Setting Boundaries with Friends & Loved Ones - The Becoming Counseling

I started taking anti-anxiety medication two years ago, but I wish I’d started taking them 10 years ago. You never know what life can be like on the other side of healing, until you’re finally there. Having been trained as a therapist, I knew the criteria for a formal diagnosis of Anxiety with Panic Attacks.…

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Families endure challenging situations together, and overcoming these difficulties sometimes requires outside assistance. When you and your loved ones are experiencing such circumstances, you may wonder what the options are for help. Learning more about family counseling and how it works can assist in developing an understanding of this type of treatment.    What Family…

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Anxiety

Understanding Anxiety Everyone experiences anxiety at some point. Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stressful situations. Stress is brought on by triggers, or things that activate the stress. Triggers can be meeting new people, taking tests, or starting a new job, etc. It is important to understand what your triggers are to get a…

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Self Medication

Self Medication Basics As many as 60 percent of those who struggle with substance use disorder have a co-occurring mental health disorder (e.g. depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc.). Many of these addicted individuals are not aware that they have a mental health disorder because of their self medication habits.  Self medication is when an individual has…

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In this digital day and age, social media plays a huge part in the daily life of many people. At this point, you and practically everyone you know probably has at least one account on a social media platform, whether that be Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or something else. However, while most people simply enjoy…

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A Letter From Wes Cain - The Becoming Counseling

Dear Family, Friends, and Colleagues, I hope this email finds you doing very well! I wanted to touch base to let you know that I recently started a counseling organization called The Becoming: Counseling and Wellness, PLLC. It began as my private practice, but over the last 6 months, we have expanded and are now…

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