Types of Anxiety Disorders, Part 2

October 1st, 2017|Parker Counselor|

In our previous blog, we began going over the different types of anxiety disorders. In this blog, we will continue our list. Phobias Phobias are intense fears about specific things, such as objects, animals, or certain scenarios. For example, one common phobia is arachnophobia, the fear of spiders. For people with this type of anxiety, [...]

Types of Anxiety Disorders

September 1st, 2017|Anxiety Treatment Parker|

It’s normal to experience anxiety from time to time, such as before a big test or when you’re searching for a new job. Everyone will experience anxiety in their life. However, many people in this country have an anxiety disorder, which means that they experience anxiety that goes above and beyond what is considered normal. [...]

The Link Between Anxiety and Control

July 15th, 2017|Therapist Parker|

  I used to think that if I was perfectly put together, if I had said and done all the right things that day, and if my personal relationships were good, my life would be in order and things were going to be alright. When I wasn’t perfectly put together, or I questioned something I [...]

How to Deal with Codependency

June 15th, 2017|Therapist Parker|

In our previous blog, we went over some of the top signs that someone may be codependent. If you suspect that you may be codependent, it’s okay. There are several ways to work through these feelings of codependency, and we would like to share those with you today. If you would like help working through [...]

Codependency, Part One: What Is It?

May 30th, 2017|Counseling Parker|

  You may have heard the term “codependent” thrown around, but what does it mean when it comes to interpersonal and romantic relationships? Codependency is defined as a characteristic of a person who belongs to a dysfunctional and one-sided relationship. This person relies on their partner to meet all of their needs—regardless of whether they [...]

Reasons to Seek Couples Counseling, Part 2

April 27th, 2017|Marriage Counseling Parker|

In our previous blog post, we talked about four great reasons why couples come see us for our marriage counseling services. If your communication has become negative, if one of you has had an affair, if the two of you seem to be just roommates, or if you just don’t know how to move forward [...]

Reasons to Seek Couples Counseling

April 15th, 2017|Marriage Counseling Parker|

When it comes to keeping your relationship strong and healthy, it’s important to be able to take a good look at the current state of your relationship and see what it needs. Have the two of you been communicating effectively? Have your problems been seeming more difficult to work through together than they were previously? [...]

Habits That May Indicate Anxiety

April 4th, 2017|Anxiety Treatment Parker|

  Everyone has a bad habit or two, but some of these habits may actually indicate that you struggle with anxiety. While most of these habits are not harmful in any way, others can lead to health issues, physical pain, and lowered self esteem. If you are searching for anxiety treatment to help you, it’s [...]

The Four Predictors of Divorce

March 21st, 2017|Marriage Counseling Parker|

When you enter a marriage, you take your vows under the assumption that nothing will ever tear the two of you apart - so what do you do when you start to feel distance growing between you? Marriage counseling is a great way to learn how to navigate these feelings and open up communication with [...]

The Secrets to Communication

March 5th, 2017|Counseling Parker|

When it comes to strengthening our relationships, we could all use a little more guidance. After all, no one is born having it all figured out, and everyone has different communication techniques and preferences. If you would like to learn more about your communication style and how to connect more effectively with the people in [...]