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| November 1, 2018

Fight the Mental Health Stigma If you have a mental illness, you know that stigma is one of the most challenging aspects of living with that condition. Even though society has significantly progressed when it comes to mental health, there is still a widespread negative attitude towards these illnesses. Many people don’t see mental issues
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| October 6, 2018

How Can Therapy Help Me? If you suffer from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or another mental illness, psychotherapy (talk therapy) can provide you the relief and comfort that you need. Psychotherapy is typically focused on current thoughts, feelings and life issues, though sometimes analyzing the past is necessary to help you cope with present and
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| September 3, 2018

What is Marriage and Family Therapy? Marriage and family therapists treat a wide range of clinical problems, such as depression, marital issues, anxiety, individual psychological problems and child-parent problems. Research has shown that marriage and family therapy is as effective, and sometimes more effective than standard or individual treatment for schizophrenia, mood disorders, alcoholism and
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| August 29, 2018

Psychotherapy, or talk therapy, is a general term used to describe the process of treating psychological disorders and mental distress with open dialogue and psychological techniques. During talk therapy, a trained psychotherapist helps tackle specific or general problems, whether it’s a specific mental illness or a source of life stress. A wide range of psychotherapy
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| August 22, 2018

Coping with Panic Attacks A panic attack is a sudden rush of physical symptoms, including shortness of breath, muscle spasms and nausea, along with uncontrollable anxiety and a sense of impending doom. People often visit the emergency room and call their doctors during a panic attack, only to receive test results that reveal nothing. If
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| July 6, 2018

How to a Help a Victim of Sexual Assault If a friend or family member tells you they’ve been sexually assaulted, there are a few practical things you need to consider so you can help them. Your loved one may or may not want to press charges. This is entirely their choice, so you should
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| June 19, 2018

Anxiety Disorder Treatment from Family Counseling Center in Salt Lake City UT Anxiety disorders can really take the fun out of social interaction. Living with social anxiety disorder doesn’t have to mean giving up your life or retreating into yourself. Luckily, anxiety disorder treatment options are available right here in Salt Lake City and they
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| May 13, 2018

Bipolar Disorder Treatment from Family Counseling Center in Salt Lake City Bipolar disorder affects as many as 5.7 million American adults, as well as many children. Often it can go undiagnosed and lead to problems like homelessness, addiction, and criminal behavior. But it doesn’t have to be this way because Family Counseling Center in Salt
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| May 8, 2018

What You Need to Know About Postpartum Depression Postpartum depression is a type of depression that women experience after giving birth. It can happen anytime during your new baby’s first year, but it’s most common to feel effects during the first three weeks after birth. Typically, postpartum depression will cause feelings of hopelessness and sadness.
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| April 19, 2018

Sometimes it seems like there’s nothing to do about stress. Bills won’t stop coming, there will never be more hours in the day and work and family responsibilities are always demanding. However, you have much more control than you might think. Realizing that you’re in control of your life is the key to stress management.
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| March 30, 2018

Debunking Myths about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Originally referred to as “shell shock”, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first brought to attention by war veterans. Soldiers often return home traumatized by the violence and destruction they witness during combat, but PTSD can result from a number of traumatic incidents. These include kidnapping, car accidents, witnessing the
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| February 16, 2018

Why Do Eating Disorders Happen? Eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia and binge eating, are complicated illnesses that can be devastating when left untreated. There are many misconceptions about what causes eating disorders. These issues are rarely actually about food or wanting to be thin. People who suffer from eating disorders use food and unhealthy behaviors
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This year we celebrate “100 Years of Caring in the Community!” We would like to honor some of the descendants of our founders by telling the world who we are and how we came to be of service to this great community of ours. For a closer look, visit our History page.  

Kate Della-Piana, Executive Director and Mike Archer, Family Counseling Center Board of Trustees were pleased to accept a donation of $6,600.00 at the Utah Jazz game (Utah Jazz vs. Miami Heat – What a game!!) on March 2nd, 2012. As a Friend of the Utah Jazz, the Center received $20 for every Jazz assist in
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