Is My Therapist Right For Me?

You’ve finally found a mental health therapist that is accepting clients. You had your consultation call and asked all the questions you could think of. You’ve scheduled your first session, met your therapist, and everything went well. After three or four sessions, you may be wondering - how do I know if this is a good fit for me? Is...[ read more ]

Mental Health IS Physical Health: The Mind-Body Connection

You hear about physical health constantly. There’s always a new diet, new exercise fad, new brand of athleisure, or new health and wellness trend to check out.  In fact, the physical health industry, specifically the gym industry, made $96.7 billion in 2020 alone.  It’s no secret that physical health is an area people know is important to work on! What...[ read more ]

Stress: What Are The Benefits?

When we think of stress, we typically don’t think of it being positive.  If I asked you what stresses you out the most, you’d likely pick what brings you the most negative stress, or distress.  You may name money as your top stressor, or work, or raising a family.  However, what if I told you - not all stress is...[ read more ]

Anxiety: Where Does It Come From?

If you’ve read our last blog (check it out here, if you haven’t!), you know that anxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States.  Nearly 40 million Americans suffer from some form of anxiety.  Though anxiety is widespread in America, researchers aren’t entirely sure of the source.  One thing we do know, however, is that anxiety does...[ read more ]

Signs of Anxiety You May Not Expect

Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in America with almost 20% of the population, or 40 million Americans, receiving an anxiety diagnosis. Anxiety only appears to be increasing with nearly 40% of individuals feeling more anxious this year than they were in previous years.  Anxiety disorders come in many forms, including Social Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder...[ read more ]

Stop Compromising With Your Partner

I’m sure you’ve heard this a thousand times - the key to a great marriage is compromise.  People swear behind this golden advice of relationships.  Today, I’d like to take a stand against the age-old adage of compromising with your partner.  That’s right - a therapist who is trained in working with couples and families is telling you to end...[ read more ]

Tips for Talking To Yourself

When you talk to yourself, what do you say?  No, I don’t mean the kind of talking to yourself you do for ordinary things like “I have to remember to buy eggs at the grocery store,” or, “I wonder when Jimmy’s soccer practice is going to end?”.  Instead, I mean what do you say to yourself when you mess up,...[ read more ]

Is It Time To Do A Social Media Cleanse in 2022?

If I was able to look at your phone right now (don’t worry - I can’t!), how many social media apps would I see?  Chances are, if you’re like 72% of the population that utilizes social media on a daily basis, you’ll have at least one app for media connection on your phone.  It’s even likely you have more than...[ read more ]

How To Set Intentions In The New Year

Although it’s the first Friday of 2022, you’ve likely already been asked what your New Year’s resolution is.  If you’re anything like me, you dread this question.  When I think of resolutions, I picture a typical goal, such as moving more or eating more vegetables, that I’ll do until mid-February and then never think about again.  Does that sound familiar?...[ read more ]

Therapy vs. Antidepressants – Which One is Better?

If you are someone who has been experiencing depression, you may recognize that you need help, but you may be confused as to what therapies will work best for you.In today’s world, where there seems to be a pill to treat pretty much everything, many people assume that a prescribed antidepressant is the best option for them. In fact, a...[ read more ]

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