Our clients do really hard work in their emotional lives, and get good at noticing patterns. One pattern that's come up is noticing they've been cheated on in their past relationships - more than once. It's normal to wonder, "What did I do wrong? Why does this keep happening to me?" One of our Chicago office therapists, Emily Drake, offers a way of how to do things "right" as you go into your next relationship or building trust again with a current / recent partner after relationship betrayal.Read More
Agreements. We make them everyday, with each other and with ourselves. The essence of the word for my purpose is the awareness that we have taken on, been given, been named something in our past that has stuck with us to this day. Somewhere along our journey, we made an agreement with this moniker that it was and is true about me.
What have you taken on as “true” about you?Read More
At some point along our recovery journeys, many of us experience this, “I can have it…but I can’t really have it” type of mentality. Join Stephanie as she digs into this experience of entrapment, fear, and self-doubt and offers helpful tips on letting go of the lies that can so easily entangle us.Read More
Befriending fear begins with reframing it - or “right-sizing” it, as our newest clinician, Emily Drake likes to put it.
Dive into more of Emily’s valuable insight on how learning to explore and honor our fears allows us to step further into freedom.Read More