At Sound Mind Therapy, our counseling services are focused on three tenets: Support, Education and Empowerment. We are committed to working collaboratively with our clients to help them face life’s challenges and align their life with a greater sense of purpose, passion and well-being. Find out what our clients are saying about what we do!
Have you seen psychology terms pop up in your social media feed, or noticed friends discussing mental health topics online? Due to the ongoing pandemic, mental health issues are top-of-mind for many people, with the result that there is a lot of misinformation floating around online. These half-truths are known as “pop psychology.”
The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s time to finalize plans with family and friends. Yet with the recent spike in coronavirus cases across the country, the usual plans are going to look a lot different this year. For many families, this will lead to hard decisions about where to go, who […]
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 […]
Depression is a mental health condition and it’s surprisingly common. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in 2017 alone, around 17.3 million American adults aged 18 years or older experienced at least one major depressive episode, representing 7.1 percent of all American adults.
Starting school in a new grade is usually nerve-wracking, even for teens. Older kids must cope with increased academic pressure while also adjusting to major social changes. However, there is much that parents can do to help a teenager settle into a new school environment, no matter their grade level.
Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. It has been said that gratitude is directly correlated to one’s happiness, and research has now proven this link. In his book Thanks!: How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier, Dr. Robert Emmons demonstrates […]
Researchers have revealed the reason rejection hurts so acutely: the same areas of the brain that clue us in to physical pain are activated by feelings of rejection. In other words, rejection hurts because it mimics physical pain!