Blog Entries - therapy
What Is the Difference Between Self-Reflection & Rumination?
Reflecting on our words, thoughts, and actions is a healthy and important part of life and personal development.
However, sometimes we cross a line and find ourselves ensnared in thought cycles without end. These thoughts can be obsessive, distressing, and counterproductive.
Mental Health Challenges and the Holiday Season
The month and a half between Thanksgiving and New Year can be a difficult time for many people. Society tells us the holiday season should be a time for joy and togetherness. For those whose reality does not meet these idealized expectations, mental health challenges often arise.
Looking Back at Your Year of Progress: Practicing Positive Reflection
As the year draws to a close, it is important that we look back and reflect on the progress we have made.
So long as you are making continual steps in a positive, healthy direction, you are making progress.
Tips for Talking to a Reluctant Family Member About Therapy
When someone you care about is struggling, there is nothing you wouldn’t do to help stop their suffering.
Mental Health in Childhood: Undiagnosed and Silently Suffering
Standing at nearly 7.7 million American children and teenagers, this figure is staggering. More alarming still is that only half of those 7.7 million received needed treatment from a mental health professional as of 2016.
How to Manage Trauma in Children
Trauma can be easy to miss in children.
This issue can be worsened if the child is very young, and the guardian feels as though the child may not have retained a memory of the incident.