For many, the words “stress” and “anxiety” are interchangeable. And while it’s true that they share similarities, they are two very different problems. According to the ADAA, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the US, but only 36.9% of the people suffering from a disorder seek treatment for it.… Read the rest →
Within the realm of relationships, feelings of intimacy and closeness are fostered through responsive and empathic listening. This relational skill set is at the core of fostering dynamic and critical communication patterns for relational health.… Read the rest →
Over the past few years I have worked with many children, on issues such as anger management, depression, anxiety amongst others, and whether the child is 8 or 18, being able to effectively and appropriately communicate what they are thinking and feeling is one of my primary goals.… Read the rest →
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a remarkably helpful psychotherapy tool with a foundation that’s easy to learn, but difficult to execute: identifying inaccurate or negative thoughts when they arise so you can live with greater clarity and peace.… Read the rest →
Postpartum isn’t just depression.
Postpartum depression is the most commonly known term for an illness that a mother can experience after birth, but did you know that there are many forms of illness mothers experience during the pregnancy and following it?… Read the rest →
By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
For most of us, social media is a must-have. Invites for a majority of events are handled on social media; your newsfeed showcases the milestones of all your friends, acquaintances, and everyone you met a party one time four years ago.… Read the rest →