Anger Management 101

August 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Anger is a normal human emotion, and anger management isn’t about getting rid of anger. It’s about expressing it a healthy and effective manner. If you have problems controlling your temper, are told that you are a hothead, or have lost jobs or relationships due to your anger, this blog is for you. Anger can [...]

The Many Faces of Grief

July 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Grief is a painful and necessary part of life. It affects all of us whether we like it or not. Perhaps your first experience with grief may have been the loss of a pet, or with a breakup in a relationship. Today’s blog will be about the grief of a family member and all that [...]

Toughen Up: Are You a Highly Sensitive Person?

July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

I recently heard of a new term called the highly sensitive person. It made me think of various clients that I had, as well as recognize some of the traits in myself. The person who had done research and written books on this topic is Elaine Aron. You might qualify as a highly sensitive person, [...]

Do You Spend Too Much Time Alone?

July 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

The need for human connection is ingrained in all of us, as it helps us survive as a species. Humans are social creatures and need to be with others. However, we all like to be alone at times. These needs vary from person to person. Some people like a lot of time alone, others don’t [...]

Why Everyone Should Get Tested for HIV

June 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day Do you have any concerns that you may have HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)? Or do you assume that you are HIV negative because you don't fall into a high risk group. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), everyone who is between the ages of [...]

How To Cope With An Eating Disorder In College

June 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

When you think of going off to college, it can be very exciting, as well as very scary. You will be leaving all your current support systems. Many people transition and are easily able to find new support systems. However, if you currently have, or in the past have struggled with mental illness, then going [...]

What Does It Mean To Be a Father?

June 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Since Father’s Day is right around the corner, I thought it would be apropos for this weeks blog. What comes up for you as you think of your father? Many mixed emotions may come up. My wish for you is that you have warm and reassuring thoughts when you think of yours. Hopefully he was [...]

How To Relax When the World Won’t Let You

June 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Learning to relax is something we all need to do. Life and work are stressful. Many of us go through our days with a list of tasks that never end. It is important to recharge your batteries, as even the energizer bunny will wear out. In addition, it is important for you to take care [...]