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 [...]
Stress and Relationships Author: Taylor Roach - MA, Intern Coping with Stress and Why it is Important to Experience Stress in Relationship Coping with stress, especially when stress is experienced by each person in a partnership, can seem overwhelming! Here are some things to know and tips to combat the negativity and brokenness that is [...]
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 [...]
Affordable Counseling Program Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Road to Growth Counseling is happy to announce our new affordable counseling program. As the clinic director, I am always searching for ways to help more people find their path to mental health and wellness. I began this practice as a sole practitioner in [...]
How much alcohol is too much? When should this be addressed in the therapy room? When should you speak up?Stephanie Camins2019-01-13T17:25:35-06:00
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 [...]
It’s that time of year again. Time to reflect on your past year and set your intentions for the upcoming year. As I’ve been having these discussions with clients and friends, I’ve noticed a common theme in conversations. “I can’t wait for this year to be over, I need a fresh start, good riddance 2017”
How to Build A Support System Author: Stephanie Camins - MA, LPC Isolation is a major cause of depression in adults. As we move into adult responsibilities: work, parenting, marriages, we tend to let our relationships fade into the background. You may not be exposed to groups of people in your daily life like [...]
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. [...]
As 2016 comes to a close and 2017 begins, many of us reflect on what we have accomplished in the last year and what we want to achieve in the coming year. I’ve always used four specific categories as they seem to cover all the growth areas I like to focus on.
Stress, anxiety, depression and anger are a part of life. Use these 10 steps to resolve these difficult feelings and increase satisfaction in your life.