1. Is Cognitive Behavior Therapy For You?

    Going to a therapist can be both a liberating and a scary endeavor. You might have to explore subjects you don’t want to talk about and you might feel uncomfortable going over your past. However, therapy allows you to focus on specific events that have caused you to feel hurt. With therapy, you can begin to focus on healing and how you can feel content again. At the Metis Center For Psychologica…Read More

  2. Can Couples Therapy Help You?

    You love your partner more than you’ve ever loved anyone else, but you find that recently you’re having some problems. It started off as arguments that seemed to escalate quicker and quicker. Then, it began to manifest itself in the form of avoiding big issues and an increase in emotional avoidance. Finally, the communication between the two of you has decreased and you spend more nights feeli…Read More

  3. How To Manage Anxiety

    Anxiety manifests itself in a variety of different ways. From muscle tension to indigestion, anxiety is something that comes in various forms. Anxiety is characterized as, “a feeling of worry, anxiety, or fear that is strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities.” There is a fine line between feeling worried about the little things in life to feeling crippled by that worry. For exa…Read More

  4. Signs Your Teenager Needs To See A Therapist – Part Two

    In Signs Your Teenager Needs To See A Therapist - Part One, we went over two signs that your teenager needs to see a therapist. We’ll be continuing to explore therapy for teenagers and why it’s essential for you to pay attention to your child’s behavior to determine whether they need to see a therapist. Therapy can not only help your child cope with any angst they may be going through, but i…Read More

  5. Signs Your Teenager Needs To See A Therapist – Part One

    We’ve all been a teenager at one time or another. When you’re a teenager, you’re struggling with your identity and finding a place for yourself in the world. Most teenagers think it’s the end of the world when any little thing happens. Some teenagers have rapid mood swings and can be more irritable than the happy little girl or boy you helped raise. It can be difficult to tell when your te…Read More

  6. Benefits Of Going To Therapy – Part Two

    In our previous post, Benefits To Going To Therapy - Part One, we discussed the benefits of going to therapy. In our last blog, we discussed how therapy can help you overcome your symptoms and how you can sort through your past feelings. Therapy can be scary if you aren’t comfortable talking to people about your past, but in the long run, it will help you work through issues that you don’t wan…Read More

  7. Benefits Of Going To Therapy – Part One

    Do you know the benefits of therapy? It can be daunting to decide to go to therapy because of the many things you end up facing. If you’ve experienced traumatizing events in your past, it can be scary to face the event and your fears in therapy, but in the long run you’ll be glad you did. Sometimes people have the idea that therapy is for the weak, but in reality, it takes a very strong person…Read More

  8. Manage Your Triggers With Success

    Movies, words, songs, the news, a time of year, TV shows, books, the school environment, stress, the way someone is looking at you, and even certain clothing can all be triggers to throw you back into a moment or multiple moments you’d rather forget. Certain triggers can occur for anyone who has experienced a trauma in his or her life. If you’ve been to war, sexually assaulted, abused, or have…Read More

  9. What You Should Know About Depression

    You’re tired all the time and you don’t know why. You’re irritable all the time and you wish you weren’t. You are having dark thoughts about hurting yourself and you don’t know what to do. Depression can be a very scary and overwhelming disorder. In our society, people try to avoid talking about it because of the dark connotations. The Metis Center, a facility for psychological services,…Read More

  10. How To Deal After College Part Two

    In a previous blog, we addressed life post-college and how to overcome post-college depression. At Metis Center, we want to carry on with part two of How To Deal After College to remind you that life goes on no matter how much you wish you could be 20 years old again. At the Metis Center, located in Boulder, CO, we concentrate on helping young adults and adults during difficult times with therapy.…Read More