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As responsibilities and expectations continue to build up, life’s complications may begin to feel overwhelming and increasingly difficult to handle. Dealing with life challenges is not easy, but you don’t have to face it alone. Counseling California is here to help.

Take the first step to wellness and discover our articles below for ways to cope and manage life’s obstacles. Join us as we navigate interpersonal relationships, mood-stress, sexuality, diversity, addiction, mental illnesses, and much more. Whatever the challenge, we are here support you through your transition.

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Autism and Aspenger Syndrome

Autism  and Asperger Syndrome

What is the difference between Autism and Asperger Syndrome? This is a common question since both disorders can appear to be similar.  READ MORE
Managing Anger

Managing Anger

Anger is a normal human emotion that we all have experienced. It comes to us in varying degrees, from a small irritation to complete outrage and everything in between. READ MORE
Divorce on Children

Divorce on Children

The negative psychological and emotional effects of divorce can be long-lasting for those involved. Children however, are more prone to experience effects that last into their adolescent and adult lives.
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Transforming Stress Into Wellness

Stress manifests in many areas of everyday life. From the workplace to personal relationships, we regularly experience demands, expectations, and commitments that require our attention on a daily basis. READ MORE

Keeping Love Alive

Keeping Love Alive

Marriage and relationships can have its ups and downs, it is normal for couples to disagree and pass through moments of difficulty, but it is important to learn how to navigate through these moments, so you and your partner can have a successful marriage.  READ MORE
Dealing with Depression

Dealing with Depression

Along with heart disease, cancer, and accidents, depression is listed by the World Health Organization as a serious, debilitating health condition.  READ MORE
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

More than two million people in the United States suffer from Schizophrenia. It is most common for men in their late teens to early twenties and for women in their early to mid-twenties.  READ MORE
Is Your Child Okay?

Is Your Child Okay?

All children play, act out, and at times may express alarming behavior. As children age, they experience behavioral changes as a natural part of their development. 
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Ccreating Successful Step Families

Creating Successful Step Families

As hard as divorce can be on the family, transitioning into a step family can be just as challenging. New couples have to consider living arrangements, family finances, and resolving issues or concerns from the previous marriage.  READ MORE

Understanding PTSD

Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a serious and common condition that affects up to 20% of American adults. 
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Caring for your mental health

Caring for Your Mental Health

Many people who seek help from therapists are individuals who are suffering from issues other than mental health or other serious disorders.  READ MORE
Ready for Marriage

Ready for Marriage

90% of Americans marry but out of those, 50% end in divorce. In fact, the average marriage in California lasts 7 years.
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Living Well

Living Well

Everyone experiences stress. In fact, we are bombarded with expectations, commitments, and demands in our professional and personal lives. 
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Teen Wellness

Teen Wellness - Looking out for Your Adolescent

The age of adolescence is a sensitive period of growth for teenagers. Naturally, young adults learn to navigate their environment through social interactions with their peers and acclimate to their friend groups. READ MORE

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Reid M. Harper, M.A.

Reid M. Harper, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Santa Rosa, CA

My training and experience has allowed me to help individuals and couples by providing effective treatment for their relationship challenges. My additional training as a CSRT allows me to help individuals and their partners who are struggling with the specific challenges created from a sex or porn addiction.


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