marriage counseling

Marriage counseling, sometimes known as couples counseling or couples therapy, attempts to improve romantic relationships and resolve interpersonal conflicts.

Christian Counseling

Christian Counseling Near Me

After having yet another person ask whether there was any Christian counseling near me, I started doing some research. Great question. I just sublet to a therapist who self-identified as being a Christian counselor  Four days in one city and one day in another city. He sub-sublet his office to another Christian counselor in my …

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Diagnosis

Is depression just another diagnosis?

Are you depressed? Is depression just another diagnosis? Over a decade ago, depression was called the “common cold of psychiatry.” I never ask that question because people will tell me before I ask it. I used a textbook titled “Dr. Smith’s Lectures on Psychopathology” in which I described depression in all its flavors. In fact, I likened …

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How Much Money Do Therapists Make?

Whether you’re a graduate student who is hoping to make some money some day or a fully licensed and experienced therapist, you may be wondering how much money do therapists make?  I provide some ideas on the type of therapy that are reimbursed.  https://drsmiththerapy.com/specialties/  Ignore the horror stories from the guy on the street corner.  Before …

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Starting therapy

How To Find The Right Therapist

There are four W’s and one H in how to find the right therapist:  when, where, who, why, how much When should you get therapy?  Well, there is the easy answer:  when people tell you that you need one!  But that probably won’t tell you exactly when to seek therapy.  It’s when you can’t shake …

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Five Ways to Rewrite Your Story

Find The Strengths in Your Past Write Your Personal Story Unpack Memories When You’re Ready Bullies and Cockroaches Marriage Counseling Can Help Here are five ways to rewrite your story with a different ending.  The old stories keep you depressed and anxious and stuck in the quicksand of old stories.  Let new stories replace the tears …

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