Mental Health Tip of the Day: Go to therapy.

Clients often say in the first session, “I’ve needed therapy for a long time.” They have only come now because they have felt more depressed or anxious than usual, it’s affecting their work, schooling, and/or relationships, and they need extra support. There are many reasons people choose to ...

Setting Boundaries During COVID this Holiday Season

Covid-19 has challenged all of us to change and adapt amidst uncertainty. We are accustomed to conversation about the virus, working and/or learning from home, temperature checks and symptom questionnaires, never leaving home without a mask, physical distancing, and quarantining. In other words, ...

6 Things a Therapist Wants You to Know About Therapy

Just about anyone could benefit from talking to a therapist about relationship issues, worries, life changes, or setting goals. Therapy is not just for those with severe depression, anxiety, or other mental health challenges. As a therapist, here are six things I want you to know about therapy: ...

Mental Health Tip of the Day: Love from a distance

Loving from a distance is often vital to our mental health, especially when our relationships are unhealthy. Some (but not all) signs we may need distance: There are no boundaries in the relationship. We feel like we have no voice in the relationship. They physically or emotionally harm us. The o...

Learning to Make Peace With our Thoughts

Thought spiraling: when one unpleasant thought triggers a chain of unpleasant thoughts. Side affects may include: feeling anxious, overwhelmed, angry, and depressed. These feelings can lead to self-harming, isolation, impulsive decisions, etc. Examples: If I’m late to work —> my boss will be ...