Get help from home with secure online therapy sessions

Get help from home with secure online therapy sessions

As the coronavirus continues, many of us are unable or unwilling to travel for an in-person therapy session. If you are already in therapy, or if you need professional emotional support, online therapy sessions or telehealth can provide the care that you need. How do online therapy sessions work? In advance of your session, we will send you instructions for clicking in or dialing into the session. Ideally, you will […]

Stress Management: 7 Fun Ways to Relieve Tension

Stress Management: 7 Fun Ways to Relieve Tension

Try as you might, you will never rid your life of all stress. Believe it or not, you wouldn’t want to. A certain amount of stress is necessary and even good for you. It keeps life interesting and challenging. You may have plenty of stress, but stress doesn’t have to have you. It is important however to take steps on a regular basis to relieve tension. Stress, even the off-the-charts […]

Need a Boost? Four Ways to Build Self-Confidence

Need a Boost? Four Ways to Build Self-Confidence

We tend to be hard on ourselves by nature — dwelling on our flaws, mistakes, and shortcomings rather than striving to see the good. While it’s normal and potentially constructive to recognize your imperfections, consistently being unkind to yourself takes its toll on your psyche and your overall attitude and self-esteem. If you’re prone to seeing the negative, improving your self-esteem can feel like an uphill battle. The way you […]

Substance Abuse Recovery: How Personal and Social Barriers Impact Professionals

Substance Abuse Recovery: How Personal and Social Barriers Impact Professionals

We are all vulnerable to developing a problem with using substances. Substance abuse does not discriminate nor does it show respect to anyone. It can and will destroy the lives of both men and women. Substance abuse recovery is possible with the right strategy and support. When dealing with substance abuse and addiction, it is said that there are no special people. Rich or poor, educated or not, employed or […]

Reconnecting after an empty nest

Reconnecting after an empty nest

As the last child moves out of the house, many couples will experience mixed emotions. This will be an adjustment period as parents experience a sense of loss as their children spread their wings. While some parents will struggle to find a new role outside of parenting, others may admit that they may experience a sense of joy over their children becoming independent young adults, which can result in increased […]

Is It Depression? – 6 Signs Therapists Look For

Is It Depression? – 6 Signs Therapists Look For

Experiencing negative thoughts or feelings might prompt you to ask yourself, “Is it depression?” After all, depression is notorious for painting a listless shade over life in general. As it goes, there are numerous depression symptoms ranging from sadness to suicidal thoughts. Each person’s symptoms are as unique as that person. When asking if it’s depression or just a few bad days, therapists do look for very specific signs. But […]

Living with a drug addicted family member?

Living with a drug addicted family member?

Drug addiction has the potential to severely damage the life of the addicted individual. It also has the potential to severely damage that’s individual’s close family members. Living with a drug-addicted family member is a 24/7 balancing act, as loved ones try to help the addict without getting swept into their destructive orbit. The uncertain emotional situation can cause anxiety, stress, and depression for those closest to the addict. Living […]

Escaping the Trap of Anxiety

Escaping the Trap of Anxiety

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.”—Peter Marshall ‘What if…’ Those two words immobilize so many of us. They keep us from reaching our happiness, pursuing our dreams, or living up to our potential and often keep us stuck in an all too familiar rut. They also set up a challenge between you and your […]

Addiction Recovery Support for Professional Women

Addiction Recovery Support for Professional Women

Did you go from functioning at a high level to not functioning very well at all? The disease of addiction does not discriminate; every human being is vulnerable to this potentially fatal disease. Confidential and supportive addiction recovery support for professional women is available. Each person’s experience with addiction is very personal, as is their approach to recovery, and the process of recovery is complicated and never guaranteed. Why it […]

Why Social Media Can Damage Your Teen’s Self-Esteem & How You Can Help

Why Social Media Can Damage Your Teen’s Self-Esteem & How You Can Help

Facebook. Twitter. Snapchat. Instagram. Reddit. Smartphones. We may sometimes wonder how we ever lived without our phones and social media. However, more and more, we are also finding ourselves desperately seeking ways to live happily with them. Studies correlate rising social network use with everything from higher body-mass indexes to increased credit card debt to lower self-esteem. A recent study conducted in 2019, with students in grades 7 to 10 […]