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CFC offers medical evaluations to determine clearance for bariatric surgery

CFC offers medical evaluations to determine clearance for bariatric surgery medical evaluations to determine clearance for bariatric surgery

Many people struggle with weight and efforts to lose weight on their own. This past year has added another variable to complicate the matter including isolation, decreased ability to engage in previous forms of physical activity, and food as a way to cope and soothe oneself due to stress. There are many options to help […]

Strategies to Help Your Relationship Cope through the Pandemic

Strategies to Help Your Relationship Cope through the Pandemic

First, let me say that the pandemic is challenging on so many different levels, and may absolutely impact your relationship. Numerous stressors may arise at any moment, and there has been, and continues to be, a lot of information that you need to process through to try and make some sort of sense of what […]

Tackling Valentine’s Day

Tackling Valentine’s Day

As the notorious Valentine’s Day rears it’s head some people may notice an increase in their feelings of anxiety, depression, and loneliness. Valentine’s Day has a way of bringing into focus where we are in our relationships, which for some, leads to grief or disappointment.  Can you take back Valentine’s Day and find the childhood […]

“New Year New Me” and other BS

“New Year New Me” and other BS

Raise your hand if you ever made a new year resolution that somehow slipped to the way-side around February or March.  This is NOT a personal failure. Change is HARD.  And frankly, sustainable change doesn’t happen overnight, as much as we believe it might (or wish it would). Resolutions are great, don’t get me wrong. […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Ways to help overcome feeling stuck in the loop

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Ways to help overcome feeling stuck in the loop

For some, this is considered the most wonderful time of the year especially if you partake in the holiday season festivities or spending time with your families celebrating. This can be a time filled with joy, reflection on the past year, and a time for being thankful for the many blessings. For others it can […]

COVID and PTSD

COVID and PTSD

Both of these words are in all caps because they are words that mean more than the one word itself. COVID is our generation’s first and only pandemic that has been so charged that we often find ourselves saying phrases like, “I have PTSD” or “I am OCD.” However, it is important to define the […]

Where your past meets your present self…

Where your past meets your present self… EMDR Therapy

Most people come to therapy with a pressing issue. Maybe you’re struggling getting feedback from your boss, or feeling sad when your friends leave you out. Maybe you have a fear of dogs and your partner wants to get one. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) may be able to help you with the reason […]

I’ll be home (sick) for the Holidays

I’ll be home (sick) for the Holidays

For many, the holidays are a time that brings people together. Be it surrounded by family or friends, most find themselves celebrating in a crowd of loved ones. With the ongoing COVID pandemic, the holiday season is bound to look quite different this year.  How can we decrease the feelings of loneliness and increase the […]

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