It’s common today to hear about mothers with postpartum depression, however, a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics shows that fathers may be almost as likely to have depression during this time. Of the fathers who answered the screening 4.4% were positive for depression compared to the 5% of women … Read moreDads With Postpartum Depression – It’s More Common Than You Think
We often get counseling for childhood trauma, marital issues, or for our children’s problems when they arise. But did you know that you can seek out counseling to help you overcome bad financial habits? You don’t just wake up one day and decide to mismanage your finances. This habit develops over a period of time, … Read moreGet to the Root of Your Bad Financial Habits with Counseling
There are many people out there who struggle with alcohol abuse, drug addiction and other addiction-related issues. If this is something that you’re going through, then you should definitely know that you are not alone. For many people who have addiction issues, it might feel as if things will never get better. You might have … Read moreIt’s Never Too Late to Seek Help from an Addiction Counselor
Some breakups are amicable while other breakups are more difficult to overcome due to the tough circumstances of a certain relationship. If you experienced a bad breakup, then counseling might be a great option for you. Maybe you’ve seen a pattern of dating the wrong type of partner and you want to learn how to … Read moreWhy Counseling is Beneficial After a Bad Breakup
We have a tendency to perceive mental health disorders like depression as permanent and long-lasting; however, there are a multitude of situational factors that may exacerbate depressive symptoms. Seasonal affective mood disorder, or SAD, is an example of a type of depression that is dependent on seasonal changes. It typically affects people during the fall … Read moreHow to Combat SAD and Seasonal Depression
You struggle with chemical dependency. However, there is more to your addiction than that. An underlying mood disorder or mental illness worsens the condition. An addiction counselor can make a significant difference when you are ready to enter recovery. Understanding the Dual Diagnosis When a client visits the clinic with a substance abuse problem as … Read moreHow an Addiction Counselor Helps with a Dual Diagnosis
According to the Anxiety and Depression Society of America, over 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety-related disorders. Yet, anxiety is a word most Christians don’t like to talk about. After all, the Bible says in Philippians 4:6, “do not be anxious about anything.” While fully acknowledging the truth of the Scripture we must also admit … Read moreDo Christians Have to Suffer from Anxiety Alone?
Every generation thinks the one after it is too complacent, too soft, and too wrapped up in its new technology. This probably started with the first generation that figured out how to make a sparker instead of using friction to make a fire, and continues all the way into the modern-day. Today’s parents are concerned … Read moreIs Social Media Causing Depression and Anxiety in Teens?
Language matters. The word choices we make daily can influence our relationships with our family and friends. You should be aware of the word choices you make and feel confident in how those choices represent your character. How we represent our character is important in terms of the brand we depict to the world. Perhaps … Read moreInclusive Language: Self-Awareness, Understanding, and Learning from your Mistakes
Addiction recovery can be very difficult for the addict, but what most people do not realize is that it is also difficult for the family members of the addict. Recovering addicts tend to be very embarrassed by their illness and even though they are in recovery, they may choose to remain closed off to their … Read moreAddiction Recovery, Relapse and the Family