Understanding Grief and Loss. How to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One

By |October 8th, 2018|

After Losing a Loved One
After losing a loved one, there […]

How to Keep Desire and Sex Alive in Long-Term Relationships… Particularly in the #MeToo Culture

By |October 2nd, 2018|

Conventional Society and Sexual Desire
When it comes to sex in […]

#MeToo, One Year Later

By |October 1st, 2018|

“#If only I could save you. #If only I could […]

I Should be Happy but I’m Not…

By |September 26th, 2018|

When is the Right Time for Counseling?

Not only […]

Navigating a Relationship with a High Functioning Alcoholic

By |September 14th, 2018|

Being in a relationship with someone who is a high […]

Intuition vs. Anxiety: What is Your Gut Telling You — and Should You Trust It?

By |September 10th, 2018|

All day and every day, our minds chatter. With all […]

Breakup Talk

By |August 3rd, 2018|

How to have the breakup conversation

The build-up to […]

An Open Letter to Introverts

By |May 24th, 2018|

Large, crowded bars. Sold out concerts. Meeting new people. Presentations […]

Loneliness. Tips to Help

By |March 29th, 2018|

Loneliness, have you felt it before, that unsettling feeling deep […]

Why Do I Put Others First?
Adults who Grew Up as Parentified Children and their Emotional Neglect

By |March 7th, 2018|

“My family is so screwed up.” How many times have […]

Emotionally Unavailable Men and their Partners

By |December 20th, 2017|

*NSC recognizes this blog speaks from a heteronormative perspective based […]

Getting Through the Holidays: Holiday Stress Busters

By |November 22nd, 2017|

Within a time of year where we’re “supposed” […]

Emotional Boundaries in Dating and Relationships

By |September 20th, 2017|

 

What are emotional boundaries?  Emotional boundaries are like our personal […]

Coping with the Political Climate

By |February 19th, 2017|

The political climate in this country can be a stressor […]

A Time for Self-Love in February

By |February 19th, 2017|

February brings about America’s favorite Hallmark Holiday: Valentine’s Day. During […]

New Year’s Intentions

By |December 21st, 2016|

As we inch closer to the beginning of a new […]

Set Into Motion the Life You Want

By |December 21st, 2016|

Life flows endlessly with up and down moments. Most of […]

Fall Transitions

By |September 29th, 2016|

September brings the beginning transition into Fall and sparks a […]

I Texted My Ex, Ugh!

By |September 28th, 2016|

We know that day, the day we break and “accidentally” […]

Poor Dating History? How to Pick Better and Date Smarter

By |July 18th, 2016|

“I’m looking for another unsuccessful relationship!”, said no one ever. […]

The Art of Losing – How to Deal with Pain

By |April 27th, 2016|

In life, we are taught how to acquire things, not […]

Self-Growth Junkie

By |May 22nd, 2015|

As a mental health counselor, my sole purpose for writing […]

We serve clients throughout Chicago, Streeterville, Gold Coast, West Town, River North, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Bucktown and surrounding areas.