EMOTIONAL EATING

EMOTIONAL EATING What Triggers the Feeding Frenzy? By Steve B. Reed, L.P.C., L.M.F.T. Nita is an expert at losing weight. She has lost the same 50 pounds over and over again. She has tried all the fad diets, diet pills and diet centers. She is on a weight gain/loss roller coaster. […] Read more »

ALONE IN THE CROWD

Alone In The Crowd How to Overcome Urban Isolation By Steve B. Reed, L.P.C., L.M.F.T. The pain of loneliness never knew a stranger. It is the constant companion of many a solitary soul. In this massive urban sprawl, the shadow of isolation is upon countless individuals. Most of us have […] Read more »

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SELF-ESTEEM

How to Improve Your Self-Esteem: Even if you are caught in a web of negative thinking. By Steve B. Reed, L.P.C., L.M.S.W., L.M.F.T. One of my clients recently came to the conclusion that her mind was like an Internet of web sites.  She said, “But some of my web sites […] Read more »

Traditional Counseling

Traditional Counseling Traditional counseling approaches can help those who need to talk through issues, process experiences, and gain insight & understanding. Some people need to be heard, understood or simply experience the healing gift of being accepted as you are.  Others want guidance, personal or relationship coaching and access to […] Read more »

BENEATH MANY OF LIFE’S PROBLEMS LIES: A Lack of Love

A Lack of Love Lies Beneath Many of Life’s Problems By Steve B. Reed, L.P.C., L.M.F.T.   An Early Lack Of Love: Jill’s experience of childhood neglect has left invisible scars that she is still trying to heal.  “If I was not worthy of time and affection,” Jill concludes, “I […] Read more »

CONFESSIONS OF A SERIAL RESCUER

Confessions of a Serial Rescuer On The Road To A Functional Relationship By Steve B. Reed, L.P.C., L.M.F.T. Alicia said, “I’m a serial rescuer. I’ve rescued before, I feel like I will do it again.” This was the first time in all my years in the mental health field that […] Read more »

RISING ABOVE: Relationship Problems

Rising Above Relationship Problems Too Much Criticism Kills Relationships By Steve B. Reed, LPC, LMSW, LMFT A relationship can survive arguments, some lack of compatibility, even interference from in-laws and disputes over money–But not critical partners. In the book “Why Marriages Succeed or Fail,” John Gottman reveals a key finding […] Read more »

HOW TO CHOOSE A THERAPIST

How To Choose A Therapist 8 Secrets to Success By Steve B. Reed, L.P.C., L.M.F.T. Finding a good psychotherapist can be a daunting task for the average person. Like in most professions, you probably realize that not all therapists are created equally.  So if you are thinking about seeking help, […] Read more »