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21 Jan
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Preparing for a Hurricane- Mental Health Edition

Transcription: Lets talk hurricane planning we have Hurricane Florence coming into Wilmington and of course that’s all anyone is talking about.  But I wanted to jump on here and talk to you guys about preparing for a hurricane if you are dealing with some mental health issues. Make sure you refill your psych medications. The […]

21 Jan
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Quick Tip to Manage Panic Attacks

Transcription: Hey yall! I’m here for a quick tip to give you on learning how to manage panic attacks.  I’m heard a lot from my friends, from my clients about how in the world do I manage a panic attack when I’m in the middle of it.  I wanted to hop on and give you […]

29 Dec
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Ways to Conquer High-Functioning Anxiety

What are repetitive thoughts and why might they be a sign of high-functioning anxiety? Repetitive thoughts are thoughts that are stuck in your head and play over and over again.  Many times repetitive thoughts are intrusive and occur when you are not expecting them to.  High level occupations and entrepreneurs often share the quality of […]

15 Dec
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Meet the Counselor- Lauren Vilar

What do you love most about therapy? Being a therapist excites and fulfills me. I truly believe it is what I was meant to do with my life.  I work a lot with people who have experienced some very difficult experiences in their lives and the absolute raw strength that they exhibit is nothing short […]

08 Dec
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A Letter to Mamas of NAS Babies

You found out that you were pregnant during one of the worst times in your life.  Perhaps, it was terrible timing.  You never wanted to be on opiates and be pregnant.  You’re terrified of the outcome, the withdrawal, the pregnancy, the judgement.  Yet you have a little bunch of cells growing within you and you […]

02 Dec
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Meet the Counselor- Jamie Washington

What do you love most about therapy? There are a lot of things that I love about therapy but I love the parallel process most.  What I mean by this is that I have learned a great deal about myself in helping other people become more aware of themselves. What are your specialties and how […]

24 Nov
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5 Tips to Stay Calm during the Holidays

Hallmark movies, the Christmas marketing machine, and carols display a happy family and home that set our expectations high for the holiday season. In reality, many people do not have wonderful memories or exciting plans for the holidays. It can be a stressful time.    Here are some tips to help you make your season […]

17 Nov
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Meet the counselor- Dillon Epley

What do you love most about therapy? I love being a part of the ‘aha moment,’ when someone finds a positive new understanding about themselves, their relationship, or a problem in their life. It’s a beautiful thing to witness. What are your specialties and how are you different from other therapists? I choose to only […]