Waiting & Stressed Out

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Image of a man at working checking the time. A christian therapist Portland, OR explains the connection between waiting and healing and being stressed out. Stop being stressed out with online therapy in Oregon

by Shane Fookes, MA LPC Intern “The waiting is the hardest part.” Tom Petty Who Likes To Wait When Stressed Out? When you are feeling stressed out you want to be able to fix it … Read More

Simplicity

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by Shane Fookes, MA LPC Intern Why do people seek Christian counseling? People seek counseling because they are experiencing some kind of mental, emotional, and/or relational distress. Something in their life feels overwhelming and out … Read More

Troubled By Your Thoughts?

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by Shane Fookes, MA LPC Intern “Whose thoughts are those?” A regular interaction I have with new clients involves their thoughts, especially anxious thoughts. “My boss expects too much of me. I can’t keep up!” … Read More

Want To Be Happy?

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by Shane Fookes, MA LPC Intern In the first session or two of a counseling relationship, a primary topic of conversation involves goals. The counselor asks a client something like, “What outcome do you want … Read More