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The Benefit of Group Therapy: Why It Can Be So Powerful

November 9, 2022

It often takes time – and some external guidance – to process traumatic events or losses such as divorce, job loss, etc. There can be a tremendous benefit of group therapy in these situations. Group Therapy provides a safe space for individuals struggling with these types of life changes to work through their emotions under the…

How to Help High School Students With Anxiety

November 9, 2022

As a parent, it’s important to know how to help your high school students with anxiety deal with it. Here are five tips from professional therapists.

Why You Should See a Norfolk Massachusetts Therapist

October 31, 2022

One of the best things you can do for your mental health is seek out professional help from a therapist. A therapist can provide support and guidance as you work through whatever it is you’re dealing with. They can also offer coping mechanisms and tools to help make managing your mental health easier.If you’re considering…

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Seeing a Therapist in Franklin, MA – What’s Involved

October 31, 2022

When it comes to making the decision to see a therapist in Franklin, MA there are a lot of factors that come into play. For some people, the thought of therapy conjures up images of lying on a couch and spilling their deepest, darkest secrets to a stranger. Others may feel like they don’t need…

What is the Law of Attraction?

September 28, 2022

What is the Law of Attraction?  Perhaps you’ve heard of the book The Secret, or you’ve seen quotes on social media from the law of attraction and wondered what it’s all about. The law of attraction is a belief that like attracts like.  In other words, it is the belief that what we think about,…

Free Video: Senior Health & Wellness Fair featuring our founder, Nichole Fusco LICSW

November 19, 2020

The founder of Transitions Counseling Services in Franklin and Norfolk, Nichole Fusco, LICSW, was a featured speaker on Senate President Karen E. Spilka’s one-hour VIRTUAL Senior Health & Wellness Fair on November 20, 2020. Nichole is featured in the video (starting at 32:20) offering skills for self care for seniors during the Pandemic and how…

Couples in COVID: 4 Tips to Thrive!

November 19, 2020

Everyone across the globe has been thrown into a new normal, which is anything but normal. We are adjusting to working from home, distance learning and social isolation. My husband said to me “I’m so happy to be in quarantine with someone I like so much.” I thought to myself…must be nice. All kidding aside,…

Managing Holiday Season Stress: Treatment in the Greater Boston Area

October 19, 2018

For many, mention of the holiday season elicits thoughts of crackling fireplaces, snowflakes falling gently from the sky, and reunions with loved ones. However, unwelcome feelings of stress can dampen the joyous spirit of the season. The higher stress levels associated with the season could be attributed to any number of factors. The time period…

Handling the Transition to College: Treatment for Students in the Greater Boston Area

October 19, 2018

Endless nights spent studying prior to tests and quizzes, innumerable hours dedicated to extracurricular activities, precious minutes of sleep cut short so as to groggily step into the classroom before the bell rings – all culminate in a triumphant graduation from high school. Many graduates will then embark on the next phase of their educational…

Mindfulness Based Therapy for Fast-Paced Greater Boston Living

July 26, 2017

Anxiety and depression are symptoms of the overall stress and burnout that can come with having a fast-paced lifestyle. Living in the suburbs away from it all in beautiful Franklin, Massachusetts has its benefits, but even if you only head into Boston a few days each week on business, it can be extremely stressful. The…

Greater Boston Area: Benefits of CBT for Anxiety Treatment

July 26, 2017

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is used to provide treatment for a wide range of issues and disorders. Individuals who want to learn how to reduce anxiety and address specific issues, including obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), substance abuse, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and autism spectrum disorders (ASD), can benefit greatly from cognitive behavioral therapy…

Adult Therapy in Franklin, MA: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

May 31, 2016

People who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to any degree, know what it is like to have their daily lives disrupted by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors. It can seem like no matter what you do, you can’t get rid of those thoughts or behaviors. However, therapy services in Franklin, MA through Transitions Counseling…

Dealing With Divorce: Therapy for Families in Franklin, MA

May 31, 2016

When parents decide to divorce, it can become a very confusing and stressful time for children, regardless of age. They often feel anger, guilt, responsibility and fear at the thought of their parents breaking up. It is important for couples who are contemplating divorce to bring their children in for counseling services and supportive therapy…

Child and Adolescent Therapy in MA: Autism Spectrum Disorder

May 31, 2016

One of the most successful types of behavioral therapies used today in the treatment of young children and adolescents who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). In some studies, older children, teens and even young adults who suffer from ASD have benefited from the treatment provided through CBT. The…