Category: Mental Health Counseling

How to Set Boundaries for Your Mental Health

How to Set Boundaries for Your Mental Health boundaries

Knowing when and how to set boundaries with people, situations and environments is highly important to your mental health. Boundaries can be described as the rules and limits that you establish for your security and well-being around others. In order to feel safe and comfortable, you should express and make it known how others should […]

How to Ask For Help with Mental Health

How to Ask For Help with Mental Health Ask For Help

Mental health is a problem that many people all over the world deal with. Issues with mental health can develop from many different factors, whether it is home life, work-life, or even your social and romantic life. The biggest issue when individuals are struggling with mental health is that they do not ask for help […]

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)? Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a form of cognitive behavior therapy that is designed to help people learn to manage their emotions by letting them recognize, experience, and accept them. The goal of DBT is to help people change unhelpful behavior and ways of thinking while accepting who they are. DBT can treat mood disorders, […]

What is Harm Reduction Counseling?

What is Harm Reduction Counseling? Harm Reduction

The concept of harm reduction was initially founded and introduced in the 1980s, as an alternative to abstinence-only focused interventions for adults with substance abuse disorders. Since then, the practice has evolved and is seen as revolutionary in the field of addiction. Harm reduction is based on programs, practices, and policies with an aim to […]

Is Setting Goals Good for Mental Health?

Is Setting Goals Good for Mental Health? setting goals

We cannot be happy with life or happy with others unless we are happy with ourselves. The existentialists will claim that happiness comes from within, rather than from external influences which at best bring us temporary happiness. Happiness comes from having a true sense of purpose. Poor mental health can stem from a lack of […]

Recognizing Seasonal Affective Disorder

Recognizing Seasonal Affective Disorder Seasonal Affective Disorder

It is normal for people to go through a biological shift as the seasons change. The change to internal body clocks, and our circadian rhythm, causes the body and the brain to be out of synchronicity with daily routines and schedules. Studies suggest the imbalances are greater in people living further away from the equator. […]

What Is the Meaning of Sobriety?

What Is the Meaning of Sobriety? sobriety

When you hear the word sobriety there are probably a few different things that come to mind. The most common idea people have about sobriety is abstinence from illicit drug use. While this idea is not completely wrong, it is also not actually accurate either. We will go over the meaning of sobriety in detail […]

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace Mental Health in the Workplace

According to Limeade, depression costs companies in America $44 billion in lost productivity. This includes $80 to $100 billion in direct costs each year due to mental illness and substance abuse. Keeping your company alive and afloat should always be one of your top priorities. Therefore, this information alone should be enough to drive home […]

Anxiety About Post Pandemic Return to Normal

Anxiety About Post Pandemic Return to Normal anxiety

After more than a year of quarantine, virus infections, and deaths, vaccines are finally at hand. COVID-19 vaccinations are currently rolling out across the globe. Since then, restrictions on quarantines have been gradually lifted. Some countries have completely returned to normal, allowing concerts and other mass gatherings. While most of the population is rejoicing about […]

Tools to Relieve Anxiety

Tools to Relieve Anxiety relieve anxiety

The Covid-19 pandemic brought depression and anxiety to many people worldwide. Feelings of dread, fear, and uneasiness can be deeply unpleasant. Anxiety symptoms present themselves differently to everyone. Whether it be a panic attack, upset stomach, or nervous tension, the distress and discomfort are oftentimes overwhelming. Over 40 million people in the United States suffer […]