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Distraction

Distraction

Wherever you are and whatever you’re doing, there are distractions. That’s obvious. What isn’t obvious is that they often don’t reveal themselves. In fact, you’re likely to be convinced that the things competing for your attention deserve top priority. Perhaps you’ve...

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Nature vs. Nurture

Nature vs. Nurture

The nurture vs. nature debate has been raging for over a century. No matter which way we lean, most would agree there’s interaction between our natural wiring and the outside world. But how often does that knowledge actually enter into our parenting or the way we...

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You Have Issues

You Have Issues

This might be tough to hear, but you have issues. It’s okay, though. We all do. Our issues arise from our imperfect, very human, histories. Sometimes they come from singular events and traumas. Sometimes they build slowly over decades or they’re based in generational...

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Invisible Selves

Invisible Selves

Humans have a tendency to be pretty self-centered. It’s not a criticism, it’s biology. We’re actually wired to diminish the complexity of other people’s experience while staying immersed in our own reality. It’s a great way to ensure we’ll care sufficiently for...

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The Magic of Catching the Beat

The Magic of Catching the Beat

Families lose their rhythm all the time. Each person in the house has a competing agenda, from the parent trying to keep up with work, down to the baby with a yo-yoing nap schedule. If it feels as though everyone is marching to a different drummer, it’s because...

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What’s in Your Blind Spot?

What’s in Your Blind Spot?

You’re stuck. You found yourself locked into a stressful situation. Your kid is struggling and you don’t know why. You’re angry and frustrated. Or maybe sad and wanting escape. There’s a good chance you’re experiencing all of those things. It’s hardest to see the path...

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Behavior Management: a Family Workshop

Behavior Management: a Family Workshop

JOIN US FOR BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT: A FAMILY WORKSHOP   Do you struggle with your child's disruptive behaviors? Do you wonder why they are behaving this way? Are you unsure how to help?   In just 4 weeks, our combined group will equip your family with the skills...

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Midwest Institute is a premier counseling, coaching and therapy firm located in Elmhurst, IL, serving adults, children, families & companies interested in optimizing health. Providing developmental therapies, wellness services, career counseling & executive coaching, we help clients in Elmhurst, Oakbrook, Hinsdale, Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, and Chicago communities.

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Elmhurst, IL 60126

Phone: 1-630-832-6155