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between-therapy-sessions
The time between your therapy sessions is an opportunity to make tremendous progress. Even if you see your therapist once a week for a full hour, there are 167 extra hours in that week. That’s time that could be used to improve your mental health, reduce stress, and overcome obstacles you’re facing. How can you

Hygge Group: Coping with the Winter Blues

Grief Support Group Starting January 22!

We are excited to announce that Urban Balance has been selected for the 2018 Best of Evanston Award in the Marriage Counselor category by the Evanston Award Program! Each year, the Evanston Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies
marriage-counseling-work
Does marriage counseling work? Is marriage counseling right for me? These are common questions couples ask when there is conflict in their relationship. The good news is that many couples have success with marriage counseling. As long as you commit to therapy and work with the right therapist, you can see a positive change in
what is depressive episode

What Is a Depressive Episode?

A depressive episode is a heightened state of depression. This can occur for any level of depression, from moderate to severe. The triggers for depressive episodes vary from person to person, as do their timeframes. In this guide, we will take a closer look at what a depressive episode is and how you can get
seasonal-affective-disorder
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that corresponds with the changing of the seasons. This most often occurs during the winter and fall months, but it can occur in the spring and summer as well. People with SAD experience depression around the same time each year, and they are often unaware of
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