The Phoenix Counseling Collective
531 E. Lynwood St. Phoenix, AZ 85004
623-295-9448
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We are thrilled to announce that The Phoenix Counseling Collective is moving! Our new address is: 531 E. Lynwood, Phoenix, AZ 85004. For the last 6 years our practice has enjoyed seeing our clients out of an historic house in downtown Phoenix. That space felt comfortable and safe to do the difficult work of growing […]

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We Are Moving

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Here at the Phoenix Counseling Collective, we believe that emotions (what some call “feelings”) are important for a number of reasons. This post will explore the territory of what emotions are.  Emotions are… the language of the body. the currency of experientially knowing and being known.  what connect us to ourselves, other people and the […]

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Why “Feelings” ARE Important

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Almost everyone knows the feeling of an emotional wound, whether it be heartbreak, abandonment, or loss. When someone you love hurts you, often you can actually feel physical sensations that go along with that. For example, people will say they “have a heavy heart” or “I’m heartbroken” and this correlates to actual physical sensations they […]

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Why Do Emotional Wounds Cut So Deeply?

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DO therapists go to their own therapy? Yep, at least, here at Phoenix Counseling Collective we do. In fact, many therapists do, and we aren’t the only ones who think it’s a good idea.  We want you to know that there’s no stigma for us about going to counseling or therapy. We do it ourselves […]

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Do Therapists go to Therapy?

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I always ask my clients what their anxiety looks like. Sometimes they look at me with a look of “aren’t you supposed to be the expert?” But I can’t be the expert on their anxiety. Only they can be that. And so, we begin the process of looking at what their anxiety looks like emotionally, […]

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What Can You Learn From Your Anxiety?

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Life as an entrepreneur is hard. Research shows that entrepreneurs have much higher rates of mental health issues than the general population. 49 percent of entrepreneurs report having one or more mental health condition. This is 2.6 times higher than the general population. In fact, compared to the general population, entrepreneurs have 2 times the […]

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The Mental & Emotional Perils of Being An Entrepreneur

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If finally going to therapy has made it onto your New Year’s Resolutions, but you have some questions about the process, we are here to help.  We’ve compiled some common myths about the whole process of therapy, psychotherapy, and counseling. We began sharing them in our last blog post, focused on the first therapy session. […]

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What You Should Know About Therapy (Part 2): 4 More Myths of the Therapeutic Relationship

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The following are misconceptions about therapy, psychotherapy, and counseling. We’ve compiled some common myths (especially about the first session). We then share with you our perspective at the Phoenix Counseling Collective. We hope this clears some things up. Myth #1- I will solve my problems and this puzzle of life in the first session.  Our […]

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What You Should Know About Therapy: 4 Myths of the Therapeutic Relationship