Setting a goal for the New Year? Here’s are some wise words for making your resolution stick, and how a counselor in Northeast Philadelphia can help. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark … [Read more...] about New Year, New You! Tips for Making Your Resolution Stick
The classical and traditional view of addiction defines it as the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. Do you believe you have an addiction? Are you ready to stop? Dr. Gene Devers of Philly Family Life Counseling in Northeast Philadelphia provides a solutions approach to addiction counseling. Addictive behaviors are the key to the problems! Does … [Read more...] about The Importance of Addiction Counseling
Looking for a Philadelphia career counselor? At Philly Family Life, Dr. Devers can help you find your true calling and move toward fulfillment. Are you considering a career change? Should you be considering a career change? Do you have the desire to grow in your place of employment and don’t know how? Are you lost about which career path is best for you? Can you imagine another job out … [Read more...] about Benefits of Career Counseling
At some time or another, we all experience grief. Grief is a natural reaction to a loss: death of a loved one, loss of a job, sometimes even a lost election. Yet despite the fact that we all go through it, no one’s experience of grief is the same as anyone else’s. Grieving is a unique process that’s extremely variable in its intensity, persistence and expression depending upon the person going … [Read more...] about Who Needs Grief Counseling?
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. - Albert Einstein Finally graduating from high school, college, or grad school after years of hard work, all-night study sessions, and unforgettable parties, marrying the love of your life, losing the love of your life, moving across country to a strange new city, earning a promotion at work, preparing for retirement, … [Read more...] about Life Transition Counseling
Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. Some anxiety can even be a good thing, empowering us to perform at a high level in situations that demand our best. But how much anxiety is too much? When have we crossed the line between helpful and harmful? Everyone is different, so the capacity to handle anxiety varies from person to person. Nonetheless, certain behaviors and symptoms can be … [Read more...] about How Much Anxiety is Too Much?