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Therapy So How Much Does It Cost?

This is a something we hear often and thought it would be good to write a blog entry to answer the burning question. People often look at the price tag of a 50 minute therapy session and immediately think that it is expensive or they cannot afford it. Therapy pricing...

Adult Bullying

Adult Bullying…..Really? Over the years we have seen more and more adults who are struggling with another adult bullying them in their life. The most common situations of bullying are at work, in social groups like moms groups, or by relatives. We are led to believe...

Be An Olympian

Like most of you when the Olympics come around every two years, I love watching the athletes and hearing their stories. Us humans, we love stories. We become so engaged listening to the Olympians life narrative. Many have overcome adversity and all of them have...

Struggling With Your Boss?

Struggling with Your Boss? Learn to Manage Up Sarah James, Certified Executive and Business Coach Although at times it may seem difficult to establish and maintain a strong relationship with your boss, it is paramount to your success. Depending on your manager this...

Welcome to The Counseling Place Blog!

My name is Sarah James from The Counseling Place at Lone Tree - www.CounselingLoneTree.com. I look forward to sharing with you many of the aspects of counseling and therapy that I have learned over many years. I enjoy providing others with bits of information that can...

EMDR Therapy

Many people come to my office and have heard about EMDR therapy and that it is highly effective yet they do not know how it works.  EMDR is a powerful therapeutic tool that helps free people from the emotional, cognitive, and/or physical charge they consciously or...

The Aurora Shootings and PTSD

Recently, my practice has been busy helping people better understand how we react to trauma after the horrific shooting at the Aurora movie theater.  Often times when experiencing a traumatizing event, individuals feel like they are in a fog and they don't know what...

Depression: The Clear Path

Depression can feel overwhelming and almost as if there is no way out of the depth of negativity you may feel. The lack of energy, motivation, and focus can engulf your life.  Many people want to jump to an anti-depressant to resolve these uncomfortable emotions....

Relationships: Should I Stay or Go?

Clients often come to me feeling unfulfilled in their relationships and wonder if they should just leave.  The feelings and issues seem to be too much to overcome. People in this situation find themselves overwhelmed and lacking direction. This is a difficult place to...

Survivors – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

I found this article written about our servicemen and women and wanted to share it.  There is not a lot of public awareness of what Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) looks like.  People who suffer from PTSD do not feel like their regular selfs. I treat PTSD...

Communication: How You Filter Information

When I coach clients on the topic of effective communication in their relationships, I realize over and over again that the simple act of speaking and listening is not simple at all.  When we communicate, we often times are hearing what we want to hear.  Why is this? ...

“101 Great Ways to Enhance Your Career”

Visit http://www.1shoppingcart.com/app/?Clk=4210515 Sarah James has partnered with David and Michelle Riklan, the founders of the #1 self growth website in the world (www.selfgrowth.com) to co-author "101 Great Ways to Enhance Your Career."  The book includes chapters...

The Art of Letting Go

People often find themselves irritated, operating at their max capacity, or weighed down. Perhaps some feel as if they are gripping on tightly to certain aspects in their life and cannot let go, or simply feeling sad. Many individuals can identify the feeling, but...