A Trauma Therapist in Baltimore, MD discusses who can benefit from EMDR Therapy

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Have you or someone you know experienced trauma? Is it impacting your/their ability to function in daily life? To connect in relationships or be present in the moment? Are you or someone you know experiencing depression and anxiety as a result? Trauma can happen to anyone, anywhere, and at any time- but sometimes symptoms of trauma remain that make it...[ read more ]

Considering splitting up? A couples therapist in Baltimore shares considerations before separating

Coffee & Book | New Connections Counseling Center

Ending a relationship is always hard, no matter if it lasted months, years or decades. The longer you are in a relationship, the harder it gets to end things, especially if you and your partner share finances, home, and social connections. But, if issues are unresolvable, splitting up might be the only solution to a better life. How do you...[ read more ]

A couples therapist in Baltimore shares 3 date night ideas for this spring

People | New Connections Counseling Center

With the pandemic, dating life has changed. People are anxious about their health and safety, and are trying to do everyday activities while making sure that they practice social distancing. Large amounts of single people are saying that the pandemic has made them more lonely, isolated, and swirling in negative thoughts. Couples, on the other hand, are experiencing communication difficulties,...[ read more ]

Dating During the Pandemic: A Couples’ Therapist in Baltimore Shares the Pros and Cons

Hand Holding | New Connections Counseling Center

With more than a year into the pandemic and all it brought with it, people are trying to get back to normal, with what they can. Love and affection are somewhere on the top of that list. But, things are different now, since the pandemic taught us that we can’t simply get close to anyone. No matter if you are...[ read more ]

3 Tips for Managing Parental Anxiety From a Baltimore Anxiety Therapist

Image of a mother putting a mask on her young son. This image represents the impact of COVID-19 on parental anxiety. If you are a parent with anxiety, anxiety treatment in Baltimore, MD can help. | 21210 | 21212

Normal Worrying in Abnormal Circumstances It was Adam Sandler’s character in the movie Spanglish who said: “Worrying about your kids is sanity.” If this statement resonates with you, take a big sigh of relief because this sentiment could not be more correct. In fact, a certain degree of worrying is necessary to keep our children alive. Think about it... What...[ read more ]

What to do when you are anxious about your relationship?

Couple & Relationships | New Connections Counseling Center

Relationships and love are some of the best things that can happen to a person. All of our energy and emotions can be elevated because of love. When things are good and butterflies fly in your stomach, you feel on top of the world, ready to achieve your biggest goals.  But, what happens when you have “mixed feelings” about relationships,...[ read more ]

What is EMDR therapy?

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EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. That’s a mouthful, huh? Well, it’s not as complicated as it sounds. I promise. What is EMDR? Although EMDR involves many things, the goal is to deal with emotional trauma and other distressing life experiences. Trauma and other negative past experiences can lead to a host of negative emotions and behaviors. In...[ read more ]

How Does Counseling for Relationship Issues Work in an Online Format?

Couples | New Connections Counseling Center

In the past virtual therapy (online therapy or phone therapy) wasn’t widely practiced, but that changed in the last decade. Now, with the corona virus at work, the need for virtual therapy has greatly increased. So, therapists and clients turned to those unconventional types of therapy. Marriage counseling and couples therapy is also on the rise, as a large percentage...[ read more ]

Struggles for Single Moms during COVID

Woman and Child | New Connections Counseling Center

Family life has undoubtedly changed during COVID-19. The pressure drops when two partners start managing life challenges  and motivate one another to fight for a better tomorrow. But, for one group – singe parents, everything weighs on their shoulders, and their shoulders alone. Home, work, expenses, parenting, social life and everything in between, waits on single parents and their two...[ read more ]

How Marriage Counseling Can Help Couples During Covid-19

Photo of a male and female couple riding bikes together into the sunset and holding hands. They represent a couple that feels more connected than ever after going through couples therapy in Baltimore, MD. | 21286 | 21093

The entire COVID-19 situation got us all unprepared. Now that the initial shock has worn off, we are left with the treacherous aftermath. Many of us have unresolved feelings about it all. For many, these include anxiety, uncertainty, isolation, loss, low self-esteem, and depression. The pandemic affected every aspect of our lives. Further, we have seen negative impacts on people's...[ read more ]

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