Taking Responsibility in a Codependent Relationship

You know the worst thing about living alone? When you misplace something, you have no one to blame but yourself. I was looking for my headphones the other day. I was frustrated that I couldn’t find a single pair and more frustrated I had no one to blame but me! That got me thinking about…

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Stop Repeating the Same Mistakes of Enabling Bad Behavior

Have you ever become frustrated because you find yourself in the same (or similar) predicament over and over with a loved one who will not change? How many times do you realize, often too late, that as careful as you thought you were being, you made choices that led you down the same old path…

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The Second Principle of Intuitive Eating: Honor Your Hunger

As discussed in a previous blog, Intuitive Eating focuses on teaching people how to reconnect and listen to their bodies in a non-judgmental and compassionate way. The book The Intuitive Eating Workbook: 10 Principles for Nourishing a Healthy Relationship with Food by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN, and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN lays out the principles…

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Handling COVID-19 Weight Changes in Eating Disorder Recovery

According to a survey of over 3,000 US adults by the American Psychological Association (APA), the majority of Americans experienced undesired weight change last year. An Advisory Board article notes that “61% of respondents said they had experienced an undesired weight change since the start of the epidemic, with 42% saying they had experienced undesired…

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How Neurofeedback Helped Me

As the founder of Marietta West Cobb Counseling Center, I first learned about neurofeedback when I met Melissa Hergert of BrainTrain Centers, Inc. over 5 years ago. Melissa introduced me to neurofeedback with the offer of a complimentary Brain Map and follow-up report of findings. It came at just the right time. I spent over…

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COVID-19 Policy

We at Marietta West Cobb Counseling Center are closely monitoring the updates from the CDC and the Georgia Department of Public Health. We are also complying with the resolution passed on March 24, 2020 by the City of Marietta. We are concerned for your safety and health as well as our own. To that end,…

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