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Feb
25
Physical Grounding: Anchor Your Body - Calm Your Mind (Part 2 of 3)





In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, discusses another type of Grounding to help with Anxiety. You will learn 5 ways to anchor your body in order to calm your mind, using Physical Grounding. These include stretching, breathing, and more. Stay tuned Alice's last grounding video next week where she will discuss Soothing Grounding.


Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.


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Feb
19
Mental Grounding: 5 Ways to Calm Your Mind (Part 1 of 3)







In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, discusses one type of Grounding to help with Anxiety. You will learn 5 ways on how to focus your mind using Mental Grounding. These include imagery, reading, or playing mental games. Stay tuned for future videos that discuss Physical and Soothing Grounding.



Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.


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Feb
12
Anxiety Series Catch Up

Anxiety Series Catch Up:


To catch up with everyone on all of the anxiety videos we have put together, here is the very video we have created.





What Is ANXIETY? Anxiety Vs. Stress, & How to Manage Anxiety!





Episode 1 in the JCAC Anxiety Series: What is Anxiety... Really? The word anxiety is used a lot to describe stress or worry. Anxiety describes chronic stress...





PTSD & Anxiety; Is My Anxiety Really PTSD?





In this video, Ginny Vose, Mental Health Counselor with JCAC, discusses how anxiety is different with PTSD. She goes into detail about what is PTSD, the Symp...





GRIEF & ANXIETY: How to Manage the ANXIETY that comes with GRIEF





In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, explains how to ma...


Feb
01
Guided Meditation for Anxiety: How to Let Go of Worry About the Future and Regret of The Past







In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, guides you through letting go of the regrets of your past, and the flase worries of the future. These tools can help you to learn how to reduce your anxiety by gaining self-awareness, learning to let go, and resting in the present.


Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, Ga.


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Jan
29
Depression Explained: Why Depression is Hard, Especially Now






In this video, Clinical Director, Erica Gregory explains what medical depression looks and feels like. Erica has worked with depressed children, teens, and adults, and she uses her experience with real clients who have depression to help you understand the signs and symptoms of depression. This past year, COVID-19 has increased all of our stress, anxiety, and depression. If you are having trouble coping with depression, please check out the resources below to get the support and help you need.



REMEMBER: Depression lies to you! THERE IS HOPE!


Mental Health Support and Advocacy: www.NAMI.org


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: https://afsp.org


Free E-Book: Finding Calm in the Storm: https...


Jan
27
Why Perfectionism Causes Anxiety and How to Manage It






In this video, Rachel Dorneanu, Counselor at JCAC, will discuss the three types of perfectionism, how perfectionism impacts your life, why understanding perfectionism is important, and how to set realistic goals and expectations for yourself. This video is perfect for anyone who struggles with Perfectionism, or for someone who knows someone with Perfectionism. Rachel work with Perfectionism in her counseling practice and understands Perfectionism personally. She can help!



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Jan
25
Tips for Beating Post-Graduation Anxiety

Tips for Beating Post-Graduation Anxiety



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Graduation is exciting for most people who have taken the step and finished school, or a program of some sort. The final step that most students look at as one of their greatest accomplishments. However, the pandemic has shifted what post-graduation may look like for some. In the past few months, we have seen a rise in unemployment rates, as well as the closure of various businesses. To a graduating student, the workforce now seems like a hunting ground to beat out the next person in finding a job, that is already scarce. Just knowing that, there may be a few jobs available for a certain career field may leave any student feeling a variety of emotio...

Jan
25
Marriage and Money

Marriage and Money



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Episode 9 of the anxiety series is all about tackling the distressing topic that a lot of couples face; finances! Marriage and finances are two extremely complicated topics. Marriage is a union that mixes different family history backgrounds, life cycles, history, and rules; Finances has its own history and rules. When you combine these two, then you have a whole new problem to deal with.


In this video, clinical coordinator/ owner Erica Gregory and Financial advisor Debbie Dorman, come together to put together helpful tips when it comes to managing the twist and turns of anxiety caused by marriage and finances.



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Jan
13
Intimacy & COVID

Intimacy & COVID




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Relationships are complicated, and they are even more complicated when we throw a pandemic into the mix. The pandemic restructured the way we go on dates, how we communicate, and how we do life in general.


Overall, in the United States, there are 14 million people in long-distance relationships, and even more that cohabitate together. Adding on to these numbers, are married couples!


The main problem that most of these couples report is intimacy, even the couples that live together. Because of COVID, the long-distance couples struggle with physical intimacy, and the couples that live together struggle with creating time for intimacy. Some may ask, "how is it possible to have no...


Jan
08
Family Check-in





Family Check-Ins



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Family Check-ins should not be hard! Check-ins are great tools to use when you have kids that are old enough to express how they are feeling. Check-ins also allow parents to continue fostering bonds with their children.


Try out some of these techniques to check in with your family on a Friday!



1) family group chat


2) family game night


3) family pizza night


4) family craft night


5) our moment's card game




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