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    Can’t Stop Thinking...

    • Can’t Stop Thinking...

    “Why is it so hard to just relax?” “Why can’t I turn my thoughts off?” Sound familiar? So many anxiety sufferers struggle with the quieter moments in life or have difficulty relaxing. It’s a vicious cycle, you go to work and look forward to the end of the day or weekend, you get there, and you can’t escape your mind. Somehow, your desired time becomes stressful and without learning to properly control these thoughts or utilizing good coping skills, many people turn to maladaptive behaviors. Drinking, drugs, binge eating, excessively exercising or anything to stop the mind from examining every detail of the past or future. I get it, it’s exhausting. Maybe you can relate and let me tell you MANY PEOPLE FEEL THIS WAY.

    So, how does one learn to turn their thoughts off? I wish there was an easy answer to this question but like most things in life, if you want something, you’ve got to work at it -- anxiety included. At A Little Counseling, we see counseling sessions as weekly practice. Our program is designed to help you learn to think in a more productive way. When you’ve spent so many years of your life being trapped in your mind, it takes time and practice to learn how to navigate your way out. Positive coping skills can be great and are certainly better than negative coping, but alone they are not always universal in all situations. This is why learning to retrain your brain to think differently is so beneficial and anybody who is willing to put the work in CAN! If you’re ready, give us a call.

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    We are devoted to bettering our company so we've established affiliations with industry partners. These organizations elevate our services by keeping us informed of new regulations and breakthroughs in our field.

    American Counseling Association
    Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling
    North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
    Psychology Today - Verified Member

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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice

    A Little Counseling, PLLC takes the Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat very seriously and we are committed to continuing services during Wake County's stay-at-home order. For the safety of our clients and staff we are only offering Telehealth services until further notice:

    Our staff would like to thank all of our clients and their families for trusting us with your mental health. We are doing our best to be available during this stressful time. Please check back to our website for further changes to this policy.

    Thank you- Bri-Ann Richter-Abitol