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Relentlessly Optimistic

Thanks to a recent session, I was tagged as “Relentlessly Optimistic” I was so delighted by this notion, I thought it worthy of a blog post. Are you a pessimist or optimist? During this very difficult time in the world,

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Low Self-Worth Disease

First of all, I just heard someone describe themselves as have Self-Worth Disease. This struck me as a rather common problem for many. If you happen to be a high or over-achiever (is there such a thing?), then you likely

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Criticize or Affirm Your Child…

Take a moment to consider how much of the time are you correcting, criticizing or critiquing your child’s behavior? If your comment count is not more positive than negative, you might want to rethink how and what your communication is

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Test Anxiety……..Harms Performance

Harnessing difficult material for any standardized test can be difficult by itself. Anxiety interferes with concentration, focus and retention. There are many tools that can minimize or even eliminate performance anxiety. Managing anxiety is a skill to be learned, not

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Imposter Syndrome…..is it real?

“Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon or fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a concept describing individuals who are marked by an inability to internalize their accomplishments and a persistent fear of being exposed as “fraud”. Imposter Syndrome Definition What does it mean to “not internalize” accomplishments? Basically,

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FEAR!!!!!!!!

How can you proceed in your life IF you are ruled by fear?The simple answer is, you can’t. Fear will make your life small, then make it shrink to isolation. If you find yourself avoiding going out, trying new things,

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Dr. Mike Klaybor

Dr. Mike Klaybor

Dr. Mike Klaybor brings thirty years of experience in practicing counseling psychology with individuals and couples. His approach is cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT. Specific specialties include; anxiety and stress management, chronic pain & chronic illness management, depression, substance abuse evaluations, employee assistance and executive coaching for workplace performance and leadership.