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  • The Change: Menopause and Mental Health October 19, 2021
    The Change: Menopause and Mental Health  As women age, it’s only a matter of time before menopause sets in. Since every person is unique, the timing of menopause varies from one person to the next. But, generally speaking, menopause affects women, transgender men, and some nonbinary individuals in their late 40s and early 50s.  While menopause is […]
  • 5 Tips for Helping a Client When You’re Both Stuck October 15, 2021
    by Megan Paterson, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Roseville, California 5 Tips for Helping a Client When You’re Both Stuck Ever had a client who keeps booking appointments and coming in faithfully, but you can’t figure out why? You know, the type of client that makes you wonder, “What are we even doing here?” […]
  • Talking to a Friend About Getting Mental Health Help October 11, 2021
    Talking to a Friend about Getting Mental Health Help  Have you noticed one of your friends is struggling and seems depressed, detached, and generally unhappy? If so, they might be dealing with mental health issues.   According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, more than one in five U.S. adults experienced mental health issues in 2019. […]
  • Stress Affects the Body: Is It Affecting Yours? October 4, 2021
    Stress Affects the Body: Is It Affecting Yours?  It’s Monday morning. You overslept, your kids were late for school, and your boss gave you a hard time because you came in 30 minutes after your shift began. At lunchtime, you head to a nearby deli, and it’s incredibly busy. After waiting in line for 15 […]
  • Business Formation for Therapy Practices October 1, 2021
    by Connor D. Jackson, JD Connor D. Jackson is a healthcare attorney based in Chicago who serves independent practices in several states. Visit his firm’s website here. Business Formation for Therapy Practices One of the first questions many prospective independent practice owners ask is, “Do I need to establish an LLC or a PLLC before […]
  • Breaking Free from the Shame Around Masturbation September 27, 2021
    by Dr. Denise Renye, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Sex Therapist, MEd, MA, PsyD, in San Francisco, CA The Shame Around Masturbation Many of us are indoctrinated with shame. It seems to be a readily used societal mechanism to control and dominate when someone or something is perceived to be out of control. A place where […]
  • Senior Mental Health and the Pandemic September 24, 2021
    Older Adults, Mental Health, and the Pandemic It’s no secret the pandemic transformed all of our lives. In March 2020, life as we knew it was turned upside down as the world locked down to flatten the curve and stop the spread of the virus.  This abrupt change brought along with it a slew of mental […]
  • Postpartum Depression: What It Is & What to Do About It September 20, 2021
    Postpartum Depression: What It Is & What to Do About It  Having a baby is an amazing, life-changing experience — whether it’s your first child or your eighth. But for many new mothers, it comes with a unique set of challenges.  After giving birth, as many as 80 percent of new mothers deal with the […]
  • Becoming a Therapist? 6 Things New Therapists Need to Know September 17, 2021
    Becoming a Therapist? 6 Things New Therapists Need to Know  So, you’re in the process of becoming a therapist. That’s great news! Not only do you get to provide clients with the care they need to live their best lives, but you also get to learn something new every day. This is a job that also lends itself to flexible schedules, solid […]
  • Getting the Help You Want: Neurodiverse Couples Therapy September 13, 2021
    by Sarah Swenson, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Seattle, WA Don’t Give Up on Couples Counseling! Find a Therapist Who Understands Neurodiversity Instead   In my work with neurodiverse couples around the world, the most common and the saddest comments I hear relate to their previous attempts to seek counseling. Instead of providing support and […]