Depression

Suicide: Fact vs Fiction

2021-03-21T10:22:02-06:00

Suicide: Fact vs Fiction Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  When it comes to topics within mental health, conversations can seem difficult to have, whether it be because of the stigma surrounding mental health, the weight of mental health on those who face it every day or their loved ones, and/or just the fact that [...]

Suicide: Fact vs Fiction2021-03-21T10:22:02-06:00

Mental Health First Aid for Depression and Anxiety

2021-03-21T10:12:04-06:00

Mental Health First Aid for Depression and Anxiety Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   Mental Health First Aid is a program that helps you recognize potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of common mental health issues.  "By building an understanding of mental health we reduce the stigma of mental illness. [...]

Mental Health First Aid for Depression and Anxiety2021-03-21T10:12:04-06:00

Understanding Teens and Self-Harm

2021-03-21T09:56:29-06:00

Understanding Teens and Self-Harm Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Teens and Self-Harm When helping teenagers recover from self-harm it is important to understand why they do it.  Not every teenager is the same and there is no simple answer.  However, through supporting and listening to the root causes of why teens start to [...]

Understanding Teens and Self-Harm2021-03-21T09:56:29-06:00

How Do You Practice Good Sleep Hygiene?

2021-01-21T20:42:52-07:00

How Do You Practice Good Sleep Hygiene? Author:  Sheila White, MFTC  Personally, I think sleep “hygiene” sounds like you need dental floss or something. Hygiene? Who came up with that? How about: Suggestions for helping your body and mind relax when you are getting ready for bed. I tell people that late at night [...]

How Do You Practice Good Sleep Hygiene?2021-01-21T20:42:52-07:00

Experience Awe and Change Your Life

2021-01-21T19:37:35-07:00

Experience Awe and Change Your Life Author:  Kate Pauley - MFTC  Awe-Inspired Mindful Moment Think back to the last time you experienced ‘awe.’  Where were you?  What scene could you see?  What sounds could you hear?  What did you feel in your body?  Take a few moments to close your eyes to picture and [...]

Experience Awe and Change Your Life2021-01-21T19:37:35-07:00

How Can I Learn to Forgive?

2021-01-21T19:42:28-07:00

How Can I Learn to Forgive? Author:  Alexa Ashworth - MFTC  Forgiveness is a very powerful gift to ourselves and a gift to another when we are honest and intentional in this journey.  In order to forgive another person, however, I believe the journey of forgiveness starts with ourselves.  Before we can genuinely [...]

How Can I Learn to Forgive?2021-01-21T19:42:28-07:00

Tips for Managing Challenging Relationship Dynamics

2021-01-21T19:43:03-07:00

Tips for Managing Challenging Relationship Dynamics Author:  Hannah Aslin - MAC  It goes without saying, but interpersonal relationships can be difficult to maintain and keep a strong grasp on. This can be due to a multitude of reasons, but a lot of it has to do with dynamics in relationships hitting a rough spot [...]

Tips for Managing Challenging Relationship Dynamics2021-01-21T19:43:03-07:00

Relationship First Aid

2021-01-21T19:44:33-07:00

Relationship First Aid Author:  Sheila White, MFTC  Remember this is a temporary situation. This is a time of uncertainty and upheaval. Each of us processes information differently. Feelings of anxiety, grief, depression, and sleep disturbances are common. Give each other permission to feel their feelings. Give each other permission to feel “ Not OK” [...]

Relationship First Aid2021-01-21T19:44:33-07:00

Building Resiliency

2021-01-21T19:50:54-07:00

Building Resiliency Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   Resiliency is the ability to overcome challenges of all kinds - trauma, mental illness, tragedy, etc. - and return to life with the deeper wisdom of your own personal self.  Resiliency is an important trait for individuals to foster because adverse life experiences are inevitable, but [...]

Building Resiliency2021-01-21T19:50:54-07:00

10 Mental Wellness Tips that will Change Your Life

2021-03-21T17:35:45-06:00

10 Mental Wellness Tips that will Change Your Life Author:  Hannah Aslin, MA Candidate  If you ask anyone outside of the counseling field which is more important: physical health or mental health, more often than not people would say that the key to being healthy is maintaining your physical health. Although there has [...]

10 Mental Wellness Tips that will Change Your Life2021-03-21T17:35:45-06:00