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What impact does a divorce have on children?

    Divorce rates have declined recently throughout the United States.   However, divorce is still a common occurrence that can have serious consequences for adults and children.   It is also very normal to think about divorce and its consequences.   What impact, specifically, does divorce have on children?   Below are answers to

Anger Issues: Causes, Effects, and Solutions

    Introduction   Anger is an often misunderstood emotion. People often consider anger to be a “bad” emotion, or one that is unnecessary. This belief, though, contributes to people having issues controlling their anger or using their anger for good.   That is because it insists we suppress an emotion instead of accepting it

What is a Sexless Marriage and Are You In One?

  No couple imagines on the day they get married that someday they will stop having sex. Yet, 15 to 20 percent of all couples experience long periods of time where they are no longer sexually intimate.     If this is a situation you find yourself in, read below to learn more about sexless

Postpartum Depression, How Do You Know If You Have It?

      Introduction Bringing a new child into the family can be a joyous experience. Yet, many mothers find themselves feeling depressed for a long time following the birth. This mental illness, called Postpartum Depression, must be understood by any expecting mother. Learn below about what Postpartum Depression (PPD) is, and how it affects

What is EMDR and How Does It Work?

   What is EMDR and how does it work? Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR, is a highly effective, safe, and cost-effective method for people whom are looking for healing from a psychological trauma in their past. Considered by many to be a cutting-edge approach to treating mental health, EMDR is quickly revolutionizing how therapy

What is an Emotional Affair and Am I In One?

    Emotional affairs are common, intense, and pose a significant threat to marriages and committed relationships. Learn more about what emotional cheating is, how to know if you or a loved one is being emotionally unfaithful, and how to address emotional affairs.   Table of Contents (click on a question below to be directed

Is it Normal to Think about Divorce?

      Yes, it is normal to think about divorce. If you or your partner have had thoughts of divorce but are not ready to leave the relationship it may be worth talking to a couples therapist to explore what is fueling these thoughts.       Table of Contents (click on a question

What qualifies as a drug addiction?

    Learn what cutting edge science, and our resident expert at ALL IN Therapy Clinic, define as a drug addiction   Equipped with a better understanding of what Drug Abuse and Substance Abuse Disorders entail, you can make a more informed decision about your health and body.        Table of Contents (click