Posts Tagged ‘therapy’

What happens in Play Therapy?

Life Tree Counseling Kathleen Mills

“What’s Happening in There, Anyway?” In our office, many parents of our child patients often ask us: “What exactly is it that happens in play therapy? It just looks like you guys are playing, to me.” Naturally, playing is the essence of play therapy, but there is a lot more going on behind the scenes…

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Faith-Based Therapy: Does it Really Make a Difference?

Life Tree Counseling Kathleen Mills

Faith-Based Therapy Patients often ask me about the benefits that faith-based therapy offers over traditional therapy. Ultimately, the answer comes comes down to the individual, and how much faith factors into their daily lives. As therapists, we see many people seek our services because of some external circumstance, i.e., behavior of themselves or someone they…

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Journey to Recovery – Segment Three: Getting Support You Need

Getting the Support You Need for Recovery Before your start to recovery, You’ve realized you’re in trouble. You seem to be completely consumed–by alcohol. Or cocaine, or crystal meth, or heroin, or marijuana, or compulsive sex, or gambling, or compulsive overeating. And your life is a mess. Welcome to reality. This is where the rubber…

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ADHD: Combining Medication and Counseling

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

Beyond the Individual ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, has a reach that extends far beyond the afflicted person.  Much as conversation and companionship is spread across each seat at the dinner table, so are the unique challenges and difficulties posed by the disorder “passed around” by loved ones and family members.  When the burden…

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