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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 [...]

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: |

5 Signs of Depression You May Recognize

Depression is not just temporary feelings of sadness. This mental health condition can have short and long-term effects on individuals experiencing it and the people around them. That’s why it’s crucial to be able to identify some of the signs of this state and offer help to those in need. Here are five potential indications to watch [...]

2020-10-09T15:57:04-05:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |

A Key Component for Successful Therapy: Therapeutic Alliance

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and for our blog, we wanted to highlight an important aspect needed for successful therapy... therapeutic alliance.  Here is what our own, Susie Schrader, M.Ed, MA, LPCC, had to share. We are hurt in relationships with others, we can heal in relationships with others. This is one of the [...]

2020-09-22T11:58:21-05:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, News|Tags: , , |
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