Author: Diane Chrestman

Energy Psychology – Fast & Effective

When I began studying modalities of energy psychology I was skeptical. The techniques and interventions were strange. But after using these techniques I realized energy psychology was fast and effective therapy for many mental health disorders. Most of all, clients were pleased by the relief they felt. These are some physiological changes that occur in […]

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Tips for Improving Relationships

Relationships Are Difficult. I was recently asked by Relationships Are Complicated to provide relationship advice and tips that I most frequently give couples to improve and grow loving  fulfilling relationships. I hope you find the information helpful! How and/or why did you become a therapist? I became a therapist because I love helping people become […]

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Affordable Counseling in Georgia- Resources & Contact Information

In 2016, 13.9% of Georgia residents were uninsured. For uninsured individuals, comprehensive mental health care, including therapy, is often a rare commodity. The following resource list contains agencies in Georgia who offer affordable counseling, and other mental health services.        Brenau University  Low cost clinics are available in two locations: Norcross and Gainesville. […]

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Christmas In A Dysfunctional Family

Visions of the perfect story-book holiday is a particularly difficult idea for many people.  Surviving Christmas in dysfunctional families requires us to pull out all the tools we have learned in therapy so that we are not triggered by mal-adaptive thinking and emotional patterns.  Let This Dose of Encouragement Strengthen You You have probably survived […]

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Anxiety Treatment

Top 5 Approaches Although anxiety is classified as mood disorder, there are physical and cognitive (thinking) patterns that maintain the condition. Effective anxiety treatment not only addresses the anxious mood, but also the physical and cognitive aspects that support the anxiety. At Authentic-Life Counseling, anxiety treatment utilizes traditional Western medicine and non-traditional Eastern healing techniques.  […]

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Your Mental Health and Politics

 The Connection Between Your Mental Health and Politics There seems to be a new issue in the offices of many psychotherapist around the country.  People are coming to therapy to discuss the connection between their mental health and politics.   People are reporting a mental health decline due to the current divisive and contentious political climate. […]

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