Things to Know About Professional Counselors

10 things to know about professional counselors: 1) Counselors have a Master's or Doctoral degree in counseling. Graduate school programs offer courses for specializing in school, clinical, marriage and family, addictions, etc. It is highly beneficial to find a counselor who specializes in what you are seeking help for, however, isn't necessary in all cases … Continue reading Things to Know About Professional Counselors

Wellness Tips for the Busy Person

Busy "Busy" definitions: having a great deal to do; occupied with or concentrating on a particular activity or object of attention; excessively detailed or decorated. People are immersed in projects and activities for a number of reasons. One, is simply because life becomes chaotic. With multiple things occurring at once, a person must act before … Continue reading Wellness Tips for the Busy Person

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Reflect More On Everything That You Are

Sometimes we spend too much time wishing we were at a different place in our lives or wishing we were more like somebody else. We're not content with how things are going or with who we are. We long for things to come, instead of living in the present. Setting goals, chasing dreams, having high … Continue reading Reflect More On Everything That You Are

Western Pennsylvania Nonprofit Organizations and Charities (Directories)

Resources, resources, resources! "Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested." African Proverb I want to help provide people with the tools to cultivate their own gardens. Below are links to directories for nonprofit organizations and charities. The Pittsburgh region is blessed by over 3,000 nonprofit organizations. Services and … Continue reading Western Pennsylvania Nonprofit Organizations and Charities (Directories)

“Finish Stronger”

I came up with the name Finish Stronger Counseling from my experience and passion for running. To "finish stronger" means to end the session better than when it began. Think about training for a marathon. During training runs, sometimes the goal is to have negative splits (a steadily increasing pace per mile as the run … Continue reading “Finish Stronger”