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Adjusting to College Life

Anxiety, Depression
| Written by Julie Clappsy, LCSW Starting college can be an exciting time filled with new opportunities and experiences. College offers autonomy to make new decisions and take on new responsibilities. However, these changes can also be overwhelming at times and may take some time to adjust to. Image by cottonbro studio via Pexels.com Challenges…
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Why Having a Pet is Good for Your Health

Anxiety, Depression
3 Ways Having a Pet Improves Our Mental Health | Written by Amanda Costantino, LCSW Most of my clients could tell you that I am a dog person after meeting with me once or twice. I almost always share that I have two rescue dogs, because having pets is just one of many ways that…
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Chakra Healing Work

Anxiety, Depression
Ways to Naturally Restore Balance to your Chakras | Written by Jane Dustman, LCSW Photo by Cup of Couple via Pexels.com Some of you may have heard of these things called Chakras and wonder what they are.  Chakras are seven focal points throughout your body, which have been used in ancient meditation practices to help…
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Summertime Intention Setting

Helpful Ways to Set Positive Intentions This Summer | Written by Jane Dustman, LCSW Photo by SHVETS production via Pexels.com Summer is here and the opportunities are endless.  We have overcome the cruel winter months, stepped out of hibernation, and are set for rejuvenation with the warm weather amongst us. For some of us, school…
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May Mental Health Month

Anxiety, Depression
Ways To Be Supportive and Break the Stigma of Mental Health | Written by Jane Dustman, LCSW Photo by Vie Studio via Pexels While the weather is getting warmer as spring has sprung, things appear to be heading in the right direction.  This seems fine and well, but just because the weather changes, does not…
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Wellness and You – Happy Together!

Anxiety, Depression
| Written by Gabrielle J. Davis, MSHS, MSMHC, LPC, NCC   Photo by Brett Jordan via Unsplash Our lives are driven by our daily routines that can consist of an array of plans, goals, deadlines, and interactions whether it’s with family, friends, co-workers, or people in the community. Within all of that we try to…
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Keeping Structure in the Summer

| By Rebecca Shack, MS, LPC, NCC Photo by Marko Kelecevic via Unsplash.com Summer is full of countless possibilities, especially for children waiting patiently for the school year to come to a close. While summer is about fun, it can also lead to difficulties in autumn when routine returns. Of course, we do not want to…
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Out with the Old and In with the New

Anxiety, Depression
Tips to Helping Develop New, Healthy Habits | Written by Jane Dustman, MSW, LCSW Photo by Vicky Tran from Pexels.com Have you ever heard of  the saying, “it takes 21 days to break or form a habit?” While this may be true for some, it does not necessarily mean it is true for all.  Habits…
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5 Things You Can Do for a Fresh Start this Spring

Anxiety, Depression
| Written by Amanda Costantino, MSW, LCSW Photo by Михаил Павленко via Unsplash.com If you’re like most people, you have probably noticed that your mood tends to be lower in the fall or winter season. We spend several months being indoors, avoiding the cold temperatures and bleak skies. This isn’t just a coincidence that many…
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Reinforcing the Positive

Anxiety, Depression
Tools to Better Your Relationships | By Erica Marriaga, MSW, LCSW Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels Do you find yourself focusing on the negative when it comes to parenting your child, or in your romantic or peer relationships? This might even happen in the workplace. Do you ever notice that your child will look…
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Random Acts of Kindness

Anxiety, Depression, Events
A new way to start the New Year | By Erica Marriaga, MSW, LCSW Photo by Random Acts of Kindness Generous, Considerate, Caring, Charitable, Warm-Hearted. They all have similar meanings. In other words, KINDNESS.  Every year, the day of kindness falls on 2/17. It is ironic that it is right around Valentine’s Day. RANDOM ACTS…
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