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Anna McElearney
Anna McElearney
Helping Couples Build Stronger Relationships

Thank you for your question. It's completely normal and natural to feel nervous before a therapy session. Many people... more

Viktoria Ivanova
Viktoria Ivanova
You are a warrior! Every day you wake and face the excitement and challenges of the world. At times, we all need a guide to get us through the tough times on our life journey. Together, we will decipher mysteries of life.

Hi there,  Thank you for your question. It's absolutely ok to feel nervous going to therapy. I have experienced anxiety... more

Lauren Goldstein
Lauren Goldstein
GLBTQ Affirmative Relationship Therapist for individuals and couples

"Normal" can be an insidious word to use because it can undermine your sense of worth.  It implies there's one... more

Vivian D. Echevarria Guzman, MSC, LPC, NCC
Vivian D. Echevarria Guzman, MSC, LPC, NCC
Bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor

Depending on your daughter’s age, this could be a learning disability.  I suggest contacting the school counselor and... more

Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
I tailor my therapeutic approach to each client's strengths and goals

It's hard to tell from the information that you were able to provide here, but talk with her elementary school a... more

Mindy Ross
Mindy Ross
We get there together one step at a time.

There could be a number of things going on here. For instance, have her eyes been checked by an optometrist? She might... more

Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
I tailor my therapeutic approach to each client's strengths and goals

I'm sorry that you are having a difficult time. I wonder about how your friendships are in person. If you get along well... more

Earl Lewis
Earl Lewis
Relationship Expert

Sorry to hear your friends aren't responding to you. If these friends are in-person as well as online, perhaps going to... more

Sherry Katz
Sherry Katz
Couples and Family Therapist, LCSW

Let yourself know what you feel.    There is no timetable or known length of how much time a particular person requires... more

Lauren Goldstein
Lauren Goldstein
GLBTQ Affirmative Relationship Therapist for individuals and couples

The best way to move on is to give yourself sufficient time and space away from your ex so you can heal.  That means no... more

Viktoria Ivanova
Viktoria Ivanova
You are a warrior! Every day you wake and face the excitement and challenges of the world. At times, we all need a guide to get us through the tough times on our life journey. Together, we will decipher mysteries of life.

Hi,  Break ups can be very devastating and even traumatic. Recovering from one is a process that is unique for everyone... more

David Alpert
David Alpert
Enlightened Care

First of all, I am sorry that you have been missing out on your childhood. It may help you to know that many of us feel... more

Keisha Helms
Keisha Helms
MS Counseling Psychology

Hi there. Being 15 years old can be a very difficult time in your teenage life. I remember when I was 15 and how I often... more

Kristi King-Morgan, LMSW
Kristi King-Morgan, LMSW
Social Worker, Psychotherapist

Teenage years are rough for anyone, and this is a time for self-discovery and experimentation. Having older parents can... more

Cimberly R. Nesker
Cimberly R. Nesker
Registered Psychotherapist (3579)

Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.) is a term that reflects how many people are affected by the changing seasons... more

Richie (Yerachmiel)  Donowitz
Richie (Yerachmiel) Donowitz
Experienced - Compassionate- Measurable Results

Light therapy is very helpful. You are not alone. The name for the condition is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). You... more

Frank Theus
Frank Theus
MA, LPC, NCC, CSAT

Thank you for sharing. It seems like since the "winter blues" happens to you every year it may also be impacting your... more

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