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: , , |

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 [...]

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: |

What Caused My Eating Disorder?

As a clinician who works with eating disorders, I cannot tell you how many times I have heard the same question posed over and over again by clients and their loved ones: “Kristin, what caused this eating disorder?” There is normally a sense of desperation in this question hoping that I will somehow have the [...]

3 Ways to Overcome Everyday Anxiety

Anxiety attacks or general feelings of anxiousness can leave you feeling incapable of moving forward. While it may seem like there’s nothing to do but wait it out, there are several techniques that can be used to loosen anxiety’s grip. Here are four anxiety treatment tips to help alleviate your feelings of uneasiness. 3 Tips for Relieving [...]

2020-09-23T15:06:32-05:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Services|Tags: , |

Weekly Groups Starting Soon!

Weekly groups are open to current WECHC clients or those who have completed an assessment at WECHC.  If interested in participating please discuss with your current provider or contact the group leads listed below.  Body Image Group Thursdays 5:15 to 8:15 pm (Starting March 15th for 16 weeks) Body Image group is designed to support [...]

2020-10-09T15:55:58-05:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Services|

How Trauma Impacts the Whole Person & the Road to Recovery

  Written by Nancy Rich, M.S.W., LICSW What is trauma? Trauma can be defined in many ways. Part of the definition therapists use is: a person was exposed to death, threatened death, actual or threatened serious injury, or actual or threatened sexual violence. When you are a therapist and work in the front lines, you [...]

2020-10-09T16:08:42-05:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Services, Trauma|Tags: , , , , |

Top 10 Benefits of IOP

The Benefits of an Intensive Outpatient Program Have you been referred to an IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program)?  Not sure if it's right for you? We asked 3 of our current IOP Team leaders what they witness daily as the greatest benefits to participating in an IOP program, here is what they had to say... ED [...]

2020-10-09T15:54:20-05:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: News, Services|
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