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By UB staff therapist Michael Maloney, LCPC The Identified Patient.  What does that mean? To quote Wikipedia the Identified Patient is “a term used in a clinical setting to describe the person in a dysfunctional family who has been unconsciously selected to act out the family’s inner conflicts as a diversion.”  The term helps explain
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Netflix has persistently produced shows that tackle today’s mental health issues. Black Mirror portrays the dangers of social media addiction; Maniac reveals the importance of therapy as opposed to ‘alternative’ recovery methods. Now the platform has a new victory to add to its list – an eight episode mini-series called Russian Doll. SPOILER ALERT: This
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What actually happens during marriage counseling? How can my spouse and I benefit from it? In the first part of this guide, we looked at the logistics of marriage counseling (How Marriage Counseling Works – Step by Step). Now we will explain what to expect from marriage counseling to give you more insight into the
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Marriage counseling is a proven platform for resolving relationship conflicts. If you have considered starting marriage therapy, you may be curious how the process works. In this guide, we will explore how marriage counseling works step-by-step, so you know what to expect along the way. Before the First Appointment The first step in the journey

Anger Management Group starts Feb. 4!

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As you set your 2019 New Year’s resolutions, think about your mental health. What can you do to feel better next year? What would make you happier in your day to day life? These are the things that will ultimately help the rest of your resolutions come true. Here are some mental health resolutions that
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