What is Postpartum Depression? (And How to Overcome It)

What is Postpartum Depression? (And How to Overcome It) By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP Have you or a loved one recently had a baby? If so, then you might already know how becoming a parent can trigger all sorts of feelings. From excitement and joy to overwhelming anxiety, postpartum depression is typical for […]

The Effect of Stress on Your Body

The Effects of Stress on Your Body By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP Are you feeling stressed out? Overwhelmed? Increasingly anxious? If so, you aren’t alone. The American Psychological Association conducted a poll that revealed Americans’ stress levels are on the rise. Why? Well, you might not be surprised to hear that: 87% of […]

How to Stop a Panic Attack

How to Stop a Panic Attack: 9 Strategies By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP If you’ve experienced a panic attack, then you know how overwhelming, unpredictable, and scary it can feel. However, it is important to recognize that you’re not alone.  Panic attacks are relatively common, and the NIH reported that about 13% of […]

Mental Health and Work from Home

Does Working from Home Affect Your Mental Health? By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP Working from home can play a huge role on your mental health. There’s no denying that the past few years have been different to say the least. From navigating a global pandemic, to altering our everyday routines. We have all […]

8 Signs You Are Addicted to Porn | Fort Wellness Counseling

8 Signs You Are Addicted to Porn (And How It Ruins Relationships) By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP Is your porn addiction ruining your relationship? Now, this is one of those questions that most people don’t like to ask themselves. However, with the rise of the porn industry and the ease of access, it […]

Do I Need Therapy? 8 Signs You Should See a Therapist

Do I Need Therapy? 8 Signs You Should See a Therapist By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP Are you stuck in a rut and having a hard time shaking it? Or maybe you’re having a hard time concentrating at work? Have you found yourself losing interest in people and activities you once enjoyed? Are […]

8 Tips for How to Help Someone Depressed

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8 Tips for How to Help Someone Depressed By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP One of the key elements of friendship is giving and receiving support.  Especially when they are depressed or going through a difficult time. But some people struggle with this and do not know how to do it. It’s normal to […]

15 Coping Skills for Stress Management

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15 Coping Skills for Stress Management By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP While I hate to say it, stress is something that will pretty much always be there in your life. You certainly have it in your life, whether it is due to life events, daily stressors, or other factors. Stress is a problem […]

10 Helpful Coping Skills for Dealing with Difficult Times

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10 Helpful Coping Skills for Dealing with Difficult Times By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP Attending individual counseling sessions with a therapist can help you learn more helpful coping skills and coping mechanisms to get through difficult times.  The Covid-19 pandemic has negatively impacted people’s mental health in substantial ways. Recent research shows that […]

8 Tips for Coping with FOMO – The Fear of Missing Out

8 Tips for Coping with FOMO – The Fear of Missing Out By: Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP In this article, I’m going to discuss a problem that is continuing to get worse in our society.  It’s called FOMO.  I’m sure you have heard about it.  You probably know precisely what it is and […]

A Christian Counseling Approach to Mental Health Therapy

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A Christian Counseling Approach to Mental Health Therapy Guest Post by Joel Peterson, M.A., L.P.C. What is mental health? Achieving your goals? Mental health and achieving your goals usually go hand in hand. You know your goals; “I want to be sober.” “I want to be happy.” “I want to be a better husband.” Mental […]

Strategies for Helping Couples In and Out of Therapy

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Strategies for Helping Couples In and Out of Therapy Guest Post by Zully Shultz, MS, LMFT As a relationship therapist and marriage counselor in Fort Worth, I’m sometimes met with couples who admit they have dragged their feet to schedule their initial appointment.  One or both partners share they have concerns with the meaning of […]

Therapy with Fort Worth Therapists: Building Good Habits and Routines

Therapy with Fort Worth Therapists: Building Good Habits and Routines Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP Attending therapy with Fort Worth Therapists can help you improve your habits and build healthier routines.  Did you know that building routines and habits are especially important when it comes to improving your mental health? It’s true.  In this […]

A Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Common Techniques

A Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Common Techniques Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP In this article, I’ll briefly discuss what Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is and list some of the common techniques utilized in this type of therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most widely used therapeutic approaches by counselors in therapy. […]

How Therapists Can Help You With Anxiety

How Therapists Can Help You With Anxiety Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP In this article, I’ll discuss what anxiety is and list 4 of the most common types of anxiety disorders. I’ll help you understand how a therapist can help you to improve symptoms of anxiety. I’ll discuss how cognitive behavioral therapy targets anxiety. […]

Recovering from Drugs and Alcohol – Maintaining Sobriety in Fort Worth

Recovering from Drugs and Alcohol – Maintaining Sobriety in Fort Worth Guest Post by Neal Williams Today, I want to discuss the topic of Recovery. Before we go any further, please know that everything written here is based on my personal experience. After 12 years in active addiction and over 8 years in recovery, as […]

Thanksgiving and Gratitude – Fort Worth Therapy Facts

Thanksgiving and Gratitude – Fort Worth Therapy Facts Guest Post by Amanda Averbeck, MS, LMFT-Associate I often see social media posts for 30 days of gratitude in the month of November. It is easy to adopt the attitude of gratitude when there is a holiday dedicated to the practice, but what if you were mindful […]

Helpful Things to Know About Depression

Helpful Things to Know About Depression Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP In this article, I’ll define what depression is and summarize the most common type of depression, major depressive disorder.  I’ll provide you with a list of symptoms of depression, so you know what to look out for.  After reading this article, you’ll have […]

When Should I Attend Therapy with Therapists in Fort Worth?

When Should I Attend Therapy with Therapists in Fort Worth? Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP Are you not sure if you should attend therapy with a therapist in Fort Worth? In this article, I will help you determine if you should attend therapy in Fort Worth (or if you should at least consider it)! […]

The Continuum of Addiction and When to Reach Out For Help

The Continuum of Addiction and When to Reach Out For Help Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP Many people have a difficult time truly understanding the continuum of addiction, through either drugs and or alcohol. It seems almost impossible to comprehend why some people become addicted to drugs and alcohol and others do not. A […]

The Benefits of Attending Therapy with a Counselor and Therapist – Part 2

The Benefits of Attending Therapy with a Counselor and Therapist in Fort Worth, TX Part 2 of 3 Rane Wallace, MS, LPC, LCDC, SAP What are the benefits of attending therapy with a counselor or therapist? This is a common question we hear from individuals that have never attended therapy. In this article, we will […]