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Blog Category: Family Counseling

Nancy Stroud offers family counseling in Katy, TX, helping resolve the many problems that families face with teens, couples, marriage and conflicts.

Being Down During the Holidays Is Hard

Coping strategies for the holidays Negative emotions can creep in during the holidays, especially if you feel out of touch with family and friends. "The holidays can be the worst time of the year,” says Ken Duckworth, MD, medical director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. What causes holiday blues? Sadness is a personal [...]

By |2019-12-18T00:14:24-06:00December 17, 2019|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Family|

How to Recover from PTSD After Ending a Relationship with a Narcissist

Recovery after a  breakup with a toxic narcissist can be hard to overcome. Psychological trauma from their abuse will not just go away. In fact, this type of abuse can cause long lasting post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. The abuse from a narcissist is overwhelming. It is hard to identify and sufferers tend to blame [...]

By |2019-09-09T13:22:18-05:00September 7, 2019|Categories: Family, Rapid Resolution Therapy|

Coping with Perfectionism and Anxiety – 4 Strategies That Work

Perfection. We all dream of achieving it. Some of us more than others. Of course, great achievements or outstanding work can give us a feeling of satisfaction and lift our self-esteem. But the unrelenting pursuit of perfection can cause quite the opposite. In fact, perfectionism can lead to chronic stress and anxiety.

By |2019-09-20T08:16:42-05:00June 5, 2019|Categories: Anxiety, Family|

Parents: How to Help When Your Teen Feels Left Out on Valentine’s Day

As parents, we love our children. We make so many sacrifices with time, energy, and commitment. And we want to see them happy, progressing, and thriving. When we hear or sense that our teen feels left out during Valentine’s Day celebration, we feel sad, upset, and frustrated to see them struggle, perceiving that they are [...]

By |2019-08-05T11:12:33-05:00February 1, 2019|Categories: Family|

Why NOT to Rush to Couples Counseling After Infidelity

The advice you may receive—especially from friends and family—on how to recover from infidelity often is to rush immediately to couples counseling. What these well-meaning people don’t realize, however, is that this approach can be counterproductive. Why? Jumping right into couples counseling after infidelity often bypasses any trauma the situation has created for you. In [...]

By |2019-07-08T21:20:47-05:00November 15, 2018|Categories: Family|