Mary Jo Rapini - Counselor/Therapist - Houston, TX
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Mary Jo Rapini (LPC)

Counselor/Therapist

Contact information

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Phone www.maryjorapini.com

Fax: 713-838-1411

Articles

Don’t Have to Live Like a Refugee

“Somewhere, somehow somebody Must have kicked you around some Tell me why you wanna lay there And revel in your abandon” ~Tom Petty “Refugee” Most of us get into moods where we are unhappy. Feelings of discontent, anxiety and frustration are universal. What happens if those ...

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“Hooking up” in hopes that it will turn into a real romance

College used to be a time when dating was rampant. But now 60% of all college students are female and 40 % are male. There doesn’t seem to be enough males to go around. Women have given in to what everyone else is doing. That is hooking up. A hook up is when you go out, meet someone and have sex just ...

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Bullying…Is It More Than Sticks and Stones?

Bullying is thought of as being an ordinary passage of growing up. We all remember being pelted with some sort of hurtful words. Some kids remember being beat up on the play ground. Although this wounded many children of generations past it wasn’t always taken seriously. When we hear the word bully we go ...

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How To Stop Obsessing Over The Guy You Like

Many times, when I see single women in my office for therapy, they talk about the men they are dating. I have always been struck with how they still wait for the text message before going to sleep, and lose endless nights of sleep if their boyfriend hasn’t called them. They become physically anxious as ...

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Hurt feelings are hiding under resentment

Dear Readers, Due to an overwhelming response with emails after my article/blog “Sleeping with the Enemy,” I decided to write in a different format. I received 183 letters from people all over the U.S. (the article was posted in Chicago as well as the East Coast), and I found myself feeling ...

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Mary Jo Rapini

Quick Stats

Credentials:

LPC

Time in Practice:

10 years +

I practice in:

My state/province only

Additional Expertise:
I offer my services:

At my office

Licence information:

Expiration 8/31/14
Number 9614

Articles by Mary Jo Rapini
woman frustrated 1

Don’t Have to Live Like a Refugee

Do you feel alone, and unhappy living in the past? Letting go is tough, but happiness is now.

single lonely 2

“Hooking up” in hopes that it will turn into a real romance

Do you have sex with a guy in hopes he will like you? You may find yourself feeling worse and alone.

couple family

Bullying…Is It More Than Sticks and Stones?

Is your child coming home with missing articles and looking depressed. Bullying is real, and kills.

woman at a bar

How To Stop Obsessing Over The Guy You Like

Are you dating someone you aren't sure likes you? Do you find yourself thinking non-stop about them?

couple fight 5

Hurt feelings are hiding under resentment

When you find yourself feeling resentful and angry at someone, hurt feelings are often the cause.

Mary Jo Rapini

All Specialties

Addiction, Anxiety Issues, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Empowering Women, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Parenting, Postpartum Depression, Sexuality, Stress Management