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5 reasons why Men should take care of their Mental Health

Men Mental Health | New Connections Counseling Center at Baltimore, MD

If you get injured or suddenly feel a stabbing chest pain the first thought that comes to your mind is to get medical help. Unfortunately, we still can’t say the same for mental health problems, especially for men. While mental illness affects both men and women, the prevalence in men is often lower than in women. Men are also less...[ read more ]

What are the Keys to a Long-term Relationship? Is Love enough?

Keys to long-term relationship | New Connections Counseling Center

If you ask as a handful of therapists what makes for a healthy long-term relationship, you’re bound to get more than a dozen answers. Honestly, you may get a dozen different answers from me on a given day.  This is because the factors that contribute to long-lasting and fulfilling relationships are complicated and change as we and our partners grow. The...[ read more ]

5 common relationship issues Couples Therapy can help with

Most common relationships issues | New Connections Counseling Center at Baltimore, MD

For most of us, relationships take center stage in our lives. We spend a lot of time thinking about finding that special someone, our very own happy ever after. However, we know that, unlike in the movies, life keeps rolling and with it, relationship issues start to appear. Life can get quite stressful and overwhelming, so even when we get...[ read more ]

Are These the Winter Blues or Symptoms of Depression?

Shorter days. Longer nights. Early sunsets and cold, dark days. You get tired easily and become gloomy. Resentment against the approaching winter builds as you desperately wish for the sunnier and brighter days of summer. This funk you're in might be the winter blues. But if you feel this way year in and year out, you might be suffering from...[ read more ]

What Is Considered Normal Stress and Worry, and What Is an Anxiety Disorder?

You have an interview next week and are worried sick you’re going to say the wrong thing and miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime. A heated quarrel breaks out with a close friend and you’re anxious that the angry words hurled at each other might have damaged the relationship irreparably. You have a couple of tight deadlines and...[ read more ]

Why the Pain from Childhood Sexual Assault Can Affect a Survivor for Years

Research has demonstrated that an alarming number of adults were abused or sexually assaulted as children. Years after the abuse, many of these now adults continue to struggle to come out of their shells and thrive. Although they've been deeply wounded and scarred, they are survivors. These traumatic experiences can lead to mental disorders, emotional issues, and in some cases,...[ read more ]

CBT: What It Is and What It Can Do For You

Smiling Woman | New Connections

Are there areas in your life that pose a challenge to you? Have you decided to face this challenge alone because you do not feel seeing a therapist is right for you? Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) may be the answer that you are looking for. Many people have the impression that seeing a therapist requires spending their time exploring their life...[ read more ]

How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Mental Health

Peace | New Connections

Anxiety disorders. Depression. Addiction. These are all symptoms of poor mental health. Studies have shown that one in every five U.S. adults suffers from a mental illness. While medications, psychotherapy, and brain treatments are quite effective at treating mental health disorders, they can be expensive and could leave you with unpleasant side effects. Mindfulness offers you the best of both...[ read more ]

4 Ways to Better Understand & Cope with a Midlife Crisis

It is said that if you live long enough, you’ll eventually hit middle age. Once they hit that mark, many people begin to look around at their life and notice what is working and what isn’t. Unfortunately, some people notice much of their life isn’t working, at least not in the way they thought it would, and a crisis strikes....[ read more ]

5 Ways to Cope with Anxiety as a Parent

The hard work and unpredictability that makes parenting so rewarding can also cause a great deal of anxiety. Here are some simple ways to bring yourself to a place of calm. Make a To-Do List Ruminating on worries can cause lots of stress. Clear your mind by making a to-do list. Put down everything that needs to be done into...[ read more ]



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