Stress is a natural response to major events and situations in our life. A little stress is okay while it remains manageable, but if stress begins to affect your everyday life, it may be time to consider stress therapy. If you’re wondering how stress therapy works, it’s similar to standard therapy, with a heavy focus on stress, anxiety, and how these affect your life overall. You meet with a … [Read more...] about Stress Therapy and How it Works at Philly Family Life Counseling LLC
Families are often complicated. When it comes to your family, you may find nobody who loves you as much – but also nobody with whom you have as many conflicts. Fighting within families is common, but when the fighting in your family disrupts your daily lives, prevents healthy personal growth, and threatens the relationships you share, it may be time to consider the benefits of family therapy. At … [Read more...] about What Are the Benefits of Family Therapy?
There is no doubt that this pandemic is taking a toll on the mental health of frontline workers, first responders and last responders. Doctors, nurses, paramedics, grocery store employees, warehouse workers, delivery persons, and other essential workers have been burdened with the responsibility of saving lives and continuing to work so others can stay home safely. When a crisis on this scale … [Read more...] about Mental Health and Frontline Workers: What Happens When the Panic Fades?
When you get WLS, you have expectations that you’ll keep the weight off. Unfortunately, for about 15% of people, that’s not the case. This can feel frustrating, depressing, and stressful. If you’re one of the people who has experienced an unsuccessful bariatric surgery, you may be looking for WLS support groups. At Philly Family Life Counseling LLC, our WLS support group is for people in all … [Read more...] about Philly Family Life Counseling LLC and Recovering from WLS
Couples counseling is a great tool and experience that can help couples develop healthy habits, foundations, and expectations when it comes to their relationship. However, for same-sex couples, it’s important to find gay-friendly couples counseling. Finding a therapist that understands both the nuances and experiences of LGBT couples is essential. At Philly Family Life Counseling LLC, Dr. Devers … [Read more...] about Gay-Friendly Couples Counseling at Philly Family Life Counseling LLC
When we go through personal crises, we typically lean on our support systems to get us through. What do you do when the crisis involves isolating yourself from those support systems? Social distancing and social isolation are essential right now to protect our physical health, but our mental health is just as important. When we go through global crises such as pandemics and natural disasters, it’s … [Read more...] about Mental Health During COVID-19 and Other Crises