Grief During the Holidays Author: Morgan Blair - MA, Intern Every year closes with an endless abundance of expectations. From holiday parties, to decorations, to family gatherings, to concerts, shows, shopping, gifts, donations, and so much more. It is normal to feel exhausted and overwhelmed. The holidays are a time of year where we [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
10 Ways to Combat Holiday Stress Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Holiday stress can turn even the most spirited of us from jolly into jaded. Love them or hate them, the holidays are upon us again. The normal hustle and bustle of life with the endless to do list has just quadrupled with [...]
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 [...]
What Is Resiliency? Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Resilience is referred to often in emotional wellness circles but typically without adequately describing the importance of having or attaining this quality. Any challenging life circumstance that creates a flood of emotion and a perceived loss of control can challenge our ability to cope. [...]
Given my schooling and my experience counseling others through grief, I thought I was well prepared for the loss of my mother. Imagine my surprise when...