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.