Entries by Bergen Counseling Center

5 for Friday: Improving Self-Esteem

This week’s links focus on ways to improve your self-esteem. Improve self-talk by developing awareness of self-messages and practicing affirmations. http://bit.ly/15kYpt Focus on making personal affirmations believable. Try developing 3 positive statements to say every day. http://bit.ly/iCBlvA You can use your own thoughts and beliefs to change your self-perception. Here are 4 simple steps. http://bit.ly/BpTHU […]

5 for Friday: Relationship Issues

This week’s 5 for Friday is all about working out couples issues. There are a lot of great books on the list this week. Whether it is improving communication, increasing warmth, or overcoming past hurt, these books are an invaluable resource to couples. Feel stuck in the same communication patterns with your partner? This may […]

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 […]