Understanding the Waters of Social Investigation and Custody Evaluation

Understanding the Waters of Social Investigation and Custody Evaluation

Published April 12, 2024 140 Views

When families face the heart-wrenching complexities of child custody disputes, the primary concern is always the well-being and happiness of the children involved. Social Investigations, once known as custody evaluations, play a crucial role in ensuring these interests are prioritized in court decis...

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Navigating High-Conflict Co-Parenting with Dr. Tracy Riley

Navigating High-Conflict Co-Parenting with Dr. Tracy Riley

Published February 22, 2024 230 Views

In the journey of co-parenting, facing high-conflict situations can be profoundly challenging, especially when it involves a social investigation or custody evaluation. During these times, having a guiding light can make a significant difference in traversing the complexities of family dynamics and...

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Ease Your Stress for the Upcoming Holiday Season

Ease Your Stress for the Upcoming Holiday Season

Published October 18, 2023 253 Views

Managing the holiday season can be an exciting yet stress-filled time as we navigate the joys of celebrations and the challenges of connecting with our loved ones, especially when co-parenting and getting along with family members come into play. With a packed schedule and numerous commitments, it's...

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How to Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

How to Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

Published August 29, 2023 355 Views

With the summer coming to an end, it’s that time of year again – back to school season. For parents and children alike, the return to school can be a source of excitement, but it can also trigger anxiety and stress. Separation anxiety, fear of new situations, and concerns about academic performance...

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What Are the Benefits of Family Counseling?

What Are the Benefits of Family Counseling?

Published June 8, 2023 365 Views

Life is full of ups and downs. It is completely normal to go through tough times, but what is important is how you deal with them. Sometimes, the weight of our own struggles can seem too much to bear, and we find ourselves feeling alone, anxious, or depressed. But, it doesn't have to be that way. Fa...

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How Individual Counseling Can Transform Your Life

How Individual Counseling Can Transform Your Life

Published April 10, 2023 473 Views

Life can be daunting and overwhelming at times, and often we find ourselves struggling to cope with our personal hurdles. Whether it’s work-related stress, family issues, mental health disorders, or anything in between, it’s important to know that you don’t have to face these challenges alone....

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How Grief Counseling Can Help Jumpstart the Healing Process

How Grief Counseling Can Help Jumpstart the Healing Process

Published February 6, 2023 493 Views

When we think about grief, it’s natural to instinctively assume that it involves the loss of a loved one. And while losing a family member, friend, pet, or close associate is certainly something that we find ourselves grieving over, in no way is it limited to one’s passing. For some, it can be the l...

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Expelling the Myths and Stereotypes Associated with Hypnotherapy

Expelling the Myths and Stereotypes Associated with Hypnotherapy

Published December 12, 2022 500 Views

The word hypnotherapy instantly conjures up some rather interesting images, and just as many stereotypes. There’s the waving pocket watch, the spinning disk, and the complete trance-like state that leaves people powerless to the person conducting the session. And while humorous, these have nothing w...

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How Counseling Can Help When Going Through a Divorce

How Counseling Can Help When Going Through a Divorce

Published October 3, 2022 657 Views

When it comes to the many emotions that parallel the process of going through a divorce, it’s important to be mindful of how greatly they can vary during each of the various stages. What a person is feeling leading up to a divorce is never exactly the same as what one tends to feel while going throu...

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Why More People are Choosing Virtual and Online Counseling

Why More People are Choosing Virtual and Online Counseling

Published August 13, 2022 648 Views

Over the past two-plus years, just about every aspect of our lives has changed in one way or another, including the way individuals, couples, and families go about the process of seeing a therapist or counselor. For many, it’s just a far more convenient way of talking with an expert, while others fi...

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Why Many Choose Hypnosis for Weight Loss Over Fad Diets

Why Many Choose Hypnosis for Weight Loss Over Fad Diets

Published June 20, 2022 678 Views

If you’re like others who struggle with their weight, it’s safe to assume that you’ve tried your share of diets throughout the years. Some involve drastic lifestyle changes, some are centered around pills, and some go as far as to limit what you eat to only the meals they sell. But regardless of the...

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Compassionate Family Counseling for a More Peaceful Home Life

Compassionate Family Counseling for a More Peaceful Home Life

Published March 9, 2022 991 Views

When you take a moment to consider how drastically things have changed over the past two years, it comes as no surprise that many families have found themselves dealing with emotional issues and home struggles that would have seemed unimaginable just a short time ago.  Between the pandemic, changes...

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Using Hypnotherapy to Achieve Your 2022 Goals

Using Hypnotherapy to Achieve Your 2022 Goals

Published December 13, 2021 854 Views

It’s no big secret that each year millions of people make New Year’s resolutions that, sadly, are either short-lived, over ambitious, or seemingly destined to fail. And while there are countless reasons for this, one of the most common is an emotional block that somehow always seems to prevent peopl...

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Knowing When to Consider Intensive Counseling

Knowing When to Consider Intensive Counseling

Published September 15, 2021 871 Views

For many of life’s more common day-to-day challenges, personal and family counseling can help those struggling better understand and more effectively address what’s troubling them.  For many, just a few sessions of open, honest discussion and insight is all that’s needed to help overcome issues such...

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Quitting Smoking and Overcoming Addictions

Quitting Smoking and Overcoming Addictions

Published June 19, 2021 1035 Views

If you’re among the countless individuals who developed or revisited some bad habits while dealing with the stress of the pandemic, you’re certainly not alone. There is extensive data to support the vast number of people who started smoking again, increased their alcohol consumption, became addicted...

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Learn How to Live Your Best Life with Dr. Tracy Riley’s Newest Book

Learn How to Live Your Best Life with Dr. Tracy Riley’s Newest Book

Published April 26, 2021 1181 Views

Are you living life to its full potential? Are you making the most out of the life you are given? These are some of the questions that Dr. Tracy Riley addresses in her latest book, Make the Dash Meaningful: How to Live Before you Die. So many of us struggle to find meaning in our lives, and i...

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Virtual Online Counseling Sessions in Jacksonville and NE Florida

Virtual Online Counseling Sessions in Jacksonville and NE Florida

Published February 12, 2021 1111 Views

As the world continues to deal with the ever-evolving challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, it comes as no surprise that many people are looking for ways to help make sense of the changes that now shape their day to day lives. Whether it’s the loss of employment, increased domestic tensi...

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Grief and Healing, A Path Forward

Grief and Healing, A Path Forward

Published October 29, 2020 1297 Views

When it comes to grief no two minds are alike, whether you are grieving a loved one, a friend, a relationship or even a job.  When we are first struck with grief, our bodies and mind take over, the pain we are feeling or experiencing can be overwhelming at times. There are signs and symptoms includi...

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Building Strength Post Divorce

Building Strength Post Divorce

Published August 26, 2020 1159 Views

Divorce is one of the most stressful life events that adults and children can go through. Couples do not imagine at the beginning of their marriage that it will end in divorce, but sometimes people reach the decision that it will be healthier to separate. At Tracy Riley Counseling and JAX Hypnosis o...

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Pandemics can be stressful. We are Here to Help

Pandemics can be stressful. We are Here to Help

Published June 18, 2020 1381 Views

There is no specific training when it comes to dealing mentally with a global pandemic. When you add in the effects of racial trauma, the toll on your mental health can be detrimental. Tracy Riley Counseling and JAX Hypnosis is here to assist you on your journey to better mental health. Located in J...

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