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How Can Seasonal Depression Occur in Summer?

How Can Seasonal Depression Occur in Summer? 2560 1706 Right Path Counseling

The weather is getting colder, and it is getting darker earlier. For many on Long Island, that means the onset of season affective disorder, often called seasonal depression. Seasonal depression…

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The Role Parents Play Advocating for a Child’s ADHD Diagnosis

The Role Parents Play Advocating for a Child’s ADHD Diagnosis 2560 1533 Right Path Counseling

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a complex condition that has been traditionally associated with boys, but the reality is far more nuanced. It is estimated that ADHD affects both genders and…

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A Guide to Your Executive Functions

A Guide to Your Executive Functions 2560 1707 Right Path Counseling

As humans, we are expected to develop with certain cognitive skills that help us to manage our time, adapt quickly to new problems, and develop long-term plans for success. These…

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Does My Relationship Need Couples Counseling?

Does My Relationship Need Couples Counseling? 2560 1707 Right Path Counseling

No relationship is ever done growing, and every marriage is always going to face challenges down the road. It doesn’t matter if you are a new couple or have been…

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The Benefits of Group Therapy

The Benefits of Group Therapy 2560 1707 Right Path Counseling

Group therapy can be a great way to approach the development of your mental health and wellness from a new direction. There are many different qualities like communication, socialization, and…

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When Do Couples Seek Counseling?

When Do Couples Seek Counseling? 2560 1707 Right Path Counseling

There are a lot of misconceptions attached to marriage counseling or other forms of couples therapy. Conversations about this kind of counseling often come with the assumption that something is…

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Why is Anorexia Called Anorexia “Nervosa?”

Why is Anorexia Called Anorexia “Nervosa?” 2560 1920 Right Path Counseling

Many of us are familiar with eating disorder terms, even if we may or may not have a deep understanding of their meaning. One such term is anorexia. Anorexia is…

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How Anxiety Can Cause Eye Pain

How Anxiety Can Cause Eye Pain 2560 1707 Right Path Counseling

So often we think about mental health conditions – like anxiety – in terms of how they make us feel emotionally and psychologically. We describe them as making us feel…

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Can Anxiety Cause Poor Sleep, or Poor Sleep Cause Anxiety?

Can Anxiety Cause Poor Sleep, or Poor Sleep Cause Anxiety? 2560 1708 Right Path Counseling

When we are trying to improve our mental health, it can be quite easy to focus on one condition and its treatment alone. The reality is that our symptoms, behaviors,…

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Can Depression Be Prevented With Daily Positive Affirmation?

Can Depression Be Prevented With Daily Positive Affirmation? 2560 1706 Right Path Counseling

It can too easy to dwell on the negatives and accidentally ignore the positives in life. This world is filled with constant changes and choices that can cause us to…

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Couple on a bed that appears to be fighting. The man has his hand up as though to stop the woman, and the woman has her arms raised to indicate frustration.

How Therapists Identify Borderline Personality Disorder in Teens and Young Adults

How Therapists Identify Borderline Personality Disorder in Teens and Young Adults 2560 1707 Right Path Counseling

Therapists use a variety of diagnostic criteria, typically from a manual known as the DSM-V, to identify when someone has a mental health disorder. But diagnosing these issues is not…

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What is ADHD Burnout?

What is ADHD Burnout? 2560 1707 Right Path Counseling

When we exercise, we use up the energy in our muscles, causing them to feel fatigued and spent. Our brain works similarly. Though not a muscle, the brain is a…

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Physical Manifestations of Chronic Depression 

Physical Manifestations of Chronic Depression  2560 1707 Right Path Counseling

It can be incredibly dangerous to discredit the physical symptoms of a mental illness when reaching out for or seeking help. This is especially true for chronic depression, as a…

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What New Experiences Do For A Relationship’s Strength

What New Experiences Do For A Relationship’s Strength 2208 1474 Right Path Counseling

Often times, in relationships, we fall into these routines. We go to the same restaurants. We visit the same parks. We even go on vacation to the same places. We…

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How Cognitive Restructuring Can Help With Anger Management

How Cognitive Restructuring Can Help With Anger Management 2560 1573 Right Path Counseling

Anger is a powerful emotion – one that can have detrimental effects on individuals’ well-being and relationships if not managed effectively. That is why anger management with an experienced therapist…

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The Importance of The Therapist/Client Relationship

The Importance of The Therapist/Client Relationship 2560 1707 Right Path Counseling

Psychology is a science. Psychotherapy is and has been extensively researched. Approaches like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) have received so much attention by unbiased, major…

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Social Anxiety and How Much Thought Others Give to Your Mistakes

Social Anxiety and How Much Thought Others Give to Your Mistakes 2074 1383 Right Path Counseling

Many of us struggle with some form of social anxiety. Some have a social phobia that is even more severe, causing extreme discomfort and unease in social situations. One of…

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You Are Parenting Wrong, and That’s Okay

You Are Parenting Wrong, and That’s Okay 2189 1460 Right Path Counseling

You are going to be responsible for traumas in your child’s life. That does not mean that you are a bad parent. That does not mean that you are making…

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Can Men Get Postpartum Depression?

Can Men Get Postpartum Depression? 2560 1704 Right Path Counseling

Postpartum depression is depression that occurs after having a child. It is a complex form of depression, caused not only by hormonal changes, but also missing sleep, life transition issues,…

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Are You Introverted or Socially Anxious? Therapy Can Help You Discover the Real You

Are You Introverted or Socially Anxious? Therapy Can Help You Discover the Real You 2560 1360 Right Path Counseling

There are very few people who are truly introverted or truly extroverted. Extroverts, who are people that find energy from social experiences, will still have days where they want to…

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