Monthly Archives: July 2012

Don’t Like Something Your Therapist Did or Said? Is it Time to Quit? Absolutely Not and Here’s Why!

Has your therapist done or said something that you don’t like or makes things more difficult for you. Here’s the big clue in how to handle this. Here you go, are you ready? This is a really well-kept secret. “Say … Continue reading

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Start A Gratitude Journal and Feel More Positive About Your Life

By Ilissa Banhazl, MFT- Many times I find that we focus more on the negative and difficult things in our life. Doing that can make you feel depressed and unhappy. We feel what we think! I suggest that you start … Continue reading

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Bikini Waxing for Girls Ages 11-14. Over-Sexualizing? What’s Your Opinion? I’ll Tell You Mine!

I heard last week on the news that some women were in an uproar about an ad offering a discount to girls ages 11 to 14 for a bikini wax. These women felt they were sexualizing girls at a young age. … Continue reading

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Is Your Child Cutting? Are you Sure?

By Ilissa Banhazl, MFT- Something new after the Baby Boomer Generation is young people cutting themselves. While working with many teens and younger children I have found that they are engaging in cutting behavior because they are in extreme pain … Continue reading

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