Unpacking Therapy Clichés: Using Coping Skills

Written by: Perrin Jones, LCMHCA Coping skills go beyond just being a therapy buzz-phrase. Entire therapy modalities focus on teaching and implementing coping skills. “What coping skills did you use?” is a phrase that those in the therapy chair have probably heard...

Unpacking Therapy Clichés: “Take a Deep Breath”

Author: Perrin Jones, MA, LCMHCA, NCC, MT-BC If someone (including a therapist) has ever told you to take a deep breath when you were feeling stressed or anxious, your initial reaction may have been to roll your eyes – you just didn’t feel that taking a breath was...

Goal Setting in the New Year

Contributed by: Lauren Moore, MSW, LCSWA Did you create those new year resolutions as the virtual ball dropped last week? The beginning of 2021 is a great time to reflect back on your experiences, lessons, highs and lows of this past unprecedented year. Take a few...

Coping With Holiday Stress

By: Lauren Moore, MSW, LCSWA December – the last month of the year and quite a hectic one. The holiday season is not only associated with joy and happiness, but also stress, depressive symptoms, and other mental health-related challenges. As we approach the...