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Real-Life Monsters

By Krista Bassani, LPC Associate / October 27, 2022

October is mostly associated with spooky ghosts, scary skeletons, and excesses of candy the likes of Willy Wonka have never seen. However, October is also domestic violence awareness month, which shines a light on the real-life monsters that exist in all shapes and forms. These monsters are more common than you may think with domestic […]

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The Thing We Don’t Talk About

By Krista Bassani, LPC Associate / October 27, 2022

Trigger Warning: suicide September comes with many things: fall leaves, cooler temperatures, and children back at school. Another topic you may have coincided with in September is Suicide Awareness month. Posts statistics and facts are posted all over social media during this month, but what does it really mean to have suicidal thoughts? What is […]

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This or That?

By Krista Bassani, LPC Associate / July 27, 2022

We run into a lot of decisions throughout the course of our lives, from what to wear today to whether or not you should get married. Some decisions are easier than others, but for the most part, we are able to guide our lives reasonably toward the goal we are intending to achieve. Children, on […]

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Spinning Out of Control

By Krista Bassani, LPC Associate / July 5, 2022

Do you often feel like there are a million things going on in your mind? Like your brain is caught in the tornado from The Wizard of Oz, but there is no fairy godmother to swoop in and save you? Never fear because you are not alone. What is the tornado? Let’s start with breaking […]

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Shapeshifting Grief

By Krista Bassani, LPC Associate / June 14, 2022

What comes to mind when you think of the word grief? Most would say death or loss, which is an understandable connection. When a loved one passes, often hear about the “stages of grief” in relation to our experience. These stages are often outlined numerically as denial 2) anger 3) bargaining 4) depression and 5) […]

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Fact Check Your Feelings

By Krista Bassani, LPC Associate / May 9, 2022

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? I think most would say super strength or flying, maybe even invisibility. However, I would argue that possibly the most powerful superpower would be the ability to read minds. Hear me out. Think of a situation where you did not know what another person was […]

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Are you really ‘fine’?

By Krista Bassani, LPC Associate / March 28, 2022

Picture This You snoozed your alarm and now you are 30 minutes late for work. You’re rushing around, trying to pull yourself together, and beginning your day off to a rough start. In your whirlwind of trying to grab a bite of breakfast before heading out, an argument sparks with your partner who should have […]

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Meeting Your Needs

By Krista Bassani, LPC Associate / March 1, 2022

Imagine you are getting set up to participate in a meditative activity like yoga. The lighting is low, essential oils are wafting through the air, and you attempt to reach a sense of calm and mindfulness…but then your stomach growls. All of a sudden you are yanked out of your mindfulness state and plunged into […]

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