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Do you need support or direction? Ask a Counselor! The internet is a scary place and it provides all the information you desire. However, going to the internet is dangerous. The information you find on the internet is not always accurate or safe. The Ask a Therapist Blog is a hand curated collection of blogs from various mental health counselors and coaches. It offers pearls of wisdom for most mental health and life challenges. Whether your struggle is with relationships or trauma, our blog is a great space to find solutions and resources. This blog does not replace professional therapy or coaching. Thus, explore the information and tools, but seek professional help also. Do not know where to start? Ask a Therapist Here!

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30 Mar 2021

Games People Play in Relationships

Games People Play in Relationships
What are "Games" People Play? Games refer to the techniques that are used to manipulate a situation. Some forms of games are emotional blackmail. Games can be conscious or unconscious depending on the mindfulness of...
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29 Mar 2021
Distorted Thinking
Ask a Therapist What is Distorted Thinking? The term “distorted thinking” describes patterns of thought that reinforce negative patterns ingrained in one’s internal map. 15 Styles of Distorted Thinking[1] Filtering: You take the negative details...
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29 Mar 2021
The 5 Elements of a Decomposing HiveMind
The decomposing hivemind refers to a toxic group environment. The term HiveMind refers to any group collective. For example, it can be your work team, your family or your friend circle. The are the elements...
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26 Mar 2021
Communication and Learning Styles Cheat Sheet
Cheat Sheet? Communication is hard! However, this cheat sheet can make it easier. This sheet covers learning styles, languages of apology and love, communication styles, and few little tidbits to help you through communication challenges....
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26 Mar 2021
Self-Soothing Activities
Struggling with coming up with ideas to help you through big emotions? Below is a list of Self-Soothing tools that you can use almost anywhere. Therapist Nicki Explains How to Build a Self Soothe Kit...
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25 Mar 2021

Simulation Dating Games

Simulation Dating Games
Simulation Dating, what is it? We’ve come a long way from Dream Phone and furtive sessions of Leisure Suit Larry on Tandy demo computers at the local Radio Shack. Several popular videogames right now are...
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Geek Therapy
Posted by Therapist Nicki
What is Geek Therapy? Geek Therapy encompasses many different paradigms of thought, intellectual curiosities, and specialized interests outside of “normal” social conformity. This can range from the more well-known areas of video games, comic cons, and TV shows to the less well-known topics of board games and verbose fantasy novels. Yet, there are clinicians who use these geek cultural artifacts to promote social normalcy, community, reduce anxiety and depression, and help clients understand who they are through their interests. Learn and experience it with Therapist Nicki at HarmonyUS Inc.

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