Dr. Denman's Blog

Mar 4

How Normal is Anxiety?

It seems that everywhere we look there is a book, article, or talk show host talking about how to reduce stress and anxiety. One of the most common issues clients seek treatment for is anxiety. Even if it is not the primary issue, often it is among a laundry list of things someone...

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Mar 4

The Angst of the College Transition

Generally the first significant life decision we make is college. Although this is an exciting time, it is also an extremely stressful time. It is getting harder and harder to get into college and funding is becoming scarce. When I specialized in adolescents, my practice was...

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Jan 1

The Transition from Single to Married

One of the biggest life transition is from being single or dating to either living with someone or marriage. This can be fun and exciting but there is often anxiety, turmoil and sometimes depression with it as well. While dating, there are no fights about who takes out the trash,...

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Apr 4

Improving Self Esteem

Life is hard and most people are even harder on themselves. Self-esteem is something that always comes up, no matter what someone originally comes into therapy for. I have learned through the years that we all struggle with self-esteem and we all seem to think we are the only ones....

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Mar 4

Depression and Life's Transitions

A marriage is coming or maybe a new baby into the family or a move up to a bigger and better job; these are all things that make us happy and give us fulfillment, right? Well, it turns out that any transition can be difficult for people. There are people who are comfortable with...

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Jan 4

Depression Treatment

Depression can be very tricky to treat because when someone is depressed doing anything can become overwhelming. Often people do not understand that they are depressed especially during times that are happy or joyful. Sometimes people blame their depression on a physical problem and...

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Jan 4

Addiction Treatment

Addictions can come in so many different forms that it is impossible to name them all but they all have something in common. All addictions developed as a coping skill, whether it is alcohol, weed, opioids, sexual addiction, eating disorders, gambling, shopping addiction, etc. As...

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Therapy for Addiction

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Addictions can come in so many different forms that it is impossible to name them all but they all have something in common. All addictions developed as a coping skill, whether it is alcohol, weed, opioids, sexual addiction, eating disorders, gambling, shopping addiction, etc.

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