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

Counselor/Therapist

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Phone www.maryjorapini.com

Fax: 713-838-1411

Articles

The Best New Year's Eve may be the one you spend alone

The worst thing about being alone on New Year’s Eve isn’t being alone. It’s all of the things you say to yourself about why you are alone. You aren’t good enough, popular enough, smart enough, skinny enough, pretty enough, handsome enough, rich enough, and the list goes on and on. These ...

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Make Your Holidays Happier: Take Away The "Stuff"

The pursuit of happiness is something we all want. In fact, if you ask people what they want, most often they'll say, "I want to be happy." Many factors go into making us happy, but one thing that destroys happiness for sure is materialism. In fact, in most studies, having less brings more ...

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Happy Wife, Happy Life: Why Conflict Resolution Is A Woman's Job

A study done at Berkeley has found that when it comes to keeping the peace in a marriage, the woman is the key. Women, not men, were more important when it came to determining marital satisfaction after a heated argument. Although research supported that both men and women calm down after conflict, men's ...

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How To Manage A Food Addiction Over The Holidays

The holidays remind us of family get-togethers sharing food, laughter and bonding. But if you are a food addict, the holidays may be one big, guilt-ridden binge. Food addicts think about food and have memories of food too, but they will most likely be linked with memories of hiding it, being punished by ...

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PMDD Is Not Normal Moodiness

Sitcoms, as well as movies, poke fun at PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) and female moodiness, but PMDD is not a laughing matter. PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) is a major depressive disorder gaining more attention since the latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders defines it. ...

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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
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The Best New Year's Eve may be the one you spend alone

New Years'Eve doesn't have to be lonely just because you're alone. Make it a night of empowerment!

chilly walk

Make Your Holidays Happier: Take Away The "Stuff"

Stuff doesn't make us happy during the holidays so take back your stuff, and invest in quality time.

Gaze

Happy Wife, Happy Life: Why Conflict Resolution Is A Woman's Job

Women hold the power in marital satisfaction by the way they disarm conflict. Read on to learn why.

Personal Development Coach: Managing Holiday Food Addiction

How To Manage A Food Addiction Over The Holidays

Managing a food addiction along with the holidays can lead to serious anxiety.

Fighting

PMDD Is Not Normal Moodiness

PMDD is neither normal depression nor normal moodiness. It is a mental health/medical issue.

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