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Ten Signs Of Depression & Effective Steps to Take

Depression can seem to sneak up on you.  Others might start asking you what is wrong, as it seems your attitude and interactions with those around you have changed.  Things you enjoy are no longer giving you the joy...

Managing the Distress Tolerance in your life

Anger is an all-consuming emotion at times, even more so now as we deal with new situations. If you don't get a grip on it, it can affect your quality of life. Anger will damage your relationships and raise...

Five Mistakes to Avoid in your Relationship

In any relationship, the path to maintaining harmony and fostering growth involves self-awareness. It also requires  a commitment to constructive communication. Below are insights into avoiding common pitfalls many couples encounter. Let's keep your relationship alive and well! Learning...

Co-Parenting Counseling and the Long Term Benefits To Everyone

When a family goes through divorce, it can feel like all members of the family are divided into pieces and don't feel "whole" any longer. This is especially during and after the challenging process of a divorce. You might...

Gratitude and Joy - 15 Ways to Show in the Holidays

As a mental health therapist, I understand the importance of showing holiday gratitude and joy. This can be even more impactful at this time of the year. It serves as an antidote to the often hectic and commercial aspects...

EMDR and Hope: Healing Hearts and Minds

Trauma Does Not Need to Control Your Life EMDR is here to help in a world fraught with turmoil and strife. One where conflicts like those in Israel and Ukraine seem unending. Everyday traumas often go unnoticed. There is...

Flourishing with a child with ADHD

October - National ADHD Awareness Month Being a mother to a child with ADHD has been a journey filled with challenges. It is also one filled with remarkable insights and hope. October is National ADHD Awareness month so I...

11 Ways to be a Great Mental Health Advocate! An Ultimate Guide

Today's world is fast-paced and demanding. Mental health has emerged as a critical aspect of overall well-being. We prioritize physical health. It is equally crucial to acknowledge and address our mental and emotional well-being. The significance of mental health...

5 Mental Health Challenges to Look for in Children Going Back to School

Back To School Time is Here! It's back to school time and as a parent or guardian, you want this time to be fun and your child to look forward to it. The transition back to school can be...

7 Important Ways Entrepreneurship and Mental Health Connect

How To Stay Resilient How are entrepreneurship and mental health connected? This question may never have crossed your mind. If you run your own business or are thinking about running one, it’s an important question to consider. The truth...