Are you someone who has navigated the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic with relative ease, while friends and family members have been stressed and unable to cope? Or vice versa? Your response is likely strongly linked to your personality type, according to a recent study by researchers at Nixplay, a digital photo frame company. Their […]
Psychology Today describes professional therapy as “driver’s education for the mind.” It’s a great analogy because just as it’s difficult for a teenager to know how to avoid a car accident when they are new and haven’t been taught proper driving technique, it’s difficult for someone who suffers from depression to manage difficult emotions without […]
Sound Mind Therapy is pleased to offer virtual counseling sessions for those clients who prefer not to visit our office due to the coronavirus outbreak. We are having great success with virtual appointments and want to raise awareness of this option by answering some commonly asked questions.
With the spread of COVID-19 cancelling social activities well into the new year, what are you doing with your free time? Are you tackling that long-neglected junk drawer or reading that novel that has been gathering dust on the shelf for years? If not, you’re not alone.
Social media is currently rife with posts and memes debating the pros and cons of mask-wearing. Some argue that wearing a mask protects the health of our communities, while others counter that face mask requirements infringe on personal liberties. Wearing a mask has become a strange new litmus test for mutuality these days.
It’s normal to feel sad or blue at times; this is a normal reaction to life’s ups and downs. But if you are feeling overwhelmed by a sense of despair and hopelessness that doesn’t seem to end, you may be dealing with depression.
Sound Mind Therapy expresses appreciation to all essential workers – from grocery store employees to truck drivers to health care workers – who are serving our communities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We understand that this is a stressful and overwhelming time, and we applaud your courage!
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.