1. Is Your Teen Depressed?

    Adolescence is a difficult time in life, from changes in your body to questions about your identity to navigating relationships with your peers. With the amount of uncertainty and turmoil that teenagers face, it is sometimes difficult to discern whether moodiness is the result of normal growth during this time in life or something more serious. Depression affects about 20 percent of teenagers in t…Read More

  2. 8 Signs You’re In A Codependent Relationship

    People often fall into a certain negative pattern when it comes to romance, finding themselves having the same problems over and over again, even with new partners. For people who are codependent, they seem to always be in one-sided relationships in which they are always giving and receiving very little or nothing in return. When you hear the term “codependent” in regards to relationships, you…Read More

  3. What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

    At New Transitions Counseling Center, we use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat a variety of mental health conditions. CBT is a goal-oriented form of psychotherapy that focuses on practical approaches to solving life’s problems. The mission is the change negative thoughts and behavior that contribute to life’s challenges, influencing how they react and feel. CBT can be implemented to …Read More

  4. 3 Tips for Managing Anxiety

    Everyone feels anxious from time to time, but when you have an anxiety disorder, your mind is occupied with more than just normal worrying. For a person with an anxiety disorder, anxiety never leaves them. They may have moments when they feel more or less anxious, but the feelings and thoughts associated with anxiety are always present in the back of their mind. Anxiety can be quite debilitating, …Read More

  5. 5 Healthy Relationship Habits

    No two relationships are exactly alike, but there are certain behaviors that are present in every healthy relationship. When you are in a healthy relationship, you and your partner engage in certain habits that convey how much you love, appreciate, and trust one another. While some of these will just come naturally, relationships still take work, and it is important to develop healthy habits in yo…Read More

  6. Understanding Recreational Therapy

    At New Transitions, we understand that the world of therapy can seem complicated - there are so many different flavors! We have found that recreational therapy is often misunderstood. This type of therapy brings massive benefits both to patients and loved ones and is worth considering! We have all probably heard the word “recreation” used to denote exercise, fitness, and activity. Recreational…Read More

  7. 10 Things to Explore in Your Child’s Prospective Counselor

    Finding a counselor for your child can be a very daunting task. It can feel very risky because your child’s well-being is at stake. We have gathered ten questions to ask possible counselors in order to get a full picture. Is the therapist licensed to practice in your state? (You can check with the state board, or check if the license is displayed in the office.) What are his/her credentials? Is …Read More

  8. 5 Signs It May Be Time To Head To Couples Therapy

    New Transitions Counseling Center’s mission is to help individuals and families uncover their true potential and lead lives that are more connected and fulfilling through couples therapy. Oftentimes we believe we're getting the fairytale when we get married. You know -- meet "the one," have a whirlwind courtship, get married and live happily ever after. What the fairytales don't tell you is tha…Read More