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Jun
28

Transforming Teen Tantrums | JCACounseling Podcast Short


In this insightful JCAC podcast episode, Ginny Vose, APC, and Erica Gregory, LMFT, delve into the challenges of managing temper tantrums in teenagers. They explore the similarities between tantrums in young children and adolescents, offering valuable strategies for parents to support their teens through dysregulated moments using Co-Regulation.




How To Manage TEEN Temper Tantrums | JCAC Podcast Short







Understanding Teen Tantrums:


Teenage tantrums can be as challenging as those experienced during early childhood but manifest differently due to adolescent development and emotional complexities. Recognizing these behaviors is crucial for effective support.


Key Insights from the Podcast:


Staying Calm...


May
17

Conquering Impostor Syndrome: Finding Your Purpose as a Counselor | JCACounseling Podcast Short














Impostor syndrome can be a challenging hurdle for counselors to overcome. In this short clip from the podcast, the hosts discuss how knowing your "why" can serve as a powerful tool for challenging impostor syndrome and staying grounded in your work with clients.


Click on the following link to watch this podcast short: https://youtu.be/bVHAEixocQ0



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About This Podcast Short


Understanding Impostor Syndrome:


Impostor syndrome is a common experience among counselors, where feelings of self-doubt and inadequacy can undermine confidence and competence. The clip acknowledges that the impostor voice can be overwhelming, but it offers a mindset shift to combat these feelings.


The Power of Knowing Your "Wh...


May
16

Exploring Counseling: Is It Right for You? | JCACounseling Podcast Short














Are you considering a career in counseling but unsure if it's the right fit for you? In this short clip from the Healing Through Connection Podcast, the hosts delve into what it truly means to be a counselor, answering common questions like "Do I want to become a counselor?" and "What does the work week look like as a counselor?"


Click on the following link to watch the podcast short: https://youtu.be/NMcZmeB4q6c



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About This Podcast Short


Understanding Counseling:


The episode begins by addressing the fundamental question: "Do I want to become a counselor?" The hosts discuss the intrinsic motivations behind pursuing a career in counseling and the qualities that make someone well-suited for this...


Dec
18

Mindful Motherhood: Prioritizing Mental Health for Stay-at-Home Moms



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What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present in the moment without judgment, a valauble tool for stay-at-home moms facing the challenges of motherhood.



Understanding Mindfulness in Motherhood


Mindfulness helps mothers navigate day-to-day chaos with calmness. It fosters a meaningful connections with their children. By being present in the moment, you're able to build memories, but also reduce overwhelming yourself by allowing yourself as mom to focus on one task at a time. Overall, mindfulness helps relieve stress, provide mental clarity, and promote self-compassion, all contributing to the wellbeing of stay-at-home moms in their fulfilling journey of raising ther...


Apr
25

How EMDR Works... In Everyday Language! | Looking for EMDR? Start Here!


So how does EMDR work? Will it help me? In this video, Erica shares in everyday language how EMDR can help manage difficult emotions and memories from a past trauma. To learn more about EMDR or schedule with a JCA Counselor- click here: https://www.alpharettajohnscreekcounseling.com/emdr-trauma #JCACounseling #EMDR #Counseling




How EMDR Works... In Everyday Language! | Looking for EMDR? Start Here!





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...


Aug
31

Decrease Your Worry With This Easy Tool: EFT Emotional Freedom Tapping




Decrease Your Worry With This Easy Tool: EFT Emotional Freedom Tapping





JCAC Counselor, Ginny Vose, explains Emotional Freedom Tapping (EFT), and guides you through how to use "Psychological Acupuncture" to help you reduce anxiety, pain, and emotional stress. EFT is the action of tapping meridian points, or "emotional hot spots", on your body to restore balance to your body's energy.




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Dec
15

When the Holidays Aren’t Happy


For many people, the holiday season is meaningful, merry, and oh so bright—with the cheery decorations found on every street corner, enticing the hustle and bustle for the most festive time of year. The constant holiday songs, parties, and endless festivities draw a surprise when considering that the holidays aren’t always happy. The truth is, not everyone finds the holiday spirit and experiences its ethereal magic. For some, the holiday season is full of monotony, dread, and stress. This time of year can remind us of whats been lost or never had. I once had a friend express the grief she felt while watching an infamous holiday Publix commercial. The commercial was a reminder of ...


Nov
05

Guided Imagery to Positive Self-Talk: Rewriting Your Negative Thoughts









In this video, Ginny Vose, Counselor with JCAC, leads you through an exercise to learn how to calm the negative thoughts in your brain. You will practice how to change negative self-talk into positive statements that will leave your feeling calm, focused, and strong.



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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Oct
27

Grief Counseling Frequently Asked Questions by Caylin Broome, JCAC Counselor


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What is grief?


Grief is an intense emotional, spiritual, and physical experience that tends to follow a loss event or significant life change. Although culturally we tend to associate grief most commonly with things like death and divorce, many experts believe that you can grieve any major change or deviation from what was “normal” before. This includes the changes that our culture sees as being largely positive, like weddings, moves, and retirement. Even in these situations, the “old” way of life is gone permanently, and despite the fact that these may have been intended and anticipated changes, they often do trigger grief responses and adjustment difficulties.



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May
07

EMDR Explained: Treatment for Trauma That Really Works!








In this video, Ginny Vose, Trauma Specialist and Mental Health Counselor with JCAC, shares with you a trauma treatment called EMDR and what a typical EMDR session looks like. Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, or EMDR is a treatment that enables people to heal from the emotional distress that results from disturbing life experiences by changing the way traumatic memories are stored. In this video, Ginny walks you through Bilateral Stimulation techniques as well as the process of “raising your window of tolerance” through treatment.


Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counse...