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...

The Mental Health Benefits of Gratitude

November is upon us, and so is the season of gratitude as we march towards Thanksgiving. The holidays are likely going to look vastly different this year than they have in years past, and it may feel like you have to dig deep to find some gratitude for the strange,...

Untamed Wrap Up Guide

Authored by: Queen City Counseling Client I’ll be honest: I find self-help books well intentioned but usually full of things that I won’t remember or don’t strike a cord with me.  Untamed was different. I found myself continuing to jot down statements or thoughts that...

September Book Club Reading Guide: Untamed

Queen City Counseling & Consulting is excited to launch our brand new book club series! Follow along with us each month as we choose a different thought-provoking book to share with you. We will post a blog at the beginning of each month as a guide for you to use...

Utilizing Love Languages with Adolescents

Contributed by: Lauren Moore, MSW, LCSWA Communicating with your teenager can often feel like a frustrating task. As a therapist, I often point parents towards a great resource called “The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers” by Dr. Gary Chapman to help parents better...