Your story is unique and the struggle for freedom from anxiety and unhappiness in your current situation has a resolution. OHM Counseling offers individual, couples & family professional counseling in the Aurora/Denver Colorado area. With respect for your individual identities, whether it is culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation and/or any parts of you that informs your experience, evidenced-based approaches are used to help achieve your life goals.
Fall in love Oxytocin and VasopressinIf oxytocin is Juliet, then vasopressin is Romeo of the neurotransmitter world. They are two neurochemicals important in bond formation for females and males during the attachment stage where oxytocin is implicated in female bonding whereas vasopressin in male bonding. Interestingly, a series of studies on the naturally monogamous prairie voles found that the … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Special: Neurochemicals of Love
Most people aren’t seeking help for too much happiness. Unlike all the other emotions that are typically regarded as “negative,” this one seems to be in a class all its own. In fact, the benchmark or goal of therapy is oftentimes some sort of happiness or contentment. It is so in demand that at some … Continue reading Primary Emotions Series: How Happy Got Away
Many people come to counseling for anxiety, which is typically rooted in some type of fear. Whether we fear social situations, death, failing a test, failing to live up to our fullest potential—fear is a barometer for our safety and it is not always physical but also emotional and mental. When there is a threat … Continue reading Primary Emotions Series: We Who Run From Fear