Depression

Art in Trauma Therapy

2019-10-10T13:37:36-06:00

Art in Trauma Therapy Author:  Morgan Blair - MA, Intern   “Art makes the invisible visible.” Paul Klee The Brain and Trauma Before a discussion of how art therapy is beneficial to clients that have experienced trauma, an understanding of how traumatic memories are stored in the brain needs to be established. Developments in neurobiology [...]

Art in Trauma Therapy2019-10-10T13:37:36-06:00

Facing Depression in a Relationship

2019-10-02T19:52:25-06:00

Facing Depression in a Relationship Author:  Taylor Roach - MA, Intern   What is Depression? Depression is expressed in varying ways for each person – sometimes, it is very noticeable and sometimes, it is deeply hidden.  Being able to recognize it in yourself or your partner can be difficult.  If you are unsure, it may [...]

Facing Depression in a Relationship2019-10-02T19:52:25-06:00

EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens

2019-09-24T19:50:05-06:00

EQ:  Emotional Awareness in Teens Author:  Jenna DeRosa   EQ vs IQ EQ is a measure of your ability to recognize both yours and other peoples emotions, interpret emotions, regulate emotions, and manage other peoples emotions.  “This means being aware that emotions can drive our behavior and impact people (positively and negatively), and learning how to [...]

EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens2019-09-24T19:50:05-06:00

The Bullying Epidemic

2019-03-01T15:38:41-06:00

The Bullying Epidemic Author:  Jenna DeRosa   Bullying is a social crisis. The impact of social media has catapulted bullying into a 24 hour a day problem for youth.  Each teenager has a unique and different experience, but all have one thing in common, psychological pain. Ignoring and postponing treatment can cause long-term and life-altering [...]

The Bullying Epidemic2019-03-01T15:38:41-06:00

The Narrative Therapy Approach

2019-01-11T18:05:08-06:00

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 Approach2019-01-11T18:05:08-06:00

Social Media and Your Teen

2019-01-13T17:13:52-06:00

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 Teen2019-01-13T17:13:52-06:00

Tips for Setting Boundaries During the Holidays

2018-11-25T08:44:39-06:00

Tips for Setting Boundaries During the Holidays Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   The holiday season can be stressful and overwhelming.  Emotions you manage all year long often get amped up during the holidays.  The hustle and bustle strains our schedules, finances and waist band.  If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed, tired, stressed, sad [...]

Tips for Setting Boundaries During the Holidays2018-11-25T08:44:39-06:00

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

2019-01-13T17:25:35-06:00

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?2019-01-13T17:25:35-06:00

What is CBT?

2018-12-16T17:16:25-06:00

What is CBT? Author:  Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC   Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) emphasizes the interaction between thoughts, behaviors and feelings.  Given any event, you can choose to think in positive or negative ways.    A negative, destructive thought about the event will lead to a response which is reactionary, impulsive, and maladaptive.  As [...]

What is CBT?2018-12-16T17:16:25-06:00