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Stop Overreacting article Community Orange Magazine

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Do you get very upset or angry easily?  Have you ever been accused of being hot-headed?  If you respond with intensity and emotion that is disproportionate to the situation at hand, you are overreacting.

Julie Hanks recently had an article published in the August edition of Community Orange Magazine where she discussed strategies to keep calm and appropriately respond to stressful situations.  Here are a few basic ways to keep from overreacting.

 

Click here to read the full article about ways to keep your cool.

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When Adorable Traits Become Annoying: Julie Hanks in WSJ

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Have you ever been annoyed by certain habits or quirks of your partner that you once found endearing? Perhaps you were drawn to a man because you admired his work ethic, but then later came to see him as a workaholic. Or maybe you initially liked how a woman was dedicated to physical fitness, but eventually felt she was self-absorbed. This phenomenon, which experts refer to as a fatal attraction, can wreak havoc on relationships.

Julie Hanks had the opportunity to give her insight on this topic in a new Wall Street Journal article out today entitled, “How to Cope When You and Your Partner are Falling Out of Love.” She and other relationship experts discuss how to appropriately handle this fatal attraction in such ways as recognizing that every character trait has pros and cons, reflecting on what you do appreciate about your romantic partner, and considering how the other person brings balance to the relationship.

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This Week at WFT 6/9/14

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K.I.D.S Social Skills Group

Monday, June 9th, 4 – 5:30 pm

WFT and Mad Science are teaming up for an exciting Kids Group.  Designed for school-aged children, this group will provide opportunities to learn how to navigate of social situations and understand what it means to be a friend. Through exciting science activities and skill building, group members will practice building healthy relationships.

Julie Hanks on Studio 5 – Plastic Surgery

Wednesday, June 11th, 11:00 am

Tune in to hear the 5 questions Julie Hanks suggests you ask yourself before getting plastic surgery

Julie Hanks on Rewind 100.7 with Todd and Erin

Friday, June 13th, 8:10 am

Fridays at 8:10 am, Julie joins The Todd & Erin Morning Show on Rewind 100.7 to answer listener questions and provide real life solutions to your mental and emotional health challenges.  Topic: 5 Minute Fix for Relationships

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This Week at WFT 5/26/14

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Julie Hanks on Rewind 100.7 with Todd and Erin

Friday, May 30th, 8:10 am

Fridays at 8:10 am, Julie joins The Todd & Erin Morning Show on Rewind 100.7 to answer listener questions and provide real life solutions to your mental and emotional health challenges.  Topic: 5 Minute Fix for Relationships

K.I.D.S Social Skills Group

Monday, June 9th, 4 – 5:30 pm

WFT and Mad Science are teaming up for an exciting Kids Group.  Designed for school-aged children, this group will provide opportunities to learn how to navigate of social situations and understand what it means to be a friend. Through exciting science activities and skill building, group members will practice building healthy relationships. Registration is open for our next group starting June 9th.

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This Week At WFT 4/14/2014

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Women’s DBT Skills Group

Tuesday, April 15th, 6-7:30 pm

Monette Cash, LCSW leads our DBT Women’s Group. A 3-series skills group that teaches basic skills such as how to manage your emotions so they don’t control your life, how to cope effectively with difficult relationships, and learning how to react calmly rather than impulsively in order to avoid unhealthy escapes. This 3 module skill group will run in 6 week segments and
all are necessary to have lasting success. Register Now!

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How To Survive Friendship Breakups: Julie Hanks on Studio 5

Finding friends as adults can be challenging. We may even find ourselves feeling left out when those friendships don’t hold up. Julie offers her advice for handling friendship break-ups.

Get more information about our Women’s Therapy Group

Watch more of Julie Hanks, LCSW’s Studio 5 interviews

Purchase Julie’s new book The Burnout Cure: An Emotional Survival Guide for Overwhelmed Women

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This Week At WFT 4/7/14

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 Christine Holding presenting at The 2014 Generations Conference

Monday, April 7th, 2:30 pm

Christine Holding, AMFT will join Jack Boden, CMHC at the 2014 Generations Conference. Presentations topics include Emotionally Focused Therapy and Lifespan Integration. This is a conference for mental health professionals.

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Julie Hanks Featured on U of U Alumni Honor Roll

Wasatch Family Therapy’s executive director, Julie Hanks, LCSW was honored this week on the University of Utah’s alumni honor roll. Recognized for her professional accomplishments, the alumni association acknowledges Julie’s accomplishments as a top Social Healthmaker in Mental Health by Dr. Oz’s Sharecare, author of The Burnout Cure, and business owner of Wasatch Family Therapy, and PhD student in Marriage and Family Therapy at University of Louisiana Monroe

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