Codependency

Codependency is when a person is in an unhealthy and often one-sided relationship. In a healthy relationship, both partners “meet in the middle” to sustain the relationship. In codependent relationships, however, one partner is always initiating behaviors to keep the relationship alive; paradoxically, they’re primarily dependent on the other person’s dependence on them (Psychology […]

Thank Therapy … A Habit for a Healthy & Successful Life

This season is one of my favorites as we slow down and put intentional focus on a mindset that often eludes us … gratitude. Our culture and our own ambitions often drive us to want more – not only for ourselves but for our families, friends, co-workers, etc. As an employee for Procter & […]

Art Therapy

Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy, facilitated by a trained Art Therapist, that combines the creative process of art making with the theories of psychology. Creating art can, in-and-of itself, be a form of self-expression and healing. But it can also be used as a tool to facilitate verbal communication and to help […]

Genesis Therapist Spotlight

 

Genesis Chesapeake, located at 2005 Old Greenbrier Road, is currently taking new clients, including (and especially!) children. Call (757) 965-5886 today for more information or to schedule an initial intake!

Lynn Parker

Lynn Parker is a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing out of the Genesis Chesapeake location. She received her undergraduate degree […]

Run Your Race

I have grown to love running! It’s certainly been a journey filled with soreness and injuries, funny colored toe nails and severe chaffing (body glide is a close friend now), breaking the budget on new running shoes, dehydration, and lying sprawled out on the tile floor in the kitchen with ice packs on my […]