How often have you felt lonely in the last month? How often have you felt lonely in the past year? We all experience loneliness in some form. Humans are social creatures. We crave connection—whether on a large scale or a small one—and have certain social needs that require satisfaction. When those needs for connection, […]
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About Daniel White
Daniel graduated from Roosevelt with his masters in clinical psychology in 2016 and has practiced as a therapist under supervision for over a year. He has been writing for Bergen Counseling Center since 2016, and his areas of special interest include intimate and familial relationships, trauma, shame, grief and loss, and issues related to individuation and identity development.
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When we see people at our offices in Chicago for couples counseling, they often report at least one of three major problems. 1.) “We argue too frequently and explosively” 2.) “We don’t talk enough and feel distant” 3.) Or the catchall: “We have communication issues.” Throughout the course of couples counseling, we uncover the […]
For many, the holidays are a time to be cherished. They are a time of festivity and celebration and often referred to as “the most wonderful time of the year.” But for others, the holidays represent something else altogether—a stressful time of year when money is tight, shops are crowded, and family is more than […]
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. — Socrates Change can be scary. Being thrown out of our routine life and into something new can set our world spinning, and we may not know how to handle things right away. […]