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What Affects Your Sleep?

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What Affects Your Sleep?

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

A poor night’s sleep is not helpful for starting your day. The mental fog and grumpiness that comes from poor sleep affects you in many ways. Millions of people suffer from poor sleep. It can be hard to live with sleep deprivation. Knowing the caus[...]

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How To Prepare To Confront Someone In A Healthy Way

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How To Prepare To Confront Someone In A Healthy Way

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Confrontation is tough. It is uncomfortable and stressful. Confrontation can cause tension between people, which can affect relationships. For each of these reasons it is normal for a person to try hard to avoid confrontation. The problem with avoidi[...]

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What Causes Anxiety?

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What Causes Anxiety?

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Anxiety is a feeling that everyone will experience regularly in their lives. It is an emotion that can be triggered by several factors. Sometimes it will be triggered by recognizable situations and sometimes it will be triggered by circumstances that[...]

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How To Prevent Panic Attacks

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How To Prevent Panic Attacks

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

People who have experienced a panic attack know that they are oppressive. They take a major toll on a person’s day. Panic attacks create physical, mental and emotional reactions that are uncomfortable. Many people may even develop unhealthy strateg[...]

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Warning Signs of Binge Eating Disorder

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Warning Signs Of Binge Eating Disorder

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

There is an alarming increase in the rates of obesity in America and around the world. Currently, we are seeing the highest percentage of overweight Americans in US history. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 39 p[...]

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Latest Therapist Worksheets

Wheel Of Emotions Worksheet

Wheel Of Emotions Worksheet

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Emotions can be challenging to understand. It is not uncommon for people to feel different emotions at the same time and not understand why. When people don’t understand what is fueling their emotions or how they are connected they cannot understand what is needed to appropriately manage and take control of their emotions. About This […]

Thoughts, Feelings & Actions Worksheet

Thoughts, Feelings & Actions Worksheet

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Using methods from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a great way to help children understand and take accountability for their feelings and actions. CBT helps kids understand their thoughts, feelings and behaviors, which can be instrumental in building self-esteem. It also helps with modifying problematic behaviors. Helping a child understand their thoughts, feelings and actions […]

Thinking Errors Worksheet

Thinking Errors Worksheet

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When teaching your clients cognitive behavioral therapy(CBT) skills, it is important to help them gain an understanding of common thinking errors and how they affect thoughts, feelings and behaviors. When a person has a pattern of negative thinking, it will skew the way they see and understand how they fit into a situation. This will […]

Looking Back, Looking Forward Worksheet

Looking Back, Looking Forward Worksheet

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is not uncommon for a person to get stuck on the past, present or future. Each frame of time is important to consider when planning goals or the best way to move forward with life. When a person focus too much on the past they can get stuck because they don’t know how to […]

Cognitive Distortions: Labeling Worksheet

Cognitive Distortions: Labeling Worksheet

GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is important for clients in therapy to understand how cognitive distortions affect them. Cognitive distortions can affect motivation, perspectives, expectations and self-image. They are powerful, and important to keep in mind when learning how to improve thought patterns in therapy. A cognitive distortion that can be particularly powerful is labeling. Labeling can affect a […]