Entries by Daniel White

Teletherapy During Coronavirus Quarantine. What You Need to Know.

  With Governor Pritzker’s recent extension to the stay-at-home order for Chicago, many people are coming to terms with the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. Beyond restocking on groceries or checking our toilet paper supply, another month of coronavirus quarantine (at least) can also mean social isolation, disrupted work or school […]

How to Manage Anxiety About Coronavirus – COVID-19

Don’t gather in groups larger than 50 people. Don’t touch your face. Wash your hands for 20 seconds. Sanitize. Don’t gather in groups larger than 10 people. Stay home. Do you have flu-like symptoms? You might have the coronavirus (also know as COVID-19). You’re asymptomatic? You still might have the coronavirus. Do you have groceries? […]

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 […]

When Working From Home Stops Working For You

Working from Home Imagine—it’s Monday morning, and you wake up to the harsh sound of your alarm clock before reluctantly rolling out of bed.  You make breakfast, grab some coffee, and then commute to work, which, in this case, happens to mean walking to your computer 10 feet away.  The benefits of working from home […]

Learn to Practice Gratitude and Become a Happier Person

  “I just wish I could be happier.”  Many clients who come in for therapy describe their life as one that is lacking—lost relationships, missed opportunities, or even just not enough time.  Other clients may be able to point to many happy moments, but still find themselves feeling disconsolate for reasons they cannot understand.  The […]