Blog Post Excerpts

  • finding your future life (4/14/2015) -

    Hi all. I have been seeing a lot of clients lately who are talented and bright, but they say things like, “I would love to be a music producer, but that will never happen,” or “I would love to make … Read more.

  • Tornado Therapy (11/21/2013) -

    Do you need counseling after the tornado to feel like yourself again? Have you had distressing images or pictures playing over and over in your mind? Are you jumpy and easily startled? Are you having trouble sleeping, having bad dreams … Read more.

  • Experienced Peoria Therapist (9/5/2013) -

    If you are looking for a Peoria therapist and live in Central Illinois, Dr. Jane Velez welcomes you to have an appointment. Serving in the local community for more than 15 years, Dr. Jane Velez is a trusted Peoria Therapist … Read more.

  • Postpartum Depression (8/24/2013) -

    Following a pregnancy and birth, a woman may experience postpartum depression. When experiencing this type of depression, a woman may feel overwhelmed. She may feel lonely, sad, or even worthless. Having a new baby brings many different feelings and emotions … Read more.

  • Caring Peoria Psychologist (8/24/2013) -

    Anytime you are seeing a local Peoria psychologist like Dr. Jane Velez, you can be sure that anything you share during your visit will be confidential. Dr. Jane Velez’s offices are committed to providing a safe and caring environment. This … Read more.

  • Child Counseling (7/4/2013) -

    When your child doesn’t want to talk to you, child counseling might be something you want to consider. In today’s age of bullies, pressure to achieve both academically and our new found emphasis on exceeding at sports, a child can … Read more.

  • Psychotherapist (7/4/2013) -

    A psychotherapist is a trained professional that uses specific techniques to solve psychological issues. Much more than a counselor, a psychotherapist has undergone academic training to both identify and treat psychological issues. Psychotherapists often use standardized tests or evaluations to … Read more.

  • Family Counseling (6/7/2013) -

    Family counseling can be a useful tool for a variety of different reasons. When dealing with divorce, dealing with the loss of child, or any traumatic event, family therapy can help children, parents, and siblings, relate and communicate with each … Read more.

  • Couples Therapy (5/27/2013) -

    Couples therapy is a great tool for two people that may be facing challenges trying to make their relationships work. Stress from careers, family issues, or simply daily stressors can make it hard to keep relationships strong. Married couples often … Read more.

  • Women’s Therapy Group (5/17/2013) -

    Career women’s therapy group and young mother’s group therapy every other
    Monday or Thursday. Next group beginning 2nd week of July. Dr. Velez will
    facilitate. Meet other women just like you and discuss common problems and
    issues! Contact Jessi at … Read more.

  • Women’s Therapy Group (5/17/2013) -

    Career women’s therapy group and young mother’s group therapy every other
    Monday or Thursday. Next group beginning 2nd week of July. Dr. Velez will
    facilitate. Meet other women just like you and discuss common problems and
    issues! Contact Jessi at … Read more.

  • Psychologist vs. Therapist (5/16/2013) -

    A psychologist is an individual that received graduate level training (usually attaining a PhD or PsyD). In addition, a psychologist focuses on behavioral therapies, clinical studies, and mental well-being. While a psychologist can be titled a “therapist” the two terms … Read more.

  • Need marriage counseling? (5/7/2013) -

    When you think of marriage counseling what comes to mind? Does it have a negative stigma to you? Is it the last step before divorce? Why does marriage counseling have this taboo stereotype associated with it? There are many couples … Read more.

  • Grief Counseling (5/7/2013) -

    When an individual experiences grief from the loss of a loved one, there are a variety of emotions they can experience. From depression, to anxiety, tension, and irritability, people grieve with their loss in different ways. It is not uncommon … Read more.

  • Need therapy services? (4/30/2013) -

    The best time to receive therapy services in life is early on when faced with unfamiliar situations and events that are sometimes too difficult to handle on our own. It is not uncommon for changes to our routines to cause … Read more.

  • Marriage Counseling (4/30/2013) -

    Marriage Counseling is a safe way for two people that made a promise to each other to keep that commitment. When a couple attends marriage counseling, there are a variety of different techniques Dr. Velez will utilize to identify the … Read more.

  • Do I need therapy? (4/24/2013) -

    Therapy can help us in life when we are faced with difficult situations. Stressors that are sometimes too difficult to handle on our own. It is not uncommon for changes to our routines to cause stress. And it doesn’t have … Read more.

  • Do you need depression therapy? (4/24/2013) -

    When does someone need depression therapy from a professional? When does feeling down become something more? Life is full of highs and lows and ups and downs. But when do the “lows” become something to worry about? When should you … Read more.

  • Anxiety therapy for childern? (4/24/2013) -

    What does a child need anxiety therapy? Kids are kids and growing today is as tough as it has ever been. However, there are some warning signs that may indicate your child might be dealing with anxiety. While everyone wants … Read more.

  • Psychological Evaluation (3/13/2013) -

    A psychological evaluation can occur when families need to get Legal Guardianship of either an elderly parent due to dementia or a mentally ill sibling. This is done through an attorney, but often requires a psychological evaluation by a licensed … Read more.