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The New Era of Virtual Therapy is Here

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The New Era of Virtual Therapy is Here

Interested in therapy but don’t want to or can’t come into the office for a face to face session? Did you know we offer virtual therapy sessions called Telehealth? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Telehealth as “health care services that use telecommunications and virtual technology to deliver health care outside of traditional health-care facilities” (World Health Organization, 2020). If...[ read more ]

Stop Procrastinating

We’ve all been there, the deadline is approaching and yet you haven’t even started working on your project or paper. We all do it, and we know when we’re doing it. So why do we do it? Recent research shows there’s an actual scientific reason for why we procrastinate and that we CAN work to grow out of this self-sabotaging...[ read more ]

Five Signs You are in a Toxic Relationship

1) You feel exhausted or drained after spending time with them. Someone who is toxic is typically demanding and self-centered, which can understandably deplete your energy, causing fatigue. Spending quality time with someone you are close with should make you feel energized and leave you looking forward to your next meeting. 2.) You are not able to be vulnerable or...[ read more ]

Ways to Practice Gratitude at the Holidays

The holiday season is often a time when people reflect on the things that they appreciate most in life. Research suggests that gratitude has a variety of benefits including improved mental and physical health as well as more satisfying social relationships. A recent article published by the Greater Good Magazine suggests that gratitude may also help individuals cope with stress...[ read more ]

Self-Care for Kids

This has been on my mind this week- the idea of self-care for younger kids. Typically, when we think of the word "self-care," we think of adults who may need help managing the chaos in their life.  I'd say that this is an accurate definition; self-care is often most applicable to the grown-ups of the world.  However, kids can benefit...[ read more ]

What’s “NO” got to do with it?

What's "NO" got to do with it? ​  EVERYTHING! Boundaries. Such a small word for such a large task.  I often wonder why there wasn’t a class in school or a manual handed out?  In a world that urges us to say “yes”, “no” has become a four-letter word.  When did boundaries become passe’ instead of necessary? Boundaries teach people...[ read more ]

Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health

You do not have to be sick, crazy, or broken to go to therapy! But I’m not crazy. Others have it so much worse than me, I shouldn’t complain.” BREAK THE STIGMA I’ve heard people, both in and outside of counseling sessions say this to me. They feel as though others will judge them, or they think they have “gone...[ read more ]