This is what makes effective therapy such a powerful treatment. Pretending offers children the opportunity to “finally” be in charge and express what if feels like ...
The Hill We Climb

The Hill We Climb

Words That Speak For Themselves Amanda Gorman became the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history when she recited her poem “The Hill We Climb” at President Joe Biden’s swearing-in ceremony on January 20, 2021. The 22-year-old Los Angeles resident and daughter of a school teacher began writing at an early age ...
Keys to Successful Therapy

Keys to Successful Therapy

Cognitive therapy has been shown over the years to be incredibly effective at helping people recognize and change their behaviors. But, as much potential as therapy has for every individual, some people seem to have success with therapy while others don’t. Some of this stems from what the individuals’ ...
Can Clinical Hypnosis Help with Sleep Issues?

Can Clinical Hypnosis Help with Sleep Issues?

According to the American Sleep Association, between 50 to 70 million adults in the United States suffer from a sleep disorder. Not only is adequate sleep important for our physical health but also for our mental and emotional well-being. Often when people have trouble sleeping, they turn to over-the-counter ...
Coping with Working from Home During COVID-19

Coping with Working from Home During COVID-19

How many mornings have you shut off that alarm, wishing you could just work from home in your PJs? Well now many of us are getting our wish thanks to COVID-19. While in theory working from home may seem ideal, the reality for many of us is that it’s, well, kind of a pain. Particularly if you have young ...
Is Hypnotherapy Right for You?

Is Hypnotherapy Right for You?

Is there a behavior or habit you’ve been trying to change or eliminate but you haven’t had any success? Do you wonder if hypnotherapy may be right for you? A lot of people are intrigued but confused by hypnotherapy, and can you blame them? Most only know the concept from seeing a video of someone making an ...
5 Foods to Keep Your Immune System Strong

5 Foods to Keep Your Immune System Strong

As the events of COVID-19 continue to unfold, many of us are focusing on how we can keep ourselves and our families as healthy as possible. While social distancing and increased hand washing can be very effective at stopping the spreading of the Corona virus, it is equally important to keep our immune systems ...
Does It Really Work? – The Science Behind Hypnosis

Does It Really Work? – The Science Behind Hypnosis

You’re getting sleepy… very sleepy… …and when you wake up you will cluck like a chicken. This is what many people think of when they think of hypnosis. But hypnosis is much more than a funny party trick. Hypnotherapy has been used for centuries. In fact, in ancient times priests and shamans used altered ...
Do You Have C-PTSD?

Do You Have C-PTSD?

You have most likely heard the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – also known as PTSD. It is used to describe the mental and emotional anguish suffered by those who have experienced sudden trauma. PTSD is often experienced by soldiers as well as those who have been victims of rape and other crimes, and even ...