SELF-CARE INTENTIONAL ACTIVITIES Self-Care Through the Lens of Food My name is Elizabeth Yerger. I have my Marriage and Family Therapy Associate license and currently practice at West Lake Houston Counseling. The purpose of this blog is to offer some insight, education/tips, and connect with the Houston [...]
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LGBTQ AFFIRMING SUPPORT Navigating Cultural Barriers to Coming Out as LGBTQ+ Learn how to navigate and find support in a challenging journey of self-acceptance and identity exploration. Navigating Cultural Barriers to Coming Out as LGBTQ+ Overcome obstacles and embrace your true identity Let's Cut to [...]
RELATIONSHIPS Proud Love Confidence in Sharing Your Same-Sex Relationship Let's Get Down to Brass Tacks: Confidence in Sharing Your Same-Sex Relationship Why Does This Even Matter? You may lack confidence in sharing your same-sex relationship if you keep it private. If so, then you [...]
EMDR Therapy EMDR Therapy and How it Works Healing Trauma's Invisible Wounds Let's Get Down to Brass Tacks EMDR Therapy is often sought out by people struggling with symptoms related to an unresolved traumatic event. EMDR Therapy In today's world, 'trauma' has become more [...]
RELATIONSHIPS Honesty vs. Transparency in Relationships Did you know that there was a huge difference between honesty and transparency in a relationship? Honesty vs. Transparency If you have relationships, you know firsthand that no one is perfect, and that we make mistakes. How we discuss these situations [...]
RELATIONSHIPS How to Spot Toxic Behavior Toxic behavior signs to watch out for and ask yourself the following questions. What is toxic behavior? Toxic people are everywhere and you're bound to come across them. What you need to ask yourself is, “What is toxic behavior?”. Toxic relationships [...]
RELATIONSHIPS How to Spot Love Bombing Signs to watch out for and why it's unhealthy Love bombing explained: Love bombing is a manipulation for control and power in a romantic relationship. Signs you may be getting love bombed. The relationship feels like it is [...]
9 Strategies for Digital Learning During The Pandemic Navigating the times during COVID has brought with it many unique challenges. One of the major challenges that both parents and children have found themselves facing is virtual learning. In March of 2020, many kids found themselves happy to be getting a “break” from [...]
5 Tips for Gift Giving Thanks for tuning in to 5 Tips for Gift Giving! In this video, Devaney Knight, Clinical Director at West Lake Houston Counseling, talks about the common anxieties related to gift-giving during the holidays. She offers tips for re-thinking gift-giving and encourages us to expand our thinking [...]
5 Tips for Navigating a Distanced Holiday The Thanksgiving holiday is associated with contact and fellowship with family and friends. This year, COVID-19 has overshadowed numerous birthdays, life events such as weddings, and other opportunities to come together and celebrate. The recent spike in new COVID-19 cases reminds us that we [...]