mental health counseling

The Importance of Couple & Family Therapy

Family therapy is important because it helps family members communicate and resolve conflict. It can also help families deal with major life transitions, such as divorce, the death of a loved one, or a move to a new city. Family therapy can also help families who have a member with a mental illness or addiction. […]

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Brain Health: Ten Tips to Keep Your Brain in Shape

Why is brain health important? Brain health is important for many reasons. The brain is responsible for all of our thoughts, emotions, and actions. It controls our ability to learn and remember information as well as regulates our body’s vital functions, such as heart rate and blood pressure. The brain is the center of our […]

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Self Care

Enhance your well-being with these self care tools

Want to boost your over all well-being? These three tools are the foundation to living a better life. Self-care has been defined as practices that preserve one’s own health, well-being, or happiness. Self-care can look like indulging in treats, fun activities, personal time, and anything else that brings someone comfort or peace. While compassion and […]

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Mental Health Benefits of being Outdoors

We can realize that in this day and age of social isolation and self-isolation, leaving the house without fear of contracting COVID-19 can be difficult. Thousands of people have isolated themselves indoors to protect themselves from the coronavirus, avoiding leaving their homes unless for essential work or errands such as visiting the doctor or going […]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is PTSD? “It’s not the person refusing to let go of the past, but the past refusing to let go of the person.” – Sonawane Raj Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event like a natural disaster, a serious accident, sexual […]

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Men's Mental Health

Supporting Men’s Mental Health  Men’s mental health is often overlooked. Though there are exceptions, men often keep to themselves about their mental health issues and may even ignore serious warning signs about their mental health. Men deserve to have the same support and acknowledgement about their well-being as women do. To support men’s mental health, it is important […]

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Superwoman Syndrome

May is Women’s Health Month There are various roles that the modern woman plays in her day to day life – career woman, mother, wife or partner, caregiver, and more – and often women operate in these roles simultaneously. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, upwards of 75% of all caregivers are female, and may […]

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Children's mental health matters

Your Child’s Mental Health

Tips for Enhancing your Child’s Mental Health As parents, it can be difficult to recognize and respond to the mental health needs of our children. Studies show that 1 in 5 children ages 13-18 experience mental health concerns, and even serious mental health illnesses. While it can feel overwhelming or impossible to address those concerns, […]

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Gratitude and Finding Joy

Practicing gratitude and the effect it has on our mental health Practicing gratitude can bring immense changes to your overall happiness and health. 2020 has packed a powerful to punch to some of us. As this year comes to a close, take a few minutes and look back to recognize the good that this year […]

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Let’s Talk about Telehealth

Our worlds have turned upside down since the start of the pandemic, and the stay-at-home order was put in place back in late March/early April.  This brought on many changes to the lifestyle of our clients, as well as our therapists.  Being that we are considered essential workers, we’ve had the opportunity to still see […]

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