Kerry Thomas, M.Ed., LPC

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The Fallacy of the Chemical Imbalance

Posted on October 22, 2018 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

“The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” -Brandon Sanderson

Odds are if you have any issues with anxiety or depression or some combination of emotional disequilibrium, you are no doubt under the impression that you are suffering from a chemical imbalance; specifically, an imbalance of typically one or more of 3 neurotransmitters in your brain. Maybe your general ...

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Posted on May 8, 2017 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (2)

About Hypnosis

Hypnosis creates an altered state of consciousness by deeply relaxing the mind and body, thus allowing us to talk directly to the most powerful part of your mind, your subconscious. Hypnosis feels like daydreaming—completely safe and natural. Your attention is so focused you are barely aware of your surroundings. My clients know that they are awake, aware and completely in control, even when they are in a highly suggestible state. You have the ability to ...

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The Science of Happiness

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (2)

How Sugar Can Destroy Your Mood

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

I cannot seem to let go of this relationship between diet and mood, and for very good reason. The evidence suggesting the strength of this relationship between what we put into our bodies on a regular basis and how we feel grows daily.


For now, let’s take a look at sugar.


When we are talking about sugar, we are not just referring to the white, granulated product. Once we eat some pasta, bread, rice or potatoes, our body immediately turns them into s...

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A Word on Insurance.

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

When it comes to using our mental health benefits there are a few things that it might be important for us all to understand.


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