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Tips for Navigating the Holidays in 2020

It has been an unusual year, but the end of 2020 is fast approaching and the holiday season is here. There is no question that the holidays this year will be very different than years past... For many people, Christmas and New Years are a wonderful time to get together with family and friends, many [...]

2020-12-13T10:25:55-06:00December 13th, 2020|Categories: Family, Mental Health, Self Care|

The Benefits of School-Linked Mental Health Services

School-linked mental health therapy services have become increasingly common due to the many benefits they provide. This model can be best defined as a therapist from an outside agency working onsite at a school, providing services to students during the normal school day. The benefits of this model are many... School counselors and teachers are [...]

2020-09-21T11:29:07-05:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Family, Mental Health, Services|

Men’s Health – Five Tips for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle

Water's Edge Counseling & Healing Center believes in nurturing an individual's whole self, including biological, psychological, social, and spiritual well-being. For men, this can be particularly challenging. Many haven't learned to be proactive about their health, and some try to ignore the signs their body gives them. Others simply focus on being "silent and strong." [...]

2020-09-22T11:49:01-05:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Family, Mental Health, Self Care|

Caring For Our Children’s Mental Health

The past few months of life with COVID-19 in our midst has given new meaning to the word “challenging.” Adjusting to isolation and all the changes we are experiencing has not been easy for most of us, but particularly impacted are those most important to us, our children. COVID-19 increases stress, mood disturbances, and fears [...]

2020-09-22T11:54:22-05:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Family, Services, Trauma|

Alcohol Abuse and Awareness

It’s hard to talk about alcohol awareness without first talking about shame. Unfortunately, shame continues to be one of the most significant barriers to people struggling with alcohol abuse getting the treatment that they may desperately need.  Shame takes so many forms and can be sneaky and pervasive in how it shows up. Shame for [...]

2020-09-22T12:00:19-05:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Family, Mental Health, Services, Trauma|

What to Know About Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression can be debilitating, but it is not a personal failing. If you are feeling sad or anxious after childbirth, you are not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, postpartum depression may affect as many as 1 in 5 women. Use the following guide to learn how postpartum depression can be [...]

Do’s & Don’ts of Approaching Couples Therapy

If you and your significant other are experiencing relationship woes, you may be considering couples therapy. This type of counseling can help you and your partner learn more about each other and how to strengthen your relationship. For this mental health treatment to be successful, you have to go in with the right attitude. Here are [...]

2020-10-09T15:58:25-05:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: Family, Services|Tags: , , |

Can Therapy Help Children Cope With Divorce?

It’s no secret that divorce will change family dynamics. Although you may be looking forward to a fresh start, your children may be unable to handle the transition without help. In therapy, a compassionate counselor who specializes in child and adolescent mental health can teach your children how to cope with the stress and anxiety they feel surrounding [...]

2020-10-09T15:58:58-05:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Eating Disorder, Family, Mental Health, Trauma|

5 Tips for Reducing Your Child’s Anxiety

Anxiety disorder is one of the most common mental conditions affecting children in the United States. If your child has been recently diagnosed with this condition, there’s plenty you can do to help manage it. Here, review anxiety treatment tips for easing apprehension. 5 Anxiety Treatment Tips to Help Your Child Don’t Dismiss Emotions Allow your child to express [...]

2020-10-09T15:59:15-05:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Family, Mental Health|Tags: , , , |
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