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  • 7 Simple Practices for Greater Well-Being in 2021 February 26, 2021
    By Angela Bisignano, PhD, Psychologist 7 Simple Practices for Greater Well-Being in 2021 Many people start the year with the best intentions for new goals and resolutions. January is a great month to reflect, refresh and reset. Did you make space for your well-being in your goals for this new year? If not, this article […]
  • Dating in the Age of Coronavirus February 25, 2021
    Looking for Love: Dating in the Age of Coronavirus Dating in the age of the pandemic is considerably more difficult than before it started. In the past, you might have met someone at a bar, grocery shopping, or through social engagements. Now, things look considerably different. How are people managing their dating life during the […]
  • What to Do When the Person You’re Disappointed in Is You February 23, 2021
    What to Do When the Person You’re Disappointed in Is You We’re almost two months into the new year, yet many of us have already disappointed ourselves. Maybe we’ve dropped the ball on the New Year’s resolutions we set just eight short weeks ago. We all hoped that 2021 would be better, a fresh start […]
  • Overcoming Heartbreak: 7 Stages of Healing February 22, 2021
    By Kendall Coffman, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Overcoming Heartbreak: 7 Stages of Healing Heartbreak can leave us with a hollow and cold feeling as well as a loss of a sense of self. No one is immune to this most human experience of all – the loss of love. It can expose your most […]
  • Making the Most of Your Continuing Education Requirements February 19, 2021
    Making the Most of Your CE Requirements If you currently work in mental health, you know the importance of continuing education. Learning about new research, therapy modalities, ethics, and many other topics can significantly contribute to your practice. Additionally, most professionals providing psychotherapy are required to maintain their licenses by meeting continuing education requirements. Many […]
  • Therapy Lingo: What Is an “Initial Mental Health Consultation?” February 17, 2021
    What Is Involved in an Initial Mental Health Consultation? If you’re looking for a therapist, you may have noticed phrases like “initial consultation” or “initial mental health consultation.” Are you about to attend your first mental health consultation, or curious about what an initial consultation entails? We figured. Read on to learn all about it.  […]
  • Why People Stay in Toxic Relationships February 15, 2021
    By Chareessa Chee, Licensed Professional Counselor Why People Stay in Bad Relationships Sometimes we stay in bad, even toxic relationships longer than we really want to. It’s not because we’re addicted to the chaos, nor because we want to be treated badly. Most likely, every once in a while, we see a tiny glimmer of […]
  • Turn It Upside Down: An Anti-Racist Model for Diagnostic Care of African Americans February 12, 2021
    By Jocelyn Markowicz, PhD, Psychologist Turn It Upside Down: From the Existing Model to the Anti-Racist Model of Diagnostic Care for African Americans As the world copes with a global pandemic, a historical pandemic has also been illuminated: the racism pandemic. We are becoming increasingly aware of the biases inherent in the structures that frame […]
  • The Power of Habits, Part 2: Leaving Habits Behind February 11, 2021
    The Power of Habits Part 2: The Key to Quitting Bad Habits Most of us have experience with trying to quit bad habits. We want to grow, and bad certain habits can stand in our way. We know the struggle of quitting bad habits – it is not always easy to choose to engage in […]
  • Galentine’s Day 2021: The Importance of Friendship During Isolation February 9, 2021
    Galentine’s Day 2021: The Importance of Friendship During Isolation We are all familiar with Valentine’s Day being the national holiday of love, a celebration of romance and relationships, but what about our friendships? There is an easy answer: the day before V-Day (February 13th) is Galentine’s Day. What Is Galentine’s Day? Galentine’s Day originated on […]