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Nervous About Starting Individual Counseling? Here’s What to Expect

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So you’re thinking about starting individual counseling...If you’ve never experienced a counseling session before, you might be a bit apprehensive.Oftentimes, the uncertainty of going to counseling is more about the fear of the unknown and not knowing what to expect than anything else. When you’re more familiar with the process of counseling, it  can help alleviate some of the pre-session anxiety and help you feel more comfortable during the first few sessions. Your experience will differ depending on the counselor or the practice you choose, but here are a few things you can expect from a first counseling session.Once you’ve found a counselor you want to work with, it can be a good idea to prepare for the experience. On our website, we’ve included a specific page to help our clients know what to expect, from how to go about scheduling an appointment to what to do when you arrive for the first counseling session. Check out your counselor’s website to see if they provide this informati…

It’s fall, y’all! Head to the blog for 3 ways to invest in your relationship this season. From scheduling a Halloween date night to attending an event meant for couples, like our Creating Connection Couples Retreat coming up October 20th, it's important to show your relationship some love this month!⠀ πŸ’™⠀ What are some of your favorite ways to spend time with your partner this season?⠀ πŸ’™⠀ #austintx #atx #austin #austintexas #austinwedding #atxwedding #keepaustinwed #igaustintexas #couplegoals #launchwellnessmember #austinmentalhealth #relationships #couplestherapy #couplescounseling #marriagecounseling #couplescounseling #marriage #counseling #growth #atxtherapy #atxcounseling #therapistlife #mentalhealth #therapy #psychotherapy #couplesretreat #daydate #halloween #couplegoals #bridals

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3 Ways to Invest in Your Relationship This October

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It’s fall, y’all! The changing weather forces us to slow down and spend a little more time inside. Fall is a time for family, a time for friends, and also a time to reflect. To reflect on ourselves and on the state of our relationships. Though couples counseling is a great way to invest in your partnership, it isn’t the only way. Instead, you may choose to schedule a routine date night to keep your friendship strong, or you could attend an event meant for couples, like our Creating Connection Couples Retreat.Investing in your relationship is about evaluating what you need and making these relationship needs a priority. How are things with you and your partner? Are you feeling connected and on the same page? Are you paying enough attention to your relationship to keep it sound?Slowing down during the fall provides a great opportunity to refocus and increase your connection with your partner. Here are 3 ways you can invest in your relationship this October.1) Plan for the holidaysNow is…

As mental health counselors, we're always looking for effective methods to integrate mind-body wellness and supplement talk therapy. Acupuncture is one avenue we’ve found to be effective for many of our therapy clients struggling with depression, anxiety, and more. Meet our go-to Austin acupuncturist, TK Largey, of Teak Acupuncture.⠀ πŸ’™⠀ #austintx #atx #austin #austintexas #igaustintexas #launchwellnessmember #austinmentalhealth #relationships #counseling #growth #atxtherapy #atxcounseling #therapistlife #mentalhealth #therapy #psychotherapy #acupuncture #anxiety #anxietyrelief #depression #depressionhelp #mindbodywellness #holistichealing #holistichealth #holisticliving

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How Acupuncture Can Help Your Mental Health | with TK Largey

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As mental health counselors, we’re always looking for effective methods to integrate mind-body wellness and supplement talk therapy. Acupuncture is one avenue we’ve found to be effective for many of our therapy clients struggling with depression, anxiety, and more. Meet our go-to Austin acupuncturist, TK Largey, of Teak Acupuncture.Tell us a bit about who you are and what you do.Hi! I’m an acupuncturist working in South Austin who specializes in working with anxiety, stress, trauma, and mood disorders.  What are your passions and hobbies?I am a giant young adult fiction fan! I can remember sitting in the young adult section of a bookstore when I was about fourteen, looking over at the adult book section, and panicking a little that I was going to have to stop reading YA books when I got a few years older. Then I just decided that I was going to keep reading YA literature no matter how old I got, and I have! I do read other things too, of course, but there’s something about that vulner…

Here are 2 things you need to know about relationships this week, from the impacts of social media to the effects of certain emotions on physical health!⠀ πŸ’™ ⠀ #austintx #atx #austin #austintexas #austinwedding #atxwedding #keepaustinwed #igaustintexas #couplegoals #launchwellnessmember #austinmentalhealth #relationships #couplestherapy #couplescounseling #marriagecounseling #couplescounselling #marriage #counseling #growth #atxtherapy #atxcounseling #therapistlife #mentalhealth #therapy #psychotherapy

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