A Re-frame of the Holiday Season

Let’s be honest, 2020 has been hard and somewhat crazy.  There was nothing normal about this year.  We were placed in a different element and restricted on where we could go.  It’s hard to pinpoint great memories that occurred during the year.  Yeah, sure, I got to do a little bit of traveling but I […]

Finding Hope in a New Year

It’s strange, I don’t feel anything.  I’m numb. I’m not quite sure what to think about it.  Every New Years that I can remember has been a happy memory.  There has always been a sliver of excitement as I think about what the new year will bring and what I want to accomplish.  This new […]

National Counseling Awareness Month

April is National Counseling Awareness Month, and so I thought it would be a good idea to take this time to talk a little about mental health and the benefits of seeking treatment for whatever issues you may be facing. When we talk about mental health, we are talking about our emotional, psychological and social […]

National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month, a time for individuals within the BIOPC community to focus on addressing their mental health needs. Started 20 years ago, the National Minority Health Month Foundation launched National Minority Health Month to strengthen the commitment of local communities and mental health practitioners to eliminate the barriers minority populations often […]

3 Ways to Be during COVID-19

It’s a time of uncertainty.  COVID-19 spreading across the world is all we hear on the news, social media, and in family/friend conversations.  We are bombarded by information on how to stay physically healthy during this pandemic.  If I had a nickel for every time I heard the words, “cover your cough, don’t touch your […]

Finding your Strength…on a Cloudy Day

Mom was right! Drinking milk does give you strong bones.  It’s not just about the calcium but the vitamin D in milk that strengthens your bones.  Doctors are finding that Vitamin D can help the body in many ways, such as lowering your risk for type 1 diabetes and some types of cancers.  But have […]

What is Equine-Assisted Therapy?

Many of us have always known that we feel better and calmer when we are around nature or animals. And studies have consistently shown that there is indeed therapeutic value of human-animal interaction. So it’s no surprise that Equine Assisted Therapy has become an increasingly popular mental health treatment. Equine Assisted Therapy is a form of experiential […]

4 Reasons to Start Therapy in 2021

If you’re like most people, you brought in the new year with a list of resolutions. And if you’re like most people, all of those resolutions have one goal: to better your life in some way. Whether that is through eating right, working out, learning a new language or decluttering your home office, resolutions are […]