Creative Space Online Counseling and Coaching

bmaulding@csocounseling.hush.com ~ 1 (224) 623-2251

We are an online provider who provides therapy services for individuals suffering from anxiety in the Chicagoland area, mid Illinois, and Southern Illinois. We provide coaching services, anger management, and a tailored anxiety program for individuals living in the United States and Internationally.

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7 Flirting Hacks that Actually Work

Have you ever wondered if there is a psychological reason that some flirting techniques work and others do not? Well, there are reasons behind each flirting hack that we are going to share with you. So imagine, the cute guy/girl that you wanted so badly to talk to (but your anxiety is telling you that it’s not a good idea). Imagine getting the confidence to walk up to them and be able to talk to them. It doesn’t have to be as unnerving as it currently is. What if you had some science to back up that confidence? Read on to find out.

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To Retreat or To Not Retreat...

I remember what it was like to go to a retreat. We had a retreat for my church a while back around Christmas. They did a tea party, played games, and we had an overall nice time. When I think of retreats, I think of an oasis, a place to get away from the stresses of life. I think of camaraderie, being able to spend time with friends and getting to know new friends. So there are a couple of reasons to say yes to a retreat…What’s your reason?

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How to Manage Your Anxiety at Work

A work environment can be hard when you are struggling with panic attacks, and you are constantly counting down the time when you get to be free of the place. Did you know that 75% of people admit that stress affects their daily life? The anxiety that stress causes can affect daily life through relationships, work, and every aspect of your daily life. Workplace stress comes in a variety of different ways.

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What is a Trigger and Why Should I Care?

What is a trigger? A trigger is an event or thought that causes an anxious reaction. Triggers are both internal and external. Internal triggers are things like thoughts. External triggers are things like events, days, interactions with people, and other things. Sometimes, the triggers combine to the point where it's hard for you to figure out what came first. 

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Can Tattoos Help Your Anxiety?

The stigma related to having mental health problems can seem limiting. Some people may feel stifled and struggle with not being able to talk about the things that hinder them or cause them to struggle from day to day. One way that some people speak out against mental health stigma is to adorn themselves with mental health related tattoos. It's a concept that's come to be known as tattoo therapy. 

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How to Set Healthy Boundaries

Between family and friends, it's often hard at times to set appropriate boundaries with other people. Let me know if the following sounds familiar. Have you ever had a situation where someone kind of bullied you into making a decision where you didn't feel comfortable? What about a time when you went along with something even though it didn't feel right to you? These are examples of when your internal alarm was going off, and you ignored it. So what are boundaries and how can you keep them? 

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How ENFPs React to Anxiety

I am a huge believer in how personality types interact with one another. As an INFJ, I tend to have a lot of people who are ENFPs in my life. Actually, most of the clients that I end up treating, tend to be ENFPs. I also noticed that ENFPs tend to struggle with anxiety for a variety of different reasons. As ENFPs struggle with anxiety, they tend to show some unique patterns of behavior. 

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Creative Space Online Counseling and Coaching

Barbara Maulding, NCC, LCPC

224-623-2251

Illinois