get it all out…
journaling can be a great way to deal with depression. start by writing down everything you are grateful for— if you feel you need some guidance in working through feelings that are coming up for you, please reach out for professional support. if you reside in arizona, connecticut, florida, nevada, texas or virginia… we can…Read More
how therapy can be beneficial for immigrants
immigrating to another country in search of a better life is incredibly stressful. while you may, in fact, have more access to education, healthcare and jobs, becoming part of a new culture and making a home is overwhelming to say the very least. therapy is a wonderful way to seek some guidance and resources…Read More
how cold weather affects your back… and what to do about it
Old man winter is quickly approaching and that means in some parts of the country, temperatures are dropping! For some people, as soon as the cold weather sets in, their aches and pains seem to get much worse. Understanding the connection between cold temperatures and back pain is your first step toward getting the relief…Read More
when is it time to seek help?
Depression is a complex mental health issue that varies widely between individuals. This is why it can be difficult for some people to recognize what may be a situational discomfort that may pass on its own, and what may be more serious and require professional help. The Difference Between Mild and Serious Mental Health…Read More
Real life tips on how to keep your relationship fresh- and long-lasting.
When you build a fire, whether to warm your home or to add a bit of ambience on a cold, winter’s night, you know you’ve got to tend to the fire to keep it going. Relationships are no different. They, too, begin with that initial spark, but you both have to tend to the relationship…Read More
mental health effects of covid on teachers
the covid pandemic disrupted the lives of everyone on the globe. but without question, certain professions got hit the hardest. teachers definitely belong in this category. numerous teachers were laid off without notice; the rest were forced to adapt quickly and begin teaching remotely. while the pandemic is behind us, the mental health affects on…Read More
can counseling really help with ptsd? musician john mayer thinks so…
are you looking to find ptsd counseling for yourself or someone you care about?Read More
what is gender dysphoria?
Gender dysphoria, formerly known as gender identity disorder, describes intense and persistent feelings of identifying with another gender. Individuals with gender dysphoria often take measures to live in harmony with their internal gender identity. This may include dressing and using mannerisms associated with the gender they identify with. In order to be officially diagnosed with…Read More
when is it time for an intervention?
Watching a loved-one self-destruct and feeling helpless to stop them can feel devastating, particularly when that person is in complete denial about their unhealthy life patterns. While you may feel hopeless, there is something you can do to try and help your loved one get the help they need to change their life. What is…Read More
4 Subtle Signs of trauma: when you may be dealing with more than you think
When you think about someone experiencing trauma, incidents such as a violent or sexual assault or a terrible car accident might come to mind. But there are other, subtler forms of trauma that can negatively affect our lives and hinder our relationships. Emotional trauma is often overlooked and minimized, and we may think we’ve “gotten…Read More