What is EAP Therapeutic Counseling?

Are you interested in EAP therapeutic counseling services but aren’t sure what to expect? EAP counseling is based on the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) counseling theory developed lesly-juarez-220845by Steve de Shazer and Kim Berg in the late 1970s. SFBT entails using future focused, goal- oriented counseling techniques by developing clear, concise and realistic goals. Your EAP counselor will help to look ...

Continue Reading →

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace – The differences what to do about it

Workplace BullyingThe workplace bullying institute defines workplace bullying as the repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one or more persons (the targets) by one or more perpetrators. While some of the specific actions a person may take against another person that would constitute bullying is similar, or even identical, to the actions seen in Workplace Harassment, there are several distinct difference:

  • Bullying can be perpetrated by anyone ...
Continue Reading →

Mental Illness vs. Mental Health: The Difference and Why it Matters in the Workplace

Mental health vs mental IllnessThe terms ‘mental health’ and ‘mental illness’ are often though of and used interchangeably. Unless you are a psychotherapist or some other practitioner in the field, you probably don’t think much about the difference between the two or aren’t even aware that there is a difference. But when it comes to how well we work with others, our productivity, and ...

Continue Reading →

Boundaries: One Key to Successful Work-Life Balance

Salvi LoPiccolo, LMHC

Work-Life-Balance-1024x708Stressed, fatigued, tired, overwhelmed, exhausted…. All common words many of us use to describe a long day after work. More than any other nation, Americans are quickly running from one activity to the next and leaving little room for ourselves. Everything and everyone around us is a larger priority and just the thought of taking a moment for ourselves becomes ...

Continue Reading →

Body Language: What we’re really saying

BodyLanguageWhat is your body say about you? We’re not talking about your height, weight, size, or shape.  We’re also not talking about whether you’re athletically trim or could stand to lose a few pounds.  What we’re talking about is what your body is unconsciously communicating, when you’re consciously communicating to others.

Whether you are aware of it or not, your body is constantly giving ...

Continue Reading →

The Challanges of Workplace Relationships

Workplace-friendsWhen we think of interpersonal relationships, our first thoughts typically jump to friends and family. But with the average American worker spending more than 50 hours every week interacting with their colleagues on the job, workplace relationships are an important part of most people’s lives. The success, or lack thereof, of workplace relationships can have an immense impact on workplace performance and ultimately, ...

Continue Reading →

Joblessness & Depression: How Are They Connected?

It is no surprise to anyone that joblessness is a depressing thing to contemplate for most people. What many people do not immediately realize is the complex equation that connects Joblessness and Depression.

The first thing to recognize is that while “being depressed” and even “depression” are terms used fairly frequently in everyday speech, Depression is a clinical term covering a range of different states.

Depression is a ...

Continue Reading →