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What Do Couples Do in Therapy?

Couples therapy is best described as a specific type of counseling that focuses on not only the individual but the partnership between two people. At Collective Counseling Solutions, we know that strengthening the bond between patients is critical to helping them overcome emotional traumas, continued conflict, or concerns that they are unable to resolve on…

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What is the 3-3-3 Rule for Anxiety?

Anxiety is a medical condition that affects millions of Americans. While it is common in certain situations, such as stage fright or talking in front of a classroom, it can be a daily life disturbance for many of the patients who visit us here at Collective Counseling Solutions. Fortunately, there are ways to manage anxiety,…

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How Do I Find the Perfect Therapist for Me?

Finding the perfect therapist can be a daunting task, especially if you’re new to therapy. It’s not just about finding someone who is qualified, but also someone you feel comfortable with and trust. This blog post will guide you through the process of finding the perfect therapist for you. Understanding Your Needs Before starting your…

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How Can I Build Self Esteem?

Self-esteem is a crucial aspect of our mental and emotional health. It’s the way we perceive ourselves, our abilities, and our worth. Having a healthy level of self-esteem can significantly impact how we live our lives, interact with others, and handle challenges. However, not everyone naturally possesses high self-esteem. If you’re wondering “How can I…

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What are Common Symptoms of Anorexia?

Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions that can have life-threatening consequences if not addressed promptly. Among these disorders, anorexia nervosa is one of the most recognized and most dangerous. It is characterized by an intense fear of gaining weight, leading to self-starvation and extreme thinness. Understanding the symptoms of anorexia can be crucial in…

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5 Effective Strategies for Stress Management

In our fast-paced world, stress has become an inevitable part of life. Whether it’s due to work pressure, financial worries, or personal issues, we all experience stress at different points in our lives. However, chronic stress can have detrimental effects on our physical and mental health. Therefore, effective stress management is crucial to maintain a…

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How Do I Find a Therapist Who Is Right For Me?

Finding the right therapist can be a daunting task, especially when you’re already dealing with emotional or mental health issues. However, it’s crucial to remember that this is a significant step towards your healing journey. The best way to find a therapist involves careful research, self-reflection, and patience. Here are some tips to help you…

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Three Traits that Contribute to Emotional Health

Emotional health, a critical aspect of overall wellness, often gets overshadowed by physical health. However, it is equally important. Good emotional health refers to the ability to manage and express feelings appropriately and to handle life’s challenges effectively. It is about being happy, self-confident, self-aware, and resilient. People who are emotionally healthy are in control…

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4 Stress Management Techniques

Stress is a normal part of life, but it can become overwhelming if not managed properly. At Collective Counseling Solutions, we understand that emotional health is important. Although stress will be part of all our lives, there are several stress management techniques that can help you cope with stress and lead a healthier, more productive…

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Is it Healthy to Go to Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy is an increasingly popular form of counseling that helps couples work through their issues and strengthen their relationship. But is it healthy to go to couples therapy? According to research by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, most patients who had undergone family or marriage counseling reported high levels of patient…

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Why Is Emotional Health Important?

We all know that physical health is important, but emotional health is just as important. Emotional health can affect our overall well-being, and taking care of it is essential. In this blog post, we’ll explore why emotional health is so important and how to maintain it. What Is Emotional Health? Emotional health refers to our…

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How Can I Calm Anxiety Fast?

Anxiety can be a debilitating condition that can leave you feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope with life’s everyday challenges. About 6.8 million adults in the U.S. suffer from a generalized anxiety disorder. It can be challenging to manage and can severely impact your mental health. If you think you might be suffering from an…

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What are Five Warning Signs of Addiction?

Addiction is a serious problem that can devastate individuals, families, and communities. According to a National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 19.7 million American adults battled a substance abuse disorder. You might be concerned if you or someone you know is suffering from addiction. It can be challenging to identify addiction in its early…

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What are 7 Steps To Manage Stress?

Of course, stress is a normal part of life. But the holidays can be an incredibly stressful time of year. If not managed properly, stress can feel overwhelming, affecting your physical and mental health. Fortunately, there are a few simple steps you can take to help you manage stress and put your best foot forward…

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What Do I Need To Know About Anxiety Disorders?

According to recent statistics, anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders and can affect nearly 30% of adults at some point in their life. Anxiety disorders differ from normal anxiety and involve overwhelming fear, anxiety, or panic. The good news is that anxiety disorders are highly treatable, and several effective treatments are available. Many…

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What’s The First Stage Of Addiction?

If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, it can feel like you are carrying a heavy burden. Unfortunately, statistics show that over 21 million Americans struggle with substance abuse, which is just one of the many forms of addiction our population faces. Although it seems to happen quickly from an outside perspective,…

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What Qualifies as an Eating Disorder?

Many people suffer from eating disorders in America; statistics show that more than 28 million Americans will have an eating disorder at some point in their lifetime. Eating disorders result from persistent behavior that can negatively affect your health, emotional state, and ability to thrive. Most eating disorders stem from unhealthy attention to one’s weight,…

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3 Factors That Lead To Depression

Depression is a normal part of the human experience; we all experience disappointments and dips in our moods due to our health or circumstances from time to time. However, when depression becomes the dominant emotion we feel for long periods, it can mean you’re suffering from a mental health issue. According to estimates in 2019,…

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How To Manage Stress In The Workplace

Work stress affects us all; however, when stress from work begins to affect other areas of your life, it’s time to take action. For example, a recent study revealed that 7 in 10 adults reported that workplace stress affects personal relationships. A survey reported that a shocking 91% of respondents said that feeling overwhelmingly stressed…

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Collective Counseling Wins Start-Up Of The Year!

We’re thrilled to announce Collective Counseling Solutions has taken home the prize for Best Start-Up for 2022! When we announced a few weeks ago that we had been nominated for a 2022 Business Award by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, we were honored just to receive a nomination. With so many new businesses bursting…

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Eating Disorders Warning Signs- What To Look For

There are several different types of eating disorders. The most commonly discussed are anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. At its essence, an eating disorder is a psychological disorder. Each functions differently, with all being characterized by abnormal eating habits. Someone suffering from an eating disorder could be limiting how much food they consume, unhealthily…