As many as 70% of Americans experience trauma at least once in their lives. This means everybody is either directly or indirectly impacted by trauma. Lora Friedrich, LCSW, PHD explains how we can use safety plans to help.
The mission of You Yes You! Project is to “help build relationships between incarcerated fathers and their children.” So far in 2022 the You Yes You! Project has positively impacted 44 incarcerated fathers and 110 children.
It is common for people to have questions about where to find meaning or purpose in life. Brendon Lengacher, MA, LMHCA takes us through an exercise to help us discover some of these answers by evaluating our relationships.
Want to be closer to your kid? Struggling to connect? Listen to what Phil Erichsen, M.A., LMHC says about having a deeper relationship with your child.
The holiday season is right around the corner, and for many, it can be full of stress, anxiety, or sadness. This Thanksgiving season, lift spirits and embrace positivity by expressing gratitude.
Maintaining healthy relationships with your children, siblings, parents, or even those close lifelong friends can be challenging. Here are a few tips for strengthening relationships as a parent or as a whole family. ParentsThe family unit takes work. It doesn’t just happen. If you are struggling to connect with your children, focus on providing them […]
Health is something that matters to your whole body—including your mind. When things feel off, it’s natural to go to the doctor to treat their symptoms. While this is a healthy choice, many people overlook healing their minds and don’t recognize physical symptoms in their body that might be caused by stress, anxiety, or depression. […]
It’s no secret that maintaining strong relationships takes work. Whether it’s your relationship with a spouse or significant other, boss, coworker, friend, or someone else, it takes effort. But what does that look like? How do you know where to begin? If you feel like your relationship with someone is starting to fade, here are […]
As we kick off the 2021 year, it’s important that we set realistic goals for ourselves. But how do we hold ourselves accountable for reaching our goals? Measuring our own personal growth can be challenging, and even feel lonely at times. Meeting with a counselor can offer a sense of accountability to grow and change. […]
The holidays should be a fun time spent celebrating with family and friends. But, with many hands involved in planning, it’s often easy to feel hurt or place blame when things don’t go according to plan. So, when making your holiday plans, get to know the difference between expectations and agreements to avoid hurt and […]
By Alicia J. DiGiulio, LMHCA Anxiety can be described as feeling uneasy or being overly concerned about a situation. Those living with anxiety describe having unrealistic fears that increase their worries. Excessive worriers can view almost anything as a potential threat. Although anxiety is a normal reaction to stress, ongoing anxiety may be the result […]
Written by: Shannon Brady-McElroy, SYMBIS Specialist/Therapist, M.S., M.H.C. When someone dies by suicide, family and friends are prone to feeling significant bewilderment about the death. They ask questions like, “Why did this happen?” “How did I not see this coming?” The following feelings are normal when dealing with grief from suicide: Overwhelming guilt about what they […]