• Mental Health Comorbidity

    January 18, 2021

    What it is and What to do   You may have heard the term comorbidity when speaking of COVID risk in those with pre-existing conditions. Or you’ve heard a doctor refer to your grandfather’s heart disease and high blood pressure as comorbid diagnoses. Comorbidity is defined as two or more medical conditions in a patient. While

  • Combating Seasonal Depression

    December 14, 2020

    7 Ways to Beat the Blues this Season   Winter is once again upon us. The days are shorter, the air is colder, and the streets are newly lined with twinkling lights. Yet the “most magical time of the year” can actually be the most difficult time for those living with a type of depression

  • Questions to ask your therapist, therapeutic, counseling, counselor

    Questions To Ask Your Therapist

    October 30, 2020

    Starting therapy and meeting your therapist for the first time is similar to going on a first date. You may be feeling a little anxious and are not sure what to expect. We’ve been there too!    When meeting someone for the first time it’s normal to ask a lot of questions in order to

  • Suicide prevention in teens

    What We Learned From Suicide Prevention Month

    October 9, 2020

    And how to put these lessons into action  Suicide prevention month (each September of the year) comes and goes, while the suicide rate continues to rise. As the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, suicide remains a national crisis. Leading us to believe that stronger action is needed to address mental health

  • Why You Can Overcome Too

    September 3, 2020

    Due to my build, I didn’t look the way most people thought anorexics looked. In fact, people that didn’t know I was suffering with anorexia often told me how well I was looking. Even my doctor told me that my BMI didn’t qualify me to be referred to an eating disorder support group. He had

  • Why We’ve Gotten Addiction All Wrong

    August 20, 2020

    What is addiction?  The American Psychological Association defines addiction as “a state of psychological or physical dependence (or both) on the use of alcohol or other drugs.” Also commonly referred to as substance dependence.  For hundreds of years, society has taken slivers of definitions like this one and developed methods in an attempt to help

  • Personal Tips on Self-Care

    August 7, 2020

    Self-care has become a bit of a buzz word lately, especially over the last few months because of COVID. Typically the image that comes to mind is a bubble bath or a mud mask. It often gets this stereotype and is then placed in a category that we often think, “oh well that’s just not

  • Advantages of Teletherapy

    July 23, 2020

    What is Teletherapy? Technology is ever-changing. More services are being moved to mobile apps and web portals, and it’s no surprise that our health care is also! Terms such as telehealth or online counseling have exploded in the last few years. The terms teletherapy, telepsychology, telecounseling, and online counseling are often used interchangeably. Any therapy

  • Tips To Form Healthy Habits

    March 3, 2020

    Forming a new habit is hard, but beneficial to your mental health.  Part of breaking bad habits is accepting that it’s time to change. Self reflection is about noticing the things we want to change about ourselves without being judgmental or harsh. Forming new healthy habits is beneficial to your mental health and well-being, which

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