The Stress of Success

October 24th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Larisa Garski, LMFT  In our modern Western society, we tend to equate success with positive emotions: joy, excitement, security. But there can be a shadow side [...]

Am I Getting Enough Sleep?

June 4th, 2017|0 Comments

By Larisa Garski, LMFT In practice, most of us know that we need more sleep than we’re getting and that screen time  –  time spent on our smart [...]

I’m just so sick . . . of Tinder

May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Larisa Garski, LMFT When it comes to dating in the 21st century, it’s a brave new world of apps, websites, and compatibility algorithms all designed to [...]

The Power of Change

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Larisa Garski, LMFT Change might be one of life’s most frustrating experiences. It often sounds like [...]

Clinician Spotlight: Larisa Garski, LMFT

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Empowered Therapy, Inc. would like to welcome Larisa Garski, LMFT to our staff. Larisa specializes in the following [...]

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year, And I’m Anxious!

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

The holiday season is upon us, and many of us are already scrambling to find the perfect [...]

Money Talks: Part 2 Co-Mingling Your Assets

November 11th, 2016|0 Comments

One of the biggest decisions couples make is merging their finances. Many couples do not recognize the [...]

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Money Talks: Part 1 “Consciously Coupling” Your Finances

November 4th, 2016|0 Comments

One of the most significant stressors in any couple’s relationship is money. Money can be a driving [...]

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Social Media and Self-Esteem: Avoiding the Comparison

October 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Snap Chat. Social media is taking over, and it’s making a big impact on [...]

Transitioning to Motherhood: Taking Care of Your Baby and YOURSELF TOO!

Becoming a mother is something that many women look forward to, and throughout pregnancy, many soon to be mother’s try to imagine what their lives will look like once their child is born. Many women [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Women's Counseling|0 Comments

The Wedding Is Over, Now What?

According to statistics, there are over 60 million married couples in the United States. Although the average age of individuals saying “I do,” is increasing, marital rates are still as high as ever. Many young [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Women's Counseling|0 Comments

Unplugged: focusing on each other instead of the screen

As technology continues to take over our world, the importance of quality time spent with one another becomes even more critical. The Pew Research Center found that 25% of cell phone users in committed relationships [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Couples Counseling|0 Comments

Technology and Dating: The Online Approach To Meeting “The One”

As our world shifts to social media in lieu of social interaction, the Internet and phone apps have become very popular ways to search for a companion. According to eharmony’s research, 40 million Americans use [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Relationship|0 Comments

I’m Getting Married, Should We Talk About It?

The average age of marriage is rising in the U.S., and more and more couples are tying the knot when they have already established their careers, their lifestyles, and their general expectations. As they think [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Couples Counseling|0 Comments

How to Spot a Toxic Friendship

Friends are some of the most important and significant people in our lives, but when friendships begin to feel more like work, it may be a sign that the friendship is turning toxic. A toxic [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Relationship|0 Comments


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