Addiction

The Harm of the “Quarantine 15” Jokes

2020-06-01T16:22:10-06:00

The Harm of the "Quarantine 15" Jokes Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   Eating Disorders on the Rise According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorder (ANAD), an estimated 30 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder. ANAD also estimates that one person dies from a direct [...]

The Harm of the “Quarantine 15” Jokes2020-06-01T16:22:10-06:00

Maintaining Eating Disorders During a Pandemic

2020-04-21T17:21:10-06:00

Maintaining Eating Disorder Recovery During a Pandemic Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   In more ways than not, our lives have been uprooted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Businesses are closed, orders to stay at home are in place, and people are rushing to Walmart to stock up for an apocalypse. We wake up with [...]

Maintaining Eating Disorders During a Pandemic2020-04-21T17:21:10-06:00

Burnout: Taking Stress to the Next Level

2020-02-22T17:20:09-07:00

Burnout:  Taking Stress to the Next Level Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   Burnout syndrome is a response to chronic or sustained stress which may be job-related, but there are many exceptions. This syndrome causes physical and mental problems that prevent you from maintaining your routine and lifestyle. The disorder is more common in [...]

Burnout: Taking Stress to the Next Level2020-02-22T17:20:09-07:00

The Power of Self-Care

2020-03-24T16:00:25-06:00

The Power of Self-Care Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   My partner Erik and I like to joke that when it comes to our relationship, we each have our areas of strength. I am the one who is good with money, while he has a talent for organizing – be it fitting our mountain [...]

The Power of Self-Care2020-03-24T16:00:25-06:00

Quick and Easy Ways to Control Anxiety

2020-03-24T19:10:17-06:00

Quick and Easy Ways to Control Anxiety Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   When an individual is suddenly exposed to a threatening situation there is an increase in adrenaline levels resulting in rapid breathing and heart palpitations. These reactions integrate and activate stress hormones. Stress hormones in turn increase the blood glucose level, this [...]

Quick and Easy Ways to Control Anxiety2020-03-24T19:10:17-06:00

The Narrative Therapy Approach

2020-03-24T19:06:46-06:00

The Narrative Therapy Approach Author:  Taylor Roach - MA, Intern   Narrative therapy is a way for people to empower themselves and live the life that most aligns with how they want to be.  It empowers the client to take the lead in their own therapy and toward change. The narrative therapy approach is also [...]

The Narrative Therapy Approach2020-03-24T19:06:46-06:00

Social Media and Your Teen

2020-03-24T19:05:22-06:00

Social Media and Your Teen Author:  Jenna DeRosa   The Emotional Impact Social Media If you ask any teenager how social media impacts their life, most will tell you, positively. It is the primary access to their social world.  It allows them to feel more connected to their friends. In fact, 91% of young people use [...]

Social Media and Your Teen2020-03-24T19:05:22-06:00

How much alcohol is too much? When should this be addressed in the therapy room? When should you speak up?

2020-03-24T19:03:08-06:00

How much alcohol is too much? When should this be addressed in the therapy room? When should you speak up? Author:  Jenna DeRosa   Have you noticed yourself drinking more than usual? Needing a glass or two of wine after work? Did one glass of wine turn into needing the whole bottle? Finding yourself [...]

How much alcohol is too much? When should this be addressed in the therapy room? When should you speak up?2020-03-24T19:03:08-06:00