Blog Articles

Parenting in the Pandemic

Being a parent during this time adds additional stress because you are not only worried about yourself and your community, but also protecting your child. We are going to give some tips on how to comfort your child through these uncertain times.

Jan 8th, 2021
Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

This year of 2020 has been a difficult one for many of us for numerous reasons, so there is truly no better time than right now to start looking ahead and carrying out some awesome new goals for 2021.

Dec 31st, 2020
How to Cope with the Holiday Blues

Holiday blues are a very legitimate phenomenon that affects millions each year, and it even affects people that do love the holidays. There are always ways to cope and overcome the holiday blues. Try these methods to combat the holiday blues.

Dec 18th, 2020
Dealing with Family Stress During the Holidays

Holidays usually mean time with family. This isn't always a good thing. If you are nervous about spending time with family this year, we are going to help you out with some tips to take care of yourself and your mental health in the meantime.

Dec 4th, 2020
Maintaining Thankfulness During Pandemic

It can be difficult to be thankful during challenging times. Practicing gratitude in your daily routine has been shown to decrease the likelihood of depression creeping into your life.

Nov 23rd, 2020
Understanding PTSD in Veterans

Our veterans have been through trying times that many of us could not imagine. It is important that we support them not only by thanking them for their service but by being an advocate for them.

Nov 13th, 2020
Falling Out of Bad Habits

The fall season is known as a time for changes. The weather changes and creates a new landscape for our world. This gives us a great reason to “fall” out of the bad habits that may be holding us back in our lives, whether we are aware of it or not.

Nov 6th, 2020
Master of Disguise

Tomorrow is Halloween and many of us will take this opportunity to dress up in a costume or disguise. But what about the disguises we feel the need to wear in our daily lives?

Oct 30th, 2020
Chronic Pain Management

Chronic pain is one of the most difficult things we can deal with as humans. It can be much easier to keep your head up when you know the pain will eventually go away. But with chronic pain, you are learning ways to live your life with your pain.

Oct 23rd, 2020
Missing Milestones and Losses During the Pandemic

Many of us have missed important events and milestones due to social distancing requirements. The loss of these experiences may cause us to become discouraged. It's important to remember how this terrible experience may have positive aspects to it.

May 26th, 2020
Relationships and Negative Thought Patterns

Relationship problems can lead to emotional distress, like anxiety and depression, which can further impact the health of the relationship. Negative thought patterns should be addressed for improved mental health and the health of the relationship.

Feb 11th, 2020
CBT for Depression

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment approach for depression. CBT is one of the most widely used psychotherapeutic methods for emotional problems, like anxiety and depression, and even physical problems, like chronic pain.

Dec 20th, 2019
Social Media and Depression

Social media has an affect on how we think about ourselves, others, and the world around us, which impacts how we feel. Comparing ourselves unfavorably to what we see on social media can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety.

Oct 31st, 2019
Insomnia Explained: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that causes problems with the quantity or quality of sleep. There may be several causes and consequences of insomnia. Some treatment options include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and sleep hygiene strategies.

Sep 25th, 2019
CBT-Based Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the practice of keeping our thoughts in the present, rather than letting them jump to the future or linger in the past. CBT-based therapists use mindfulness as a way to help their clients reduce their anxiety and depression.

Aug 9th, 2019
Coping with Burnout Using CBT

Learn to cope with job burnout with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques. Work stress is very common in our culture, and there are several helpful CBT techniques to help you manage it.

Jul 22nd, 2019
Social Anxiety Disorder or just shy?

Social Anxiety Disorder, also known as Social Phobia, is a mental health disorder where the affected person has fear of, or anxiety about, various social situations.

Jun 17th, 2019
Changing the Way you Think

In CBT, cognitive restructuring is used to help people manage stress and to alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Jun 5th, 2019
Anxiety and Depression Explained

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was created based on Cognitive Behavioral Theory, which describes that anxiety and depression develop because of negative, distorted, or irrational thoughts and beliefs.

May 28th, 2019
CBT 101

One of the factors that makes CBT the go-to treatment for disorders like anxiety and depression is that it’s more effective than many other therapies, and even medication used to treat these disorders.

May 20th, 2019
Facing Depression

Depression is a feeling of intense sadness, hopelessness, helplessness, and worthlessness that persists for weeks and significantly interferes with day to day functioning.

May 18th, 2019
Facing Anxiety

Anxiety is another word for fear or worry. It is a feeling of uneasiness or distress about some real or perceived threat.

May 17th, 2019
Did I Think That?

How we think about a situation often determines how we feel. For example, if we think something is going to turn out great, we will likely feel confident and optimistic.

May 17th, 2019