Blog and Newsletters Archive
You’ve been struggling with stress and anxiety for some time now, but you haven’t figured out what to do to feel better. As a result, you feel depressed and angry, you’re not sleeping well and life just isn’t as enjoyable as you’d like it to be. You’ve wondered if you should see a therapist
I hope that you are enjoying the beauty and magic of the season. Unfortunately, for many people, the busyness of this time of year can lead to a lot of stress and interfere with being in the moment.
With the holiday season upon us, I began to think about what I am thankful for. With fear and anger rampant in the hearts and minds of many post-election, taking time to be grateful feels like a needed respite.
Is anger putting your relationship or job at risk? Is it difficult to stay calm when others don’t do what you want them to do? Would like to have better control over your emotions?
For the past several months, I have been working with a web designer to update my website. Except for a few small changes here and there, I have had the same website since 2010. Just like my outdated wardrobe, I did not want to change the style of my website.
Learn more about postpartum depression and anxiety including resources and how to cope.
As inspired by Mental Illness Awareness Week earlier this month, I am sharing my story of recovery. I am a therapist. I am a wife. I am a mother. I am a daughter. I am a sister. I am a friend. I am a person in recovery from mental health issues.
This week marks Mental Illness Awareness Week, a week dedicated to increasing awareness and knowledge of mental health issues to help decrease stigma. This campaign, organized by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), encourages people to learn more, see people for who they are (not their illness) and advocate for equal care.
Last week, I had the opportunity to accompany someone to her first Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting. Sarah* had considered attending for a long time, but several things kept her from going. She feared that if she went, she’d have to admit that she had a problem and she wasn’t sure she was ready to do that.