To all healthcare professionals, from the heart!
During our normal routines, most of us are so busy with jobs, school and outside activities that we don’t spend extended periods of time with family members at home. But for millions of Americans, the COVID-19 epidemic has turned life upside down, forcing us to simultaneously juggle working at home with caretaking, school instruction and […]
You may currently be working from home and unable to interact with co-workers, or separated from close family members and friends due to coronavirus restrictions. Whatever your circumstances, it’s likely that you are experiencing feelings of isolation due to the need for social distancing.
When public crises occur – such as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – it’s normal to experience anxiety and even fear. These situations can cause us to feel powerless, even though the likelihood of being infected by a virus like COVID-19 is statistically very low. In a large, globally interconnected world, we simply cannot control the outcome […]
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a common type of psychotherapy that focuses on how a person’s thoughts, attitudes and beliefs affect their feelings and behaviors. CBT emphasizes the need to identify, challenge and change how a person views a stressful situation. It’s a popular treatment method due to its quick, evidence-based effectiveness and affordability.
Millions of people experience extreme levels of fear when exposed to a situation, object or place they perceive as a threat. They may experience excessive anxiety even when the threat is not imminent. When the fear or anxiety is out of proportion to the threat, this disorder is known as a phobia.
Sound Mind Therapy is growing! This month, we are excited to welcome a new therapist to our practice, Madeline Senay.
Does your family keep secrets? It’s a surprisingly common behavior among families. Secrets can be small and harmless – such as planning a surprise birthday party – or extremely traumatic, as in the case of physical and sexual abuse. The latter type of secrets can potentially sever familial bonds and impact an entire family’s well-being […]
President Theodore Roosevelt famously warned that “comparison is the thief of joy,” but little could Teddy have known what we would face in the 21st Century. Spending time on social media – and more specifically, engaging in comparisons with what we see on social media – has become a major part of our lives. The […]
Recently, we blogged about how to know when you should schedule individual counseling with a professional therapist. Common signs include unhealthy patterns of sadness or anger, feeling overwhelmed, experiencing a devastating loss or trauma, and avoiding people and activities that you enjoy.