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Kate Murphy, LMSW specializes in working with people suffering from anxiety and depression, and provides couples therapy including premarital counseling in the Atlanta metro area of Norcross, GA at the Pathway Center for Psychotherapy.
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My favorite booth has long been the Seeds of Happiness at the Yellow Daisy FestivalĀ held at Stone Mountain. The quirky arts & crafts festival has a tent full of brightly-colored, tiny, clay smiley faces. This always makes my day. The artist,...

So New Year's has come and gone as has getting the taxes done. In my house both of these things bring up budget and financial talks. A reckoning of sorts. Fun? Not really. Money talk and relationship harmony does not...

It's the New Year and you may feel like it's time for a reset. Thoughts that we should be a better parent, friend, spouse or that we should make more money, get organized, lose weight, and eat clean (whatever that...

Everybody's working for the weekend, sung rock band Loverboy. This was mostly true in 1981 when Loverboy penned their infamous rock anthem. Now it's not so clear-cut. The modern work environment is uber-convenient and invasive to personal time. You're working...

The pressure to be perfect negatively impacts both performance and mental health. In fact, research shows that it may even be an overlooked risk factor for suicide. Often, I've heard clients say that they aren't perfectionists with a wistful tone. It...

Deciding to go to therapy can be a tough decision. You may have thought about it. Others may have suggested it. For those who are a little controlling and impatient (i.e., anxious & stressed out), it can be hard to...

You are spending a ton of time at work and noticing every last minute of it. Instead of feeling exhilarated by a sense of accomplishment, you feel exhausted and burned-out. Your job shouldn't leave you feeling lifeless, anxious, or depressed. Spending...

April is National Poetry Month, a great opportunity to validate how poetry can be therapeutic and used in therapy. Poetry is an effective aide to alleviating symptoms of some personality disorders, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, and trauma. Poetry gives us an...

I frequently listen to TED Talks while using the treadmill. Recently, I heard an engaging talk* by Dr. Amit Sood that was informative and in line with what I work with clients on consistently. Dr. Sood discovered our brains operate...

I just returned from a training workshop in Denver, CO on Gottman Method Couples Therapy (level 2). The workshop was a great learning experience in a beautiful setting. A bonus of the location was that I got to visit my...