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What Is a Christian Trauma Therapist?

Experiencing trauma and all of its complexities is an inescapable part of being human. We were created to shoulder all the burdens of this life and consider their meanings carefully. […]

The Ultimate Guide to Different Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are more prevalent than you might think, especially in today’s day and age. According to statistics, almost 20 percent of American adults struggled with an anxiety disorder in […]

How Christian Anxiety Counseling Works

There’s been a 25% increase in worldwide anxiety and depression. More than ever, people are feeling worried about the present and the future. Are you wondering how to address mental […]

30 Fun Online Dating Questions in 2023

(This is a guest post by an author who doesn’t work at Grace Psychological Services) Dating apps have made our love lives a lot easier. Yet, it’s not always a […]

What is Play Therapy and How Does it Benefit Children?

Play Therapy Explained Play therapy is a type of psychotherapy that uses play and creative activities as a way of communication and expression for children. It is well-established in research […]

What is Child Therapy and How CBT is an Effective Therapy for Kids

What is Child Therapy and its Benefits? Child therapy, also known as pediatric or child mental health therapy, is a type of counseling specifically designed to help children and adolescents […]

An Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that can be used to treat anxiety disorders. Research shows that it is one of the most effective forms of therapy […]

What is Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and how does it work for depression

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of psychological therapy that helps people change negative thinking and behavior patterns. CBT is based on the theory that our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors […]

Contempt: The Biggest Predictor of Divorce

A Marriage Counselor Explains Contempt In my previous posts, I wrote about the first two of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse that destroy marriages: criticism and defensiveness. Today, I’m [...]

Comparing Trauma Therapies: Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure

When it comes to therapy and mental health treatment, there is not a one-size-fits-all approach. There is a wide variety of effective therapy options out there, and we have a [...]

Emotional Abuse

What Is Emotional Abuse? Emotional abuse is a way someone exerts power over the other by employing approaches such as criticizing, blaming, humiliating, threatening, and manipulation through the victim's emotions. [...]

Don’t Let Fear of Intimacy Prevent Growth in Your Marriage.

What is Fear of Intimacy? According to marriage counseling experts, fear of intimacy is one of the many enemies of growth in marriage. Intimacy itself can be defined as physical [...]

Coping with Anxiety: Can Certain Foods Increase Anxiety?

Many people view mental health as separate from physical health. As if the mind and body were individual entities, functioning as their own. But that’s incorrect. The mind and body [...]

Validation: How to Empathize with Your Spouse and Why It’s Important in a Marriage

Validation: How to Empathize with Your Spouse and Why It’s Important in a Marriage Can you recall the last time you were working through something difficult, and all you wanted [...]

Controlling marriage counseling Louisville Gottman

Controlling: What Does it Mean and How Can Marriage Counseling Help? Have you found yourself caught up in marriage with a controlling spouse? The truth is there are several ways [...]

Defensiveness: How the Blame Game can Destroy Communication

A Marriage Counselor explains Defensiveness In my last post, I spoke about the first of four communication patterns, criticism, that are destructive in a marriage.  These are called the Four [...]

Criticism: A Toxin that Destroys Marriages. Stop it Before it Kills Yours.

Do you and your spouse wrestle to communicate your needs without shouting or intense anger?  Maybe you and your spouse attack the other’s personality or character leading to chaos or […]