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Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Recently I picked up a book of poetry: Inward, a collection by Yung Pueblo. The book “explores the movement from self-love to unconditional love, the power of letting go, and the wisdom that comes when we truly try to know ourselves”—themes that I encounter a lot as a...

People Pleasing

People Pleasing

Have you ever struggled with saying no to your family or friends? Do you constantly strive to please others, often sacrificing your own wants and needs in the process? This is what you call people pleasing, when individuals alter their behaviors to make everyone else...

Stoicism: A Philosophy for Life

Stoicism: A Philosophy for Life

Perhaps you have never heard of Stoicism, or perhaps you’ve heard it mentioned in a podcast or seen an article online about what it is. Perhaps, like me, you have begun to incorporate some of its principles into your life. When I first began learning about Stoicism, I...

The Enneagram, Therapy, and You: Enneagram One

The Enneagram, Therapy, and You: Enneagram One

Hi, my name is Shelby, and I am one of the therapists at The Works Counseling Center. Sometimes, when clients are just getting started in counseling, it can feel difficult to know where to begin. If they are not in the practice of talking about themselves or knowing...

All About Sand Tray Therapy

All About Sand Tray Therapy

Sand tray therapy is a form of expressive therapy, typically used in session with children. However, it can be used with all ages. Sand tray therapy involves a tray of sand and figurines that can be placed inside of the tray to allow them to reflect on different...