5 Self Care Tips to Combat Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million adults struggle with anxiety across the country. Because of the stigma surrounding mental health treatment, or because of financial difficulties, many of these people will not seek professional help for their illness. How can these individuals quell their anxiety? It’s best to have a strategy … Read more5 Self Care Tips to Combat Anxiety

Bond-Building: Play-Oriented Family Therapy with Young Children

It can be surprisingly hard to do for some of us parents.  Playing.  Of course, we parents have to teach our children to make safe choices, to consider how their actions impact others, to realize that the world doesn’t always revolve around them, to not chew the PJ Mask’s feet off and to not pick … Read moreBond-Building: Play-Oriented Family Therapy with Young Children

Breaking The Stigma of Seeking Help for Mental Health and Substance Use

Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders Substance use and mental health disorders are more common than some may think.  Substance use disorders include alcohol use disorders as well as disorders related to the use of amphetamines, cocaine, stimulants, hallucinogens, sedatives, marijuana, opiates, etc.  Sometimes substance use disorders start out as a way a person copes … Read moreBreaking The Stigma of Seeking Help for Mental Health and Substance Use

3 Surprising Causes of Depression and How to Overcome Them

There are many well-known causes of depression like stress, lack of physical activity, and financial problems. Being able to identify the root cause of your depression is beneficial because you will be able to recover from it. But what do you do when the cause is not so obvious? There are some causes of depression … Read more3 Surprising Causes of Depression and How to Overcome Them

Understanding the Difference Between Persistent Anxiety and Common Stress

Every day, millions of Americans struggle with some form of anxiety. Anxiety can be a debilitating disorder that prevents people from living their most meaningful life. Many times, anxiety is mistakenly explained as common stress. This may be part of the reason that many do not seek help. However, while anxiety and stress are in … Read moreUnderstanding the Difference Between Persistent Anxiety and Common Stress