Author: Tatiana Reyes

Tatiana is a Counseling Resident and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Tatiana, a Military veteran, served with the DC Army National Guard from 2009-2021. During that time, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Liberty University in 2015. Shortly after, she received her Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2020. Tatiana helps clients identify their own strengths to cope with problems effectively. Her Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) approach supplies clients with the tools they need to regain control of their lives. Tatiana is passionate in providing individual and couples counseling to clients dealing with anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, anger issues, academic problems, lack of social skills, interpersonal challenges, among others. For hobbies, Tatiana enjoys spending time with her husband, and son. Tatiana enjoys cooking, traveling, and reading.

Emotional Resilience

Emotional Resilience is one’s ability to respond to stressful or unexpected situations and crises, which are events that are absolutely guaranteed to all of us who are living and breathing! In John 16:33b, Jesus reminds His disciples, “In this world you will have trouble.  But take heart! I have overcome the world.” He doesn’t say, “you might

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Do we FEAR our Feelings?

Our bodies hold our feelings and emotions. Feeling joyful? You might feel a warmth in your chest and face that prompts you to smile from ear to ear.  Feeling sad? You might feel an emptiness in your chest.  Feeling anxious? You may feel your heart racing or palms become sweaty.   Feeling ashamed? Your chest may ache and feel tightness

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How Our Beliefs Shape Our Lives

Beliefs are powerful.  What you believe about yourself, others, and the world around you, dictates how respond and react to situations.  How you respond and react to situations says a lot about you and your character.  Innately, most of us know this by now. The problem is most people do not take a moment to pause and recognize

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Benefits to Mindful Meditation

There are many benefits to mindful meditation.  Mindful meditation can be used within Dialectetical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).  DBT is a modality that counselors use to equip clients with the tools necessary to achieve their goals.  The four pillars of DBT include Distress Tolerance Skills, Emotional Regulation Skills, Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills, and Mindfulness.  Mindfulness is defined as or our ability to stay in

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Do you suffer from Illness Anxiety Disorder?

If you think you may suffer from Illness Anxiety disorder, consider the following scenario. You are at the gym, getting a good sweat session in. As you run at a faster pace on the treadmill, you begin to feel a minor tenderness in your lower abdomen. The spiraling of thoughts flood your conscious mind: “Was it that

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