How much stress is too much stress

Question of the Week- Stress

Anxiety | Self Improvement

How much stress is too much stress? This is an interesting question and one that we certainly hear OFTEN. Stress in general can be the root cause for many of our clients to come to see us initially. First, stress is a normal part of every day. Stress in some cases, is a very good […]

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Thought Challenging, and how it works on Anxiety

Anxiety | Self Improvement

Thought challenging is a process in which you challenge the negative thoughts that often lead to anxiety or depression. With strong motivation, discipline and the right support from a licensed professional, negative thought pattern recognition can be re-structured and replaced with positive thought patterns. This involves three steps: (Identify, Challenge & Replace) 1. Identify negative […]

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Teenage Anxiety- Symptoms and Solutions

Anxiety | Parenting

Whether they deserve it or not, teenagers have a reputation for being moody, belligerent and oftentimes downright difficult. These same behaviors can also be signs your teenager may be struggling with anxiety. According to the National institute on Mental Health (NIMH) the average age of onset for anxiety is 11 years old, or around 5th […]

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Counseling, Counselor, Therapist, Therapy

10 Simple Steps: Finding A Great Therapist

Anxiety | Mental Health | Self Improvement

Finding a therapist to help you sort out the most intimate details of your life can be extremely intimidating. Look no further!!! We have done the work for you and compiled 10 steps that will ensure you maximize the opportunity to work with a professional therapist. 1.) Know the difference Know the difference between a […]

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Teenage Suicide: Facts, Signs & Taking Action

Anxiety | Mental Health | Parenting

What are the facts regarding teenage suicide? • More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease. • About 2/3 of people who complete suicide are depressed at the time of their deaths. • Depression that is untreated, undiagnosed, or ineffectively […]

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Adolescent Anxiety

4 Steps to address adolescent anxiety

Anxiety | Family | Parenting

Question of the Week:  “School has been in session now for a few weeks. I thought that my son’s anxiety and stress level would have subsided by now. How can we talk about it, or better yet figure out what is going on?” First, let’s discuss the differences between stress and anxiety in regards to […]

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Tactics to Aid Anxiety

Tactics To Aid Anxiety

Anxiety | Mental Health | Self Improvement

Anxiety is one of the most common complaints we visit with our clients about. In fact, 40 million Americans over the age of 18 report being affected by Anxiety. Presently, Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. (Anxiety and Depression Association of America.) Many of our clients are looking for […]

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According to the National institute on Mental Health (NIMH) the average age of onset for anxiety is 11 years old, or around 5th grade. NIMH also states that the prevalence of developing anxiety in a lifetime is over 28%.

A Parent’s Guide To Teen Anxiety

Anxiety | Family | Parenting

Whether they deserve it or not, teenagers have a reputation for being moody, belligerent and oftentimes downright difficult. These same behaviors can also be signs your teenager may be struggling with anxiety. According to the National institute on Mental Health (NIMH) the average age of onset for anxiety is 11 years old, or around 5th […]

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