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Cultivate your (inner) garden to change your life | Andrews and Associates Counseling

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“Life is bristling with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to cultivate one’s garden.” -Voltaire What does it mean to cultivate your own garden? The world is an imperfect place, and life is rarely fair. Difficulties and struggles abound all around us. But instead of agonizing over the many troubles that exist in […]

How to cultivate your (inner) garden to improve life

August 5, 2022

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About the new 988 mental health lifeline The 988 mental health crisis lifeline rolls out nationwide on July 16, 2022. This simple 3-digit phone number was established to make it easier for those experiencing emotional distress or a mental health crisis to reach counselors and receive support. Dialing 988 will route calls to the National […]

988 Mental Health Crisis Lifeline: All about 988 and how it can help you

July 1, 2022

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Andrews & Associates Counseling opened a new location in Manhattan, Kansas on April 25, 2022. The new therapy office space is located at 4201 Anderson Ave, Suite D 110. Manhattan Office Gallery The gallery above shows the completed interior of the building, and pictures the waiting area, reception desk, and examples of the therapy office […]

Manhattan Therapy Office Now Open

April 29, 2022

Reading books for mental health

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In honor of National Reading Month, we have curated a special book list for you! Our therapists here at Andrews & Associates Counseling have selected a few of their favorite books covering subjects including relationships, mental and emotional health, and more. These books are recommended for adult therapy clients. These reading selections are great for […]

7 Great Books for Therapy Clients • Handpicked by Therapists

March 4, 2022

How to tell if therapy is working - Andrews & Associates Counseling

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Whether you are new to therapy or have been attending sessions for a while, you may be wondering how to tell if therapy is working. Questioning the efficacy of therapy is common, and you are encouraged to do so! Therapy is an important investment and a meaningful undertaking. It’s wise to consider ways you can […]

5 Important Signs That Therapy Is Working

September 2, 2021

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A familiar sensation has been lingering in the air. Can you feel it? It’s perceptible throughout the community. Children are clinging to the final weeks of summer vacation while mourning the impending loss of wild abandon. Back-to-school preparations are taking center stage as overwhelmed teachers and parents coordinate their hectic schedules. University students are left […]

Community Support Makes Us Resilient

August 4, 2021

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I haven’t been sleeping well. It happens occasionally, often what I refer to as an “Early Warning Sign” of something I need to address in my life. Stress, slipping into poor habits, not taking good care of myself. But this has felt different. This isn’t just a night or two; it’s bigger. There’s something about […]

It’s Been a Year

March 19, 2021

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It saddens me to be writing this. If I weren’t so tired, my soul might actually be weeping tears of profound sadness. Instead, I have settled for weary resignation of the way things are and a diluted sense of grief for how they used to be. Most days, I don’t know if I’m bored, overworked, […]

In the Words of Viktor Frankl

October 11, 2020

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Sakura Every spring, the Japanese cherry trees bloom. It’s a ravishing sight really. People travel from across the world to witness this brief spectacle. The trees are heavy and dripping with luscious, pale pink blossoms, the accumulation of which paints like an explosion of down feathers. Cast against the blue sky and lush green grass, […]

And the Sakura Sings

August 21, 2020

Hello Pain Meet Your Therapist Andrews and Associates Counseling Manhattan KS

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Most people have no idea what to expect when they walk in to see a therapist for the first time. Anxiety often builds up in anticipation of the therapy experience – at least initially. The American Psychological Association has found that media portrayals can influence how people perceive therapists and the therapy experience as a […]

Hello, Pain. Meet Your Therapist.

July 18, 2020