How do I know what mental health professional to choose?

How do I know what mental health professional to choose?

Choosing a mental health professional can be a very daunting task. There seem to be so many of them! First, let’s answer the question: Should I choose a counselor, a psychologist, or a psychiatrist?

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The Importance of Boundaries

The Importance of Boundaries

Boundaries are important. They allow us to love ourselves and others at the same time.

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This Is Us: Season 3 Episode 16

This Is Us: Season 3 Episode 16

Expectations. We all have them. The question is are we aware that we have them? When working with premarital couples we often discover expectations that each person has that they had never communicated or even knew they had in the first place.

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This Is Us: Season 3 Episode 15

This Is Us: Season 3 Episode 15

There has been more and more talk about the possibility of NICU moms and dad needing screening for PTSD and not just Depression. This issue came to life when watching Kate, Toby and baby Jack in their first days together. Just like veterans deal with unresolved parts of their experience in war the same is true of NICU parents.

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EP.07 Anabella Watson wants to help You find a healthy relationship with social media.

EP.07 Anabella Watson wants to help You find a healthy relationship with social media.

As a marketing and social media guru Anabella helps all kind of companies big a small reach their full potential on social media. Yes, she does this all day! But, the key to not getting sucked into the FOMO trap is balance, and healthy mindset, and being intentional with your social media. Anabella tells us how to think a little differently about the wacky world of twitter, instagram, facebook, and more.

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Meeting New People

Meeting New People

We don't always meet the people we want but who we may need. Meeting someone isn't always for the purpose of happily ever after.

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LGBTQIA

LGBTQIA

This week I decided to share information that may be of benefit to those who do not understand the acronyms LGBTQIA.

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This Is Us: Season 3 Episode 14

This Is Us: Season 3 Episode 14

Family and friends who aren’t aware of this dynamic will most likely contribute to the shame. They may remind the person of the negative choice they made, try to punish them, or belittle them. This only pushes the person more into their addiction. 

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This Is Us: Season 3 Episode 13 

This Is Us: Season 3 Episode 13 

Often when we are functioning out of our implicit memories our actions don’t make sense to those around us. Once we are aware of our implicit memories and the ways they might impact our decisions we are able to remain more in control of our actions. Sharing these tendencies with those we are in close relationships with can also be helpful. When those who are closest to us know why we act the way we do compassion and endurance form intheserelationships. 

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EP. 06 Snapchat before bed? Amanda Stretcher thinks its a great idea.

EP. 06 Snapchat before bed? Amanda Stretcher thinks its a great idea.

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