While you may have developed anxiety at a young age or have deep-seeded reasons for your anxious thinking, anxiety is a present-tense feeling that needs present-tense solutions. When anxiety arises, it’s important to be prepared to meet these strong emotions, accept them, and develop the necessary skills to manage and process anxiety in the moment.…

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Going off to college has always been a potentially stress-inducing time for young people, but over the past few years, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has caused increasing levels of stress and anxiety for college students. As these challenges don’t seem to be going away any time soon, it’s essential that young people begin to…

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How Anticipation is Ruining Your Good Times For centuries, humans have talked about the fact that there is joy to be found in anticipation. Sometimes, the waiting for something to come is better than the thing itself. For so many of us, anticipation is hope for something good. It’s planning for and expecting joy, but…

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Are You Secretly Anxious About Returning to “Normalcy” with Continued COVID Concerns? Over the summer, many people started to return to some sense of “normalcy” in a post-coronavirus disease (COVID-19) world. Even so, people found themselves struggling to feel safe and ready to face the return to workplaces, social events, and other situations where interacting…

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Preparing for the Grief of College Transition When students go away to college for the first time, they are often overwhelmed with emotions. Feeling excited to explore their newfound freedom and independence is what most young people think about before the semester begins. Many new college students are surprised to discover that, upon arriving at…

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My passion is to help you … Heal from trauma  Work through anxiety & depression Navigate relationship issues …so you can go from struggling to thriving! 1. What is your counseling specialty? I would say working with clients who need to heal from trauma and regain their sense of self and autonomy is my specialty;…

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Making Self-Care Part of Your Life not a Break from It Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people on my socials seemed to be talking non-stop about self-care. They were showing off their moisturizing face masks, sharing videos while they were learning to use gua sha facial tools, and talking about making time for meditation and yoga.…

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Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns facing college students today. While experiencing some anxiety during the numerous transitions involved in going away to college is undoubtedly normal, many college students in the United States report feeling overwhelming amounts of anxiety, which can be dangerous and unhealthy.  Anxiety is characterized by the tendency…

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Many people struggling with depression feel stuck, unsure of what to do or how to move forward. Counseling, medication, and mental health programs are not always available or affordable, and taking big steps can feel even more difficult for someone with depression. Lansing Counseling is a counseling and psychotherapy practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan, made up of a…

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