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Therapy Blog For Mental Health & Wellness

Welcome to our mental health and wellness blog. Here you will learn about different types of therapy, treatment options, and other relevant information. Diane is dedicated to bringing you the latest news in mental health and wellness. Keep checking this page for the most up to date information to help you live your most healthy and authentic life.

Anger or Happiness? It's Up To You, but You Can't Have It Both Ways

Anger or Happiness? It’s Up To You, but You Can’t Have It Both Ways Barriers to happiness include feelings of disappointment, anger, or unresolved conflict in inter-personal relationships. Sometimes friends, companies, lovers, bosses etc. can behave in ways that are harmful, selfish and draining. When we are hurt, we become angry and resentful. We may […]

Tapping Summit 2014-Energy Therapy Training

Tapping Summit 2014 – Energy Therapy Training If you are interested in learning a simple technique that has the potential to greatly improve your health please consider attending the FREE  2014 Tapping World Summit which begins February 24th and runs […]

The Energy Of Anger

The Energy of Anger is as hot as fire and as destructive as fire. The destructive energy of anger is capable of destroying your health and relationships. The High Price of Anger We all know what it feels like to be angry. We may even have a general idea of the high price we pay […]

Energy Psychology- Much Ado About Something

Energy Psychology…Much Ado About Something There is currently a great deal of buzz among counselors regarding the multi-faceted modality known as Energy Psychology. Specific techniques used in energy healing may vary, but the premise of this […]

Beauty Queen

The Beauty Queen  Maria, the beauty queen, felt lost and depressed.  “I am glad that my beauty is fading. My looks have brought me nothing but problems”. Maria has had a history of abusive relationships with men. As a young woman, Maria over identified with her beauty, now she begrudges her beauty. Her self-esteem and sense of […]

This Moment Points At Me

This Moment Points at Me This moment, the essence of now, points to the truth. The grips of grasping, attachment and delusions which control our behaviors and thinking are revealed in the now.  The essence of now points […]

Righteous Anger

Righteous Anger Is Anger ever the right response? Is it possible that the “right” expression of anger, used in the “right” circumstances serves a purpose? Is it possible for anger to be expressed consciously? Jesus was certainly enlightened and conscious, and he became angry. Flipping over tables in the temple, rebuking Peter, and calling the […]

Energy Therapy

Energy Therapy Available at Authentic-Life Counseling Authentic-Life Counseling is pleased to offer clients  energy therapy to improve and regulate mental and emotional health. Energy therapy is based on the premise that there is an energetic counterpart for every emotional reaction in the body. […]

Alternative Treatments for Mental Illness

Alternative Treatments for Mental Illness Many people have become increasingly apprehensive of traditional healing methods which often rely on prescription medicine as the “go-to” treatment plan. The side effects and risk associated with prescriptions, and the desire for more treatment options has resulted in many patients actively seeking and using a variety of “alternative” modalities. […]

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Is Watching the News Stressing You Out?

Images in the news of  police violence, racial tension, domestic and international terrorist attacks, and a divisive Presidential Election are constantly streaming. These images become part of our conscious mind. The result is that  Watching the news is having a negative affect on our mental health. I have noticed relationships between family and friends straining […]

Energy Psychology Named Evidenced Based Treatment

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently recognized Thought Field Therapy, a prequel of energy psychology, as an evidenced based treatment in mental health. This is a big deal particularly to those seeking a holistic approach with minimal side-effects in mental health therapy. Who Cares ?? As a branch of the Department […]

The Avatar of Ego

As soon as we begin to attach to an Identity we begin to build an Ego. What’s an Ego? The ego is an avatar that we have created. It seems worthy of love from others. An avatar is also something to be defended from others. So, ironically, ego keeps the connection to others from fully […]

The Divine Wisdom of Femininity

  As a woman, I did not always know my worth. In fact, I am just coming into the reality of the divine wisdom of femininity. Some years ago, as I was eating breakfast in a Waffle House restaurant, and a beautiful man […]

10 Methods to Reduce Stress

Chronic Stress – Modern Day Malady Traffic jams, computer fatigue, high-pressured work environment and an impossible fast pace in our day to day lives. This has become the rule more than the exception and it takes a toll on our […]

Lazy Sickness

Lazy Sickness There are many behavioral, cognitive and emotional patterns that are pathological and destructive. Many have “official” diagnosis, symptoms and treatment protocols. Many don’t. Many conditions are quite common, yet we […]

Lazy Sickness, Control Freak Disorder and Sefish Illness

My Proposed Mental Health Diagnosis  Lazy Sickness, Control Freak Disorder and Selfish Illness An accurate mental health diagnosis is important because it lays the foundation of mental health treatment. It will determine the medication you are given, and the type of therapy you receive. However, it’s not unusual during assessment  for mental health clinicians to […]

Logicpalooza - thinking and rock star status

As a society, we bestow rock star status to logical thinking. A wise surrender of logical thinking can make space for acceptance, peace and inspiration. Logicpalooza- thinking and rock star status Who does not like logic? Logic is great, really. Without logical thinking it would be difficult to solve simple problems. Without the advances that […]

Top 10 Suggestions for Good Mental Health

Top 10 Suggestions for Good Mental Health Good mental health must be cultivated. There is a direct correlation between the time, effort and discipline one uses to cultivate good mental health and one’s actual mental health. My top 10 list for cultivating good mental health falls […]

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