Communication Styles and Why They’re Important

Contributed by Mary York, MSW, LCSWA Have you ever heard the phrase “communication is key?” I’m sure you have! Whether you have heard it in the therapy room, at work, or just in everyday life; effective communication is one of the most important skills we can learn....

Understanding and Recognizing PTSD in Teens 

Contributed by: Monique Heath, LCMHC, LCAS Being in an accident or natural disaster, experiencing spiritual or religious abuse, a sudden or violent death in your life, witnessing bodily harm or death, being physically assaulted, exposure to school violence, being...

Levels of Care in Mental Health Treatment

Contributed by: Lauren Moore, LCSW No matter where you are on your therapy journey, it can get confusing when selecting the appropriate amount of treatment that you or your child needs. In the mental health field, there are various levels of care starting at...

Setting and Maintaining Healthy Boundaries

Boundaries, boundaries, boundaries! You’ve probably heard this term within and outside of the therapy world quite a few times. While this is often a concept that we toss around repeatedly, we may not have a clear picture about what boundaries are and, importantly, how...