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11 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep by Ken Goodman, LCSW
Having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? This article reveals 16 tips that will help you fall asleep fast, sleep through the night, and awaken refreshed and ready to face the day with confidence.  More

 

The False Beliefs That Cause You to Procrastinate by Ken Goodman, LCSW
We all procrastinate from time to time. But when procrastinating becomes a habit, it can lead to unnecessary stress and anxiety. Discover the false beliefs that cause us to put things off and learn how to stop procrastinating and start doing. More

 

16 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress by Erika Krueger, MFT
By incorporating these easy to do techniques into your daily routine you can help reduce your stress and better manage your stress levels throughout the year. More

 

What is Social Phobia? by Ken Goodman, LCSW
Social Phobia, also know as Social Anxiety Disorder, is an anxiety disorder that causes you to have an excessive and unreasonable fear of social situations. It’s normal for us to… More

 

What is Panic Disorder? by Ken Goodman, LCSW
Panic Disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by unexpected and recurring panic attacks. A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that…  More

 

What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder? by Ken Goodman, LCSW
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is best characterized by frequent or constant worry, anxiety, and tension even when there is minimal or no cause. People who… More

 

 What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? by Ken Goodman, LCSW
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, (OCD) is characterized by obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are persistent thoughts that produce a lot of anxiety. Compulsions… More

 

What are Phobias? by Ken Goodman, LCSW
There are over 200 phobias, most with names that are difficult to pronounce.  But at their core, phobias are essentially situational anxiety. A person feels anxious in response to… More

 

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? by Ken Goodman
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PSD) is an anxiety disorder that develops after one experiences or witnesses a traumatic event, such as a physical, emotional or… More

 

Why Anger Can Be A Good Thing by Molly Lyda, MA, MFT Intern
Anger gets a bad rap. It always gets blamed for those explosive outbursts you hear about in the news, road rage, post office shootings, and domestic disturbances. I wouldn’t want to be blamed for all those things. More