Jenna DeRosa

Mindful Eating


Mindful Eating Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  Mindful eating integrates consciousness and calmness into your daily meal or snack times. It’s about bringing awareness to what you’re putting into your body; appreciating the complexity of your meals and savoring the moment. During meal times individuals are typically distracted. For instance, they’re; watching tv, socializing with [...]

Mindful Eating2021-01-21T19:29:38-07:00

Post Traumatic Growth


Post Traumatic Growth Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  Trauma is an experience or event that causes emotional distress to an individual. What a traumatic event is differs among each person. The period after the event is where the distress can occur. Oftentimes this can lead to PTSD for an individual, where they experience a number [...]

Post Traumatic Growth2021-01-21T19:41:06-07:00

High Quality Connections


High-Quality Connections Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  Oftentimes when looking for a relationship, individuals have a list of what they look for in a person. This can be; height, looks, income, physical build, hair color, eye color and more. Notice that all of these traits are physical. There are other needs that need to be [...]

High Quality Connections2021-01-21T19:45:10-07:00

Leveraging Your Strengths


Leveraging Your Strengths Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  Identifying your strengths promotes self-awareness but also helps you succeed in what you choose to do in life. This can mean your relationships, hobbies, and in the workplace. The first step is being able to understand the different types of strengths that you have and then how [...]

Leveraging Your Strengths2021-01-21T19:48:04-07:00

A Letter to White People From: A White Therapist


A Letter to White People From: A White Therapist Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  As you can tell from the title of this article/letter, I’m here to talk to you about being a white person in today’s society. I write this letter to not only process my own feelings, but to talk about the power [...]

A Letter to White People From: A White Therapist2021-01-21T19:52:08-07:00

Parenting Teens During COVID-19


Parenting Teens During COVID-19 Author:  Jenna DeRosa, LPCC  Amidst all of the emotions and panic that each individual is dealing with, one of the largest transitions is happening day to day in each person's house. Whether that is the parent who is now transitioning to working from home, the parents or child who has [...]

Parenting Teens During COVID-192021-01-21T19:55:19-07:00

EQ: Emotional Awareness in Teens


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 Teens2021-01-21T20:08:06-07:00

The Bullying Epidemic


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 Epidemic2021-01-21T20:10:18-07:00

Sexual Predators & Human Trafficking: What signs to look for


Sexual Predators and Human Trafficking:  What signs to look for Author:  Jenna DeRosa   Human trafficking is a rising issue in our society and impacts many people.  It is prevalent in all countries and even extends locally into your neighborhood.  The primary type of human trafficking involves children under 18 being persuaded into commercial sex [...]

Sexual Predators & Human Trafficking: What signs to look for2020-03-24T19:07:24-06:00

Social Media and Your Teen


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