The Link between Chronic Illness and Mental health A chronic illness lasts for a very long time, and rarely can be fully cured. It can drain someone’s physical strength, and now research is showing how it affects mental health as well. About 1/3 of people with a chronic illness experience depression (source). Breakdown of depressionRead More
Mental Health in the LGBTQ+ Community
It is officially the start of Pride Month, which means celebrating the diverse sexual orientations and gender identities of people all across the country. The LGBTQ+ community is made up of people who identify as Lesbian (L), Gay (G), Bisexual (B), Trans (T), Queer (Q), or other sexual orientations and gender identities such as asexual,Read More
Trauma-Informed Care: What is it and Why You Need to Know
There’s a new buzzword circulating the mental health field and counseling offices: trauma-informed care. This adjusted way of thinking has been revolutionizing the way professionals provide therapy, and you are likely to encounter it in your mental health journey. If you’ve looked through our therapist page you’ve probably seen trauma-informed care or trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapyRead More
Do I Have Adult ADHD?
Many adults with ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, go undiagnosed, but the American Psychiatric Association estimates about 2.5% of adults have ADHD. Everyone has experienced some of the typical symptoms of ADHD, and it should be diagnosed by a professional, but some symptoms to look for are: Lack of focus — Do you findRead More