Grief is a complex emotion that might be the result of a wide variety of experiences in your life. We can experience grief because of losing someone close to us because of death or a separation, a lost job, a big change in our lives, and many other reasons. Feeling grief because of these experiences is natural. However, if grief is beginning to overwhelm you, it may be time for counseling. Dr. … [Read more...] about Grief and Daily Life
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?
Choosing to separate from your spouse or partner can be one of the most difficult and complicated decisions of your relationship. Separation counseling invites a licensed therapist to walk alongside both of you during this time of life. Your counseling sessions can take place individually, together, or a mix of both. Every couple's journey through separation is different and Philly Family Life … [Read more...] about When is the Right Time for Separation Counseling?
Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences a family can go through. Whether you’ve lost a grandparent, parent, spouse, sibling, or child, bereavement is emotionally devastating. The depth of grief experienced even with the loss of a pet can be surprising. Seeking a trusted therapist who will treat you with sensitivity and compassion is often the first step toward finding joy … [Read more...] about How Bereavement Counseling Can Help