The Basics of Understanding Addiction

“Why can’t you just stop?” “What is more important, me or the drugs?” “If you drink/use/gamble again, I’m leaving you!” If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction,...

EMDR: Overview Of the Treatment and What to Expect

What is EMDR? EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, was invented in the late 80s by Dr. Francine Shapiro. She had been having a stressful day, so she took a walk on a beautiful, tree-lined trail. She noticed…

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Does Physical Activity Improve Your Mental Health?

There has always been some debate about the relationship between physical health and mental health.  People tend to view the two very differently as if they were two completely different things. This brings to mind what my physical health has…

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Dining Out With Children Who Have Special Needs

Most families eat at restaurants or get take out 2-3 times per week. Although eating out may seem routine for some families, when you have children with special needs this process can become incredibly complicated. Most families of children with…

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Improving Your Mental Health in the New Year

Like the vast majority of people, the past two years have probably taken a pretty significant toll on your mental health. Whether you’re experiencing increased anxiety, sadness or depression, frustration, isolation, or a host of other concerns, You’re. Not. Alone.

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Surviving the Holidays: Part 2

Now that you’ve read part 1 of our Holiday Survival Guide you should have 5 great tips and tricks for facing the terrors of being socially overwhelmed and having to answer why you don’t have a date (again). But it’s also…

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How to Find the Right Therapist

Let’s acknowledge something – finding the right therapist isn’t fun or easy. After all, you’re trying to find someone that you can be comfortable enough

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