1. What We Want You To Know About Grief

    If you are grieving right now, we want to help you through it in any way we can. We are so sorry for your loss, and we hope we can be a source of hope during this dark time. First, we wanted to debunk some common sayings about grief, and coping with loss.    Ignoring the pain will NOT make it …Read More

  2. Warning Signs of a Dysfunctional Family

    Let’s talk about family.   Family roles may be a phrase that feels very light as it is commonly used. We’re here to talk about the negative side of family roles and the impact they can have on a family.   Family roles can be a sign or symptom of a dysfunctional family. They can show ho…Read More

  3. Be Vulnerable

    In our society today, we have been conditioned to believe that being vulnerable is a bad thing.  That if we are out of our comfort zone we are anxious and fearful. One of our favorite speakers and authors, Brené Brown, discusses how vulnerability can change your life positively, in her book “The…Read More

  4. The Importance of Setting Boundaries

    As human beings we have the tendency to over work ourselves until our batteries run low. We try and multitask so many areas of our lives, that our relationships and mental health often get neglected. One of the areas a therapist will focus on their client with is setting personal boundaries.   Set…Read More

  5. What is Trauma?

    With growing research in the field of trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), we are seeing more clearly now than ever before that trauma does not just occur for the war-time veteran. In order to understand how broadly it impacts society at large, we first need to know what it is. Trauma is…Read More

  6. Misdiagnosed Trauma

    Author: Buffy Andrews MSW, LCSW  Trauma is a tricky animal, and it rears its ugly head in many different ways. More often than not, individuals who’ve dealt with trauma in their past, commonly get misdiagnosed with other mental health disorders or illnesses. According to NAMI (National Allianc…Read More

  7. 3 Steps to Overcome Anxiety

    Author: Buffy Andrews MSW, LCSW We’ve all been plagued with it at some point. Anxiety sometimes wreaks havoc like a cancer in our lives. Maybe you, or someone you know struggles with feelings of anxiety at times. I myself feel caught in throws of anxiety in moments too. If you struggle with it, o…Read More