At some point in our careers, we’re all bound to lose a job through no fault of our own. Even knowing that, it is still a major shock when it happens to you. It’s very important to understand that it is okay to feel sadness and depression at this time.… Read the rest →
By Grant Stenzel MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
The Declaration of Independence gives three examples of unalienable rights: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. This phrasing shows amazing insight. It says we have the right to “seek” happiness, not to “possess” it.… Read the rest →
“I feel so bad I ruined my kids’ lives.”
At Stenzel Clinical, we hear that sentence a lot from parents battling divorce guilt. But remember this: Divorce doesn’t ruin kids. Bad parenting does. Good parents can raise amazing children, even after a marriage has come to an end.… Read the rest →
Only crazy people need therapy. You’re not crazy.
Don’t be a baby.
You can heal yourself.
Whatever mental health stigmas you encounter, remember: None of them are true. Counseling and therapy can change your life, and you deserve the peace that comes with having hope.… Read the rest →
There are plenty of reasons a spouse might return to work after being at home. Money is a common reason, but job satisfaction and even mental stimulation are contributing factors as well.
But whatever the reason, one thing is certain: There will be an adjustment period.… Read the rest →
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We want to help remove this stigma and show people that mental health issues are nothing to be ashamed of. In this video, Jennifer Stenzel, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, discusses this issue and why there should be no stigma surrounding mental health disorders.… Read the rest →