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The Emotional Complications of COVID19

I'm having a lot of people ask me/tell me "My depression/my anxiety is back, Catherine! What do I do?" And at first, I offered solutions for those things. However, upon further examination, it seems that they're actually engaged in ...

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Best of 2020 Award!

So, I have exciting news. I got this in an email and I'm very humbled and excited. I hope to continue to serve you all to the best level possible <3   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Catherine McConnell, Licensed Counselor Receives 2020 Best of ...

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How to Be Supportive in a Crisis

We're quarantined. That means we're stuck with eachother. So, maybe take this as an opportunity to learn more about how to be better connectors?

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Pandemic: What to do When the Worst Actually Happens

So... I've been monitoring the web topic on COVID19 for a moment and I'm seeing article after article with good intentions but mediocre at best advice on how to handle anxiety in a crisis. They're useful, but you won't find that here. ...

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COVID19 Local Resources- Tarrant County

Tarrant County COVID Resources   Hello everyone! I thought it might be a nice offering in calming the local pulse to gather some resources in one place for you. First- DON’T PANIC! Panic makes people do silly things to regain control. ...

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How Trauma Affects Relationships Part II: How We Interact

I am realizing it’s impossible for me to write a SHORT blog. I’m sorry! There’s too much to say. It only looks long because I broke down the interactions. I almost made each attachment style a different blog but I had so many people ...

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How Trauma Affects Relationships Part I: Attachment

  “She overreacts about everything.” “He’s there, but not emotionally. I feel a distance.” “She always hears me wrong.” “We love each other but we can’t make it work.” “She flies off the handle all the time.” ...

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I'm Seeing Red: Why Not Every Therapist is a Trauma Therapist

Welp, I’m back! I got avoidant for a minute. Life got busy and I didn’t practice what I preach. I stared at the computer screen, I paced, I yowled “I don’t wanna” and I avoided. See. I get it. But now, I’m back. Those of you who know me ...

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Session Number Four

Hello again everyone! Summer is over- and that means more people coming into the clinic. Today's topic will be familiar to those of you doing the work and for those who haven't done the work yet, don't let this scare you! When people come into ...

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Summertime Sadness...

Hello everyone! Apologies for the HUGE gap in between posts. Life occasionally distracts me. But, I've set a reminder and am back on track! Let's talk about SUMMER! As you know, I'm very open and honest with you. Let's talk about something ...

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