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Overcoming the Need to Please Others

Tips for Overcoming the Need to Please Others

January 21, 2023

Do you find yourself constantly putting the needs and wants of others before your own? Do you feel guilty if you don’t comply with requests or prioritize someone else’s agenda over yours? If so, it’s likely that people pleasing has become an unhealthy habit for you. People pleasing is a behavior often rooted in low…

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The Benefits of Therapy for Children and Teens

January 21, 2023

Introduction: Therapy can be an incredibly beneficial resource for children and teens, helping them improve their communication and problem-solving skills, manage their emotions and behaviors, cope with trauma or stress, and support healthy development and relationships. If you’re a parent in Norfolk MA considering therapy for your child or teen, it’s important to understand the…

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Postpartum Depression: What Every New Mom Needs to Know

January 21, 2023

Introduction Having a baby is one of the most joyous experiences in life, but it can also be overwhelming and stressful. For some new mothers, the stress of becoming a parent can trigger postpartum depression (PPD), which is a serious mental health condition that needs to be addressed. In this article, we will discuss what…

The Importance of Self-Care for Mental Health

The Importance of Self-Care for Mental Health

January 21, 2023

Self-care is an essential aspect of maintaining good mental health. It involves taking the time to care for and nourish your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Neglecting self-care can lead to feelings of burnout and can ultimately negatively impact your mental health. On the other hand, prioritizing self-care can help you feel more balanced and…

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Healthy Communication Between Mom and Daughter. A Norton MA Therapist’s Thoughts.

December 20, 2022

As a daughter, the relationship with your mother can be one of the most important and influential in your life. But like any relationship, it requires effort and attention to maintain a healthy dynamic. Good communication is a crucial part of any healthy relationship, and this is especially true for the relationship between a mother…

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Franklin MA Therapy: How to Support Your Child After a Move

December 20, 2022

Introduction Moving to a new home can be an exciting and stressful experience for anyone, but it can be especially challenging for children. They may feel overwhelmed by the unfamiliar surroundings, miss their old friends and community, and struggle to adjust to their new environment. As a parent, it’s important to provide support and guidance…

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How to Talk to Your Child About Attending Therapy

December 20, 2022

Mental health is an important aspect of overall well-being that should not be overlooked, especially in children. It’s not uncommon for children to struggle with anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues, and seeking help through therapy can be an important step in addressing these challenges and improving quality of life. However, the stigma surrounding…

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Tips for Improving Communication in Your Relationship – Expert Advice from Transitions Counseling, Inc.

December 20, 2022

Effective communication is a vital component of any healthy relationship, and at Transitions Counseling Inc., we understand the importance of helping couples improve their communication skills. When couples are able to effectively communicate, they are better equipped to understand each other’s needs and feelings, resolve conflicts, and build a strong foundation for their relationship. However,…

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…