Category: Therapy

21 Sep
substance abuse counseling addiction treatment wilmington nc

Make a Change, Part 5

You made it to Part 5 of the LMV Counseling’s Make a Change series.  You’re killing it! Way to hang in there and way to keep coming back. If you’re coming across this guide for the first time, we recommend you start at part 1 and walk through the series. Trust us- there are some […]

14 Sep
addiction treatment substance abuse counseling quitting smoking wilmington nc

Make a Change, Part 4

Alrighty, you are in it to win it!  Welcome to part 4 of our series, Make a Change.  LMV Counseling supports you and is your cheerleader the whole way! No judgement. Whatever changes you have decided to make to improve your health and life are incredible. You got this! Ready for those next steps? Here […]

07 Sep
substance abuse counseling addiction treatment wimington nc

Make a Change, Part 3

Congratulations on completing part 1 and part 2 of making a change.  You’re at the point where you have evaluated whether it’s worth it to make a change and decided it’s worth exploring further.  LMV Counseling is here to continue to learn how to make those small steps to change. How much is too much? […]

02 Sep
substance abuse counseling addiction treatment wilmington nc

Make a Change, Part 2

Do I need to make a change? Welcome back to part 2 of this guide.  If this is the first time you’re stopping in, feel free to revisit part 1 of this guide and come back to continue with part 2.  Here at LMV Counseling we believe that counseling is a collaborative process.  You set […]

09 Aug
women's health depression therapy wilmington nc

Depression in Women: 5 Things You Should Know

Being sad is a normal reaction to difficult times in life. But usually, the sadness goes away with a little time. Depression is different—it is a medical condition that may cause severe symptoms that can affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities like sleeping, eating, or working. Depression is more common among women […]

03 Jun
substance abuse counseling wilmington, nc

Trigger Awareness to help with Substance Abuse

What is a trigger for substance use? A trigger is a situation, event, or feeling that happens and causes an individual to want to use substances.  Triggers are categorized into two types: internal and external.  Triggers can occur for individuals who use substances occasionally and to those who use daily.  Increasing our awareness of what […]

04 May
therapy in wilmington nc reasons why people don't start therapy

5 Reasons Why People Don’t Start Therapy

Therapy is a big step for most people. For some, having a loved one suggest therapy may feel like an insult.  Despite the progress we’ve made surrounding mental health stigma, it still exists.  Many people are quick to see a doctor if they are having nagging back pain but will put therapy off for years […]

27 Apr
online counseling near me

Tips for Online Counseling

Our world is rapidly moving forward in the digital age.  Healthcare has notoriously been behind on keeping up with the changing landscape.  LMV Counseling is keeping up with these trends and offers private, confidential online counseling.  We often encounter hesitation about online counseling and many people wonder if it even works.  We’ll outline ways to […]