• Depression and the Brain

    Posted on July 23, 2013 by in Depression

    Remember the old saw, “It’s never too late to have a happy childhood?” Brain research offers hope that this statement has some truth to it. Think about it, where does your childhood exist now? In your memories, right? How can you have a happy childhood, whatever your chronological age? Change your memories! “What?”, you wonder. […]

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  • What Triggers Your Anxiety?

    Posted on July 16, 2013 by in Anxiety

    We all experience anxiety and sometimes that’s a good thing. Being anxious about getting good marks on a test or performance review motivates us to study or work hard. Being anxious about performing well in athletics or public speaking helps us practice. At times anxiety can overwhelm us and cause distress. We over think, ruminate, […]

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  • Sunlight and Depression

    Posted on July 9, 2013 by in Depression

    Depression can suck the joy right out of our lives. We focus on negatives rather than gratitude, become fearful rather than generous, and forget about who and what we love. We isolate from others, withdraw into ourselves and before we know it sad, worthless feelings permeate our being. Our culture is big on taking antidepressants […]

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  • What Is Psychotherapy?

    Posted on June 28, 2013 by in Psychotherapist Rockville MD

    Cathy Roberts, MS, LCPC What Is Psychotherapy? The short answer: A healing relationship. The long answer: Healing conversations between a skilled professional counselor and a person seeking solutions to problems or relief from symptoms. In psychotherapy, people get to safely explore their thoughts and feelings, look at habits and patterns, talk about how the past […]

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