How to Find the Right Therapist for You

Let’s be honest, the past few years many have felt uneasy through these unprecedented times. Between the changing landscape of childcare, work dynamics, and the feelings of isolation and desire to return to some degree of normalcy, it has been a challenging time for many. It is crucial to remember that mental health is just as important as physical health and talking with a therapist is a great place to start.

We know firsthand how important it is to find a therapist that you connect with. In fact, the relationship … Read More

The 6 Types of Self-Care

In times of stress, personal needs can often take a backseat to the many tasks at hand. Although it may be difficult to find the time, it is important to check-in with yourself and practice self-care. When you hear of “self-care” you may picture face masks and spa days, but self-care has many forms. Below we will discuss the six types of self-care, and how you can incorporate them into your life starting today.

Emotional Self-Care

These are the activities that help you connect, process, and reflect on a full … Read More

Thanksgiving & Covid – Some Considerations for You & Your Loved Ones

We have been fielding a lot of concerns, ambivalence, indecisiveness from our clients over how to manage family traditions and relationships during this Thanksgiving. People are feeling the squeeze between fears of unintentionally spreading the virus, disappointment of missing out on time with family, fears of disappointing family and the dread of the staying home staring at the same four walls we have been since March.

To make matters even more tricky, navigating these choices is breeding tense communications when family are not on the same page about what constitutes … Read More

COVID Can Help Your Relationship

As time drags on in this pandemic limbo, relationship tensions are rising and pouring out and all over one another and not always in the healthiest of ways. Heightened emotionality, lashing out at one another at the slightest rub, or alternatively checking out and going numb are a few of the coping behaviors we fall back.

Experiencing the differences between how you and your partner cope in such times of upheaval can be disappointing, scary, head-spinning and hurtful. Bad habits of coping with the stress and misguided attempts of trying … Read More

Please Stop Calling This Our “New Normal,” There is Nothing Normal About This!

We are in the midst of a global pandemic and there is nothing “Normal” about this. So let’s stop referring to this period of time we find ourselves living in as our “New Normal”?

Normal implies experiences that are expected and typical with respect to a certain set of circumstances.  Human beings alive today never experienced anything quite like this and life as we know it now is so far from what anyone could or would ever conceive of as typical, expected or predictable. It is so very far from 
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