Mental Health

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 [...]

5 Ways Anxiety Impacts Health

Anxiety can be a debilitating psychological issue, leaving patients with continuous negative thoughts and potentially even panic attacks. However, prolonged stress can also have physical side effects that impact every part of your body, from your teeth to your heart. Below are a few symptoms that may be alleviated with anxiety treatment. Physical Symptoms of Anxiety [...]

2020-10-09T15:59:55-05:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, Services|Tags: , , |

A Brief Guide to Group Therapy

When you’re dealing with a mental health challenge, therapy can help restore peace to your life. Although you might assume all sessions involve a therapist and one individual, many people benefit from group therapy instead. If you’re currently looking for therapy options, here’s what you should know about this unique outlet. What Is Group Therapy? In group [...]

4 Types of Anxiety Disorders

Everyone experiences some worry and anxiety at some point in their lives, as these are normal responses to stress. However, when these feelings disrupt everyday activities and relationships, they become symptoms of a disorder. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issues in America, affecting more than 40 million people each year in a variety of ways. Common [...]

2020-10-09T16:00:14-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, 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: , , , |

A Letter From a Therapist to a Human with Suicidal Thoughts: World Suicide Prevention Day

A Letter From a Therapist to a Human with Suicidal Thoughts: You Are Worth So Much More Than Your Thoughts are Trying to Convince You By Kristin Canan, LICSW Dear Fellow Human, I want to start off by apologizing, not from a place of pity, but from a place of genuine sorrow that so many [...]

Understanding PTSD: The War that is More than Combat

It’s the planning for every scenario. It’s the fear. It’s the hypervigilance. It’s the jumpiness. It’s the dread that she may leave too. It’s the overwhelming feeling of emptiness, like you are a shell of a human being. It’s the self-blame. It’s the shame over what happened and what that means about you. It’s the [...]

2020-09-23T11:18:23-05:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health, Trauma|

How to Choose the Right Counseling Center

Whether you want to participate in marriage counseling or focus on your personal mental health, finding the right counseling center is your first step to a better future. Some centers are better equipped to help you than others, so take your time to ensure you find the right one. Start your search on the right foot by knowing [...]

2020-10-09T16:05:44-05:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health, Services|Tags: , , |

3 Common Misconceptions About Therapy

Unfortunately, many people who could benefit from therapy choose not to try it because of the stigma that surrounds it. But if you’re struggling with anxiety, depression, or any other type of mental health issue, therapy can be a powerful tool. Here are a few common myths about counseling and why they should be disregarded. Myths About [...]

2020-09-23T11:49:08-05:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health, Services|Tags: |
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