Individual therapy

Why is giving & receiving feedback so hard sometimes? (Or all the time)

There are so many thoughts and feelings that come up when you are either giving or receiving feedback. Why does feedback so often feel like a negative experience when it’s such an essential part of most relationships (both interpersonal and professional)? When feeling negative emotions surface from a feedback experience (whether you were the one […]

Vulnerability

Vulnerability. The mere mention of the word can make grown men squirm and grown women hide! It’s something we don’t often talk about, yet it is universal to all human beings. In the context of human relationships, vulnerability is the glue that connects us, yet terrifies most of us at the same time. When the […]

ReCentering Yourself After A Break-Up

You just broke up with your partner, and you now find yourself with an enormous amount of energy that you used to spend on that person. Take this opportunity to re-center that energy onto yourself. Often times, people tend to use this energy in the wrong way. You obsess about what you did wrong or […]

African American Women and Self-Esteem: Society, Self-Consciousness and Self-Esteem

Although on the outside some African American women can seem a bit brass or confrontational, imagine the cultural struggles that they have to tend to daily in order to survive or be accepted in a society that can at times reject their natural being.

How To Tell Someone You Are In Counseling

How to tell someone you are in counseling at the Center for Growth / Sex Therapy in Philadelphia. Step by step guide.

Forced Into Therapy

Feel like you are forced into therapy by a loving partner? Do you feel like your partner is “nagging” you to go to therapy for a problem you don’t believe you have?

Should I Tell My Partner About Being In Counseling

Should I tell my partner about being in counseling the decision to tell a partner that you are in counseling can be a difficult and anxiety producing one to make. There are no right or wrong answers – just different choices with different consequences.