Intergenerational Trauma

Intergenerational Trauma

Written by therapist Marissa Halstead Most all of us grow up in the context of a family unit. This family unit teaches us how to be in the world and helps shape our values, character, and interests. Unfortunately, oftentimes our families teach us really unhealthy...
Empathetic Listening

Empathetic Listening

Written by therapist Marissa Halstead One of the many benefits of counseling is that counselors use empathetic listening skills, which are a form of active listening. Active listening takes a certain level of thoughtfulness before we speak, and is different from what...