Welcome to the Bergen Counseling Center Blog! Here you’ll find original, long-form articles and blog posts about a variety of mental health and relationship issues. All of our articles are written by qualified mental health professionals with years of academic training and experience providing individual, family, and couple’s counseling. We strive to provide informative posts that are relevant to the clients who we serve. If you have an a topic that you would like to see us cover, or if you are a mental health professional interested in contributing to our blog, please email us at hello@bergencounselingcenter.com. Happy reading and feel free to like, comment and share any of our posts.

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5 Tips for Pregnancy Self-Care

  Pregnancy is often a joyous time for many women, however it is also a time of many complex shifts that, when combined with hormonal fluctuations and fatigue may contribute to additional stress. From the many physical changes your body will undergo, to the emotional and relational changes of identity transformation, to the personal, professional, […]

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Employment Opportunities at Bergen Counseling Center


Seeking Licensed Therapist/Psychologist The Bergen Counseling Center is growing again! We are excited to announce openings for two additional full-time licensed clinicians. We are looking for licensed therapists or psychologists who share our passion for helping others and enthusiasm for the field of psychology. We are a thriving multidisciplinary private practice providing individual, couples, and […]

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Free Mindfulness Workshop in Chicago


The Bergen Counseling Center is excited to announce the first workshop in our free 2018 workshop series. Our resident mindfulness expert Dr. Carolyn Versical will be leading a free introduction to mindfulness workshop at our Ravenswood, Chicago office location on Saturday April 7th, 2018 from 10:00AM-11:00AM. The free mindfulness workshop is open to both our […]

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How to Improve Communication in Your Relationship

  One of the first questions couples counselors ask couples at the beginning of treatment is some variation of, “What issues brought you here today?” Nine out of ten couples, couples answer “communication issues!” almost in unision. Couples typically struggle much more when the couples therapist follows up by asking, “What communication issues are you […]

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Is Yoga for Me? An Introduction to Yoga and Wellness

  Tips for Incorporating Yoga into Your Wellness Routine The time around the New Year presents a great opportunity to try something new. Whether you currently have a wellness routine or not, yoga is an accessible activity with both physical and mental benefits. It’s no secret that yoga continues to enjoy a bit of a […]

Disclaimer:  Blog content is not intended to be a substitute for professional mental health advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a qualified mental health provider with any questions you may have regarding a mental health condition or diagnosis. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this blog. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, go to the emergency department, or call 911 immediately.