ANCHORIDGE COUNSELLING BLOG

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WHAT SHOULD I EXCEPT FOR MY FIRST THERAPY SESSION?

December 1, 2022

 

“I’m afraid to open up, how do I know I won’t be judged”, “I’m feeling all sorts of things about my first session”, “Is there a way I can prepare beforehand”, “I might be seen as weak if I start counselling”. All these thoughts are normal when it comes to counselling, and if you relate to any of these thoughts, I am here to tell you that is okay and I am here to walk you through the process!

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HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR COUNSELLING?

November 17, 2022

 

The world of insurance is one that is stressful and at times confusing. Finding a clinician who is covered under your insurance plan can be a timely process but will provide you with a sense of comfort knowing you are covered.

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WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SOCIAL WORKER, PSYCHOTHERAPIST AND PSYCHOLOGIST?

October 27, 2022
 

Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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HOW DO I CREATE A SELF-CARE PLAN THAT WILL WORK FOR ME?

September 18, 2021

 

Just like meal planning or figuring out what workout is best for you, self-care also takes planning and setting goals that work for you. When starting out, I strongly recommend creating a self-care plan to help you achieve your goals. Here are some tips on creating your own self-care plan...

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WHAT DOES SELF-CARE MEAN & HOW CAN I IMPLEMENT IT INTO MY DAILY LIFE?

September 11, 2021

 

There has been a lot of buzz around the term self-care lately. And while I think self-care is very important in promoting a healthy lifestyle, I think there is an important distinction needed to be made between self-indulgence and self-care.

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WHAT DOES AN ANCHOR SYMBOLIZE?

September 8, 2021


Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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WHAT IS ART THERAPY & DO I HAVE TO BE ARTISTIC TO PARTICIPATE?

September 4, 2021


Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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WHY DO MY THOUGHTS AFFECT MY MOOD?

September 1, 2021


Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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WHAT DOES HARM-REDUCTION MEAN?

June 18, 2021


Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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AMI I GOOD ENOUGH? - HOW DIETS BREED SHAME

January 7, 2021


Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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HOW CAN I BE HAPPIER!

July 3, 2020


Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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WHAT IS BODY POSITIVITY?

June 22, 2020


Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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HOW DO I COPE WITH THE UNCERTAINTY OF COVID-19?

June 9, 2020


Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET ANCHORED

June 2, 2020


Taking that initial step towards counselling can be very nerve wracking. But it is something you should also be very proud of! The first question clients typically ask at the start of their journey is “what are the different types of mental health care providers?”

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