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Counseling Corner: Clear Up The Misconceptions Around Depression

We live in a world of instant information. You can go to the internet and google any set of symptoms and immediate have a list of possible diagnosis’. When it comes to depression, its important to get the facts and understand that a lot of the information you will come across will be false. Some of the most common misconceptions about depression are: 1) Depression is always hereditary 2) Depression is not common 3) If your life is good, you won’t have depression 4) If you have depression, you’ll never be happy 5) Medication and therapy are cures for depression Read more
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When Is It Right to Seek Depression Counseling?

Sometimes, we can feel down and out. Situations in our lives can happen that make us feel strong feelings of sadness, anxiety, and fear. When is it just feeling the blues or depression? Is it just a once in a while feeling, or do you find yourself feeling this way often? Depression has a way of sneaking up on its victims. If you are struggling with wondering if it is time to seek professional help from a depression counselor, here are some symptoms and signs you should not ignore. 1. Your Favorite Activity No Longer Brings You Joy Do you Read more
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Recognizing Self Esteem Issues In Your Teen And When To Get A Counselor Involved

The teenage years are some of the most difficult to manage in your entire life. Physical and emotional changes are rampant and it can be hard to keep up. You need to be able to recognize low self esteem in your teen as it can be an indicator of other issues such as anxiety or depression laying beneath the surface. Be on the lookout for these things with your teens and if you notice them, give a teen counselor a call today. 1. Avoiding Interaction With Others 2. Stops Making The Effort at Home and School 3. Exhibits Consistently Negative Read more
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How to Choose the Best Teen Counselor

Do you have a teen that is suffering from depression or anxiety? Perhaps your family physician has mentioned counseling to help your teen cope. Although you may feel a bit overwhelmed with the options available, there are plenty of counseling services and professionals to choose from. How do you choose the best teen counselor that fits the needs of your teen? Here are some tips on choosing a counselor that your teen will trust and learn from. Does the Counselor Specialize in Your Teen’s Needs? The counselor you ultimately choose should specialize in the needs of your teen. There are Read more
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Determining If Depression Counseling Is Right For You

Determining if depression counseling is for you is a big step. You’ll probably have some questions about diagnosing your depression, what counseling will be like and what outcomes you can expect. At Insight Child and Family Counseling we offer transparent counseling services with a focus on support and practical feedback. Whether you know you suffer from depression or you think you might, we can help you cope with your symptoms and pave a path towards healing. Contact us today at 972-426-9500 to schedule your first appointment. Or visit us online at www.ldscounselordfw.com for some free resources and a list of Read more
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Learn To Stop Depression Triggers With Counseling

The one thing that any professional in depression counseling isn’t surprised by is the number of adults who suffer from depression.  According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1 in 20 people over the age of 12 have experienced symptoms of moderate or severe depression.  Fortunately, many of these people have access to depression counseling that allows them to understand the reasons for their depression and that helps them to live with or overcome their symptoms and their disease.  Unfortunately, depression can rear its head without warning, even for those who have been through treatment.  If you Read more
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With Anxiety Counseling You Are Not Alone

Anxiety counseling can range from generalized anxiety to social phobias to post traumatic stress. Because Generalized Anxiety can occur in combination with depression or other medical problems or alcohol or substance abuse it can oftentimes be misdiagnosed or missed entirely when being evaluated by a professional.  Even if its just the thought of getting through your day that produces anxiety, call Insight Child & Family Counseling at 972-426-9500 for help on coping. If counseling makes you nervous or uncomfortable, visit our site for some free resources and to help you determine if counseling is the right next step for you. Read more
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Anxiety Counseling: 6 Ways To Deal With Your Anxiety

If you suffer from debilitating anxiety, counseling can help you to understand and cope with your anxiety-related issues.  Professional counseling, though an important part of your treatment, isn’t the only step you should take to live with and overcome your anxiety and its symptoms on a daily basis.  There are some self-help techniques you can use to alleviate or eliminate the physical and psychological symptoms of anxiety: 1 – Take A Break If you find yourself in a stressful situation – one that might trigger your anxiety – take yourself out of it, even if it’s just for a few minutes. Read more
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Enlist A Teen Counselor To Help Fight Cyber Addiction

As a teen counselor, I can tell you first hand that mobile devices and the internet in general are the cause of many issues for teens. From cyber bullying to pornography addiction, the internet can be a dangerous place for teenagers to spend their time. Its important for parents to have set rules on internet usage as far as what sites your teen views as well as the time they spend online everyday. Taking an active role in your child’s life can help you identify if they have symptoms of internet or cyber addiction. Be sure to look out for Read more
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Is It Time For Therapy From A Specialized Teen Counselor?

As a child and teen counselor, I know that children often have a difficult time handling stress in their lives.  And unfortunately for many youngsters, reasons for feeling stressed can be found just about everywhere – in school, at home and in their social groups.  School stressors include keeping up with school work, bullying and relationships with teachers and other authority figures.  At home, relationships with parents and siblings can cause stress; and in their social groups, stress can come from conflicts with friends or problems in dating relationships.  As a parent, it can be difficult to know when to Read more