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8 Reasons to Go to Counseling

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There are many reasons people seek out counseling. Some use counseling to process relationship issues or to heal after a painful divorce or breakup. Some start counseling when they’re experiencing anxiety that’s interfering with their job or challenging relationships. Many people go when their self-esteem is low and they wish to get to a more confident place, while others turn to counseling when they are stressed and overwhelmed or are working through grief after a significant loss.Struggles and rough patches in life are inevitable, and there are times where seeking the help of a licensed counselor can help you through a difficult time. We’ve talked about some of the life events that lead people to seek help, but how do you know it’s time to make a counseling appointment?Here are a few reasons you might seek counseling.1) You feel stuckOh, that dreaded stuck feeling! When you feel stuck, it can feel hopeless... like no matter what you try, it will never change, and things will never g…

Everyone has struggles in life, and there may come a time when you wonder if you're at a point where you should consider counseling. People choose to seek counseling for a variety of reasons. Check out the blog for 8 common reasons to start the search for a counselor.⠀ 💙⠀ #austintx #austintxlife #austintexas#austinblogger #austinlife#individualtherapy #austinmentalhealth #launchwellnessmember #therapy#counseling #growth #personalgrowth #challenges #personalgrowth #wellness #anxiety #depression

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Wedding planning is stressful! Premarital counseling doesn't have to be! Join us for our Premarital Couples Retreat on March 20th at the Bluff Trail House in South Austin. Find out more and register on our website (link in profile).⠀ .⠀⠀ #austintx #atx #austin #austintexas #austinwedding #atxwedding #austinweddingphotos #keepaustinwed #austinbridalphotos #igaustintexas #bridals #austinevents #couplegoals #austinworkshop #austinretreat #pin #launchwellnessmember #austinmentalhealth #relationships #daydate #getaway

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Creating Your 2018 Holiday Vision

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The holiday season has officially begun! It seems like most people experience the month of December as a wild and crazy marathon of events, sometimes full of stress or anxiety. Many people are wrapping up their year at work, making appearances at holiday parties, and traveling near and far to visit friends or family. We do our best to navigate this busy time, but it’s easy to get lost in the hustle bustle! Oftentimes, we end up feeling burnt out and like we didn’t get what we wanted or needed from the holidays.With another week of celebration ahead of us, there’s still time! It can be helpful to take some time to think about what the holiday season means to you and what you wish to treasure and value about this time of year.Decide on the values that support your vision for the holidaysA value is something that feels personally important to the way you live and work. We’re able to choose our values by exploring what makes us happy and helps us feel satisfied with our life. When what we…

The holidays can bring up so much stress, anxiety, and guilt. This holiday season, one way you can help combat these feelings is by taking a step back to examine how your values and feelings match up with the messages you send yourself about what you "should" be doing. In our latest blog post, Cat gives you a simple formula for doing just that. (Link in profile)⠀⠀ 💙⠀ #austintx #austintxlife #austintexas #austinblogger #austinlife #individualtherapy #austinmentalhealth #launchwellnessmember #therapy #counseling #growth #challenges #personalgrowth #wellness

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6 Reasons to Give Couples Counseling a Try

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1) You want to set your relationship or marriage up for successCouples counseling isn’t just for married couples. You can go to couples counseling to help improve your relationship at any stage. In fact, it’s a great way to potentially prevent future problems. Whether you’re in a dating relationship, you’re engaged and want to participate in premarital counseling, or you’re in the early stages of your marriage, couples counseling can help set your relationship up for success.2) You need help communicating calmlyAll couples have conflict. It’s normal, natural, and it can be functional. The idea is not to have zero conflict at all, but it’s about communicating through conflict in a way that you can each be heard and hear one another. Couples counselors will be able to help you identify areas where you’re getting stuck, potentially leading to escalation, and offer you tools for working through conflict differently to de-escalate and have more productive conversations.3) Your sex life cou…