Can Social Media Affect a Woman’s Self-esteem and Increase Stress and Anxiety?

It’s no secret—girls tend to feel anxiety at higher rates than guys. As a counselor, I see a disproportionate number of women on a weekly basis who struggle with anxiety, from slightly distressing to severe and debilitating. Balancing the demands … Continue reading

Part 1: Codependency: What is it and how can I tell if is ruining my relationships?

When a relationship is in balance, it can be a source of strength and comfort. Sometimes, however, relationships become unbalanced, causing one person to depend very heavily on the relationship to meet their emotional needs. Falling into this pattern, known … Continue reading