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Dealing with Weddings and Family Drama

Weddings are such perfect, happy occasions, right? Well, not always. The blunt truth is that many of us don’t enjoy the prospect of going to weddings. We attend out of obligation even though it is so anxiety-provoking. Do you really want to deal with the family drama? Why should we use our precious vacation time […]

The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

Depression and anxiety symptoms often improve with exercise As a mental health therapist, I know there is a connection between exercise and your mental health. Obesity is now recognized as the most pressing health concern. The increase in Weight gain in the United States impacts every part of our health – from increased rates of […]

How Pop Culture gets Depression All Wrong

Pop Culture has mislabeled and misrepresented depression for years. There are many high-profile movies and TV shows that have come out that try to tackle the issue, and ultimately drop the ball. One of these films is Silver Linings Playbook starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. Silver Linings Playbook took a deep dive into what […]

Therapy for Overwhelmed Moms

In these hectic times, being a mom can be both rewarding and completely exhausting. Modern times impose a fast way of living, with infinite obligations. Moms are especially hit by this new reality, as they have little or no time to unwind and relax. This is a common worldwide issue. However, it doesn’t have to […]

Mental Health Disorders and Counseling for Substance Abuse

Mental health disorders are often linked with substance abuse. This issue has captured notable attention in recent years. Many mental and medical approaches have been developed. We have applied these to support people with complex issues. What is substance abuse?   Substance abuse develops when a person is unable to control the use of substances. […]