Are We Too Dependent on Our Smartphones?

   Written by Hyunjoo Shim, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Since the mass adoption of smartphones with iPhone and Android Apps about a decade ago, I believe that no other device in history has changed and shaped the lives of people across multiple domains (e.g., personal communication, source of entertainment, marketing and promotion of goods and services, […]

How Yoga Can Help Us Be More Present and Practice Self-Acceptance

   Written by Minah Yoo, Canadian Certified Counselor The modern world encourages people to spend much more time on doing than being. From the moment we wake up in the morning we are often busy focusing on completing tasks until we finally go to bed. Very little time is spent on appreciating ourselves through the […]

A New Year and a time for reflection

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  Written by Jennifer Nolan, LPC New Year’s Resolutions As a new year unfolds, you know the drill, you’ve bought the new, full-of-possibilities 2019 calendar and the focus becomes the new, healthier you. With all the excitement of a restart we cannot overlook the commencement of another year and feel inspired to do some reflection. […]

What brings changes to a marriage or relationship

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  Written by EK Seo, Ph.D., Licensed Professional Counselor Relationships are always difficult and challenging, but rewarding. A challenge can happen when one person cannot resolve an issue without the other’s cooperation. Likewise, a successful marriage depends on both partners’ ongoing work. Many people, including myself, wish they could fix the other person’s problems for both […]

How to Use Your Insurance

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  Written by Grace Park, Client Services Manager At some point in our adult lives, we have had to deal with insurance companies to make sure we are covered for the services we are seeking. No matter what type of insurance you are dealing with, it can be a frustrating experience, especially if services are […]