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.

The Bergen Counseling Center is Moving

Greetings, The Bergen Counseling Center is moving locations from 208 S. LaSalle to 25 E. Washington, Suite: 1206 as of 1/1/2014. The office move was made to increase convenience to our clients and provide increased hours for appointment times. We are excited to make this move to better serve our clients in the Loop. 25 […]

The Work of Love

Relationship issues are one of the primary reasons people seek out counseling. Romantic relationships are at the top of the list. Your relationship with a romantic partner can be one of the most satisfying relationships you have in life, but this relationship is likely the most complex. The reality of romantic love relationships is they […]

When to Unplug: Restoring Work-Life Balance

Does it feel like you never actually leave work? Do you find yourself checking work emails when you should be relaxing? Do you have difficulty falling asleep because you are thinking about your “to-do” list for work? We live and work in an increasingly interconnected world that can make it hard to define where our […]

How to Improve Communication in Relationships

Tips, Tricks, and Rules to Improve Relationship Communication Listen generously. Reflect back what the person said accurately. Hear the person’s feeling. Tune in to what the other person wants and feel what’s underneath it. Listen with your third ear. Speak unarguably. That means speaking in statements of fact that can’t be argued. For example, you may […]

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.