2 11, 2017

Book Recommendation – Somebody Should Have Told Us!: Simple Truths for Living Well

By |2019-10-23T19:20:59+00:00November 2nd, 2017|anxiety, depression, self-care|0 Comments

This book recommendation comes to you from out therapist, Phyllis Pierce, LCSW. The book I recommend most often to my clients is Somebody Should Have Told Us!: Simple Truths for Living Well. By Jack Pransky, PhD. I met Jack when he was presenting at a conference about 10 years ago. I enjoyed his training so [...]

16 08, 2017

Grief: You’re not going crazy and it will get better

By |2019-10-24T20:35:47+00:00August 16th, 2017|depression, grief, self-care|0 Comments

At some point in or life, we will all experience grief and loss. While we may hope for some predictable path, the truth is that grief is different for everyone. It comes in waves. It’s unpredictable and sometimes it feels like you’re losing your mind. While it doesn’t look the same for everyone, the good [...]

18 11, 2016

Is it the baby blues or postpartum depression?

By |2019-10-24T20:38:14+00:00November 18th, 2016|depression, perinatal|0 Comments

Having a new baby can be a very exciting time but it's also really hard. Bringing home a newborn is a really big transition for any family. Most moms experience some form of the baby blues but some moms experience a longer lasting, more severe type of depression known as postpartum depression.  As many as [...]

14 11, 2016

Feeling down? 4 Symptoms of Seasonal Depression

By |2019-10-24T20:38:39+00:00November 14th, 2016|depression|0 Comments

Shorter days and cool weather are coming and for many people that means struggling once again with depression. Seasonal Depression, also known as Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD), refers to a seasonal pattern of mood changes starting in the fall or winter. Signs and symptoms of seasonal depression include: Irritability – you may find yourself feeling [...]

14 11, 2016

4 Ways to Prevent Seasonal Depression

By |2019-10-24T20:39:14+00:00November 14th, 2016|depression|0 Comments

Cooler weather is approaching and for many people that means a battle with seasonal depression or the winter “blues.” For some people, shorter days with less sunlight contribute to feeling depressed or down in the fall and winter. People also tend to spend less time outdoors doing things that they usually enjoy, which can contribute [...]

5 11, 2015

Setting healthy boundaries in relationships

By |2019-10-24T20:43:30+00:00November 5th, 2015|anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-care, substance abuse, trauma|0 Comments

Boundaries are the lines that set limits for how we interact with others. They can be physical boundaries – how close we let others get and what kind of physical touch we allow. They can also be emotional boundaries – how others can treat us and talk to us, what we will and will not [...]

9 10, 2014

Take time for your yearly checkup! It’s National Depression Screening Day!

By |2019-10-24T21:01:21+00:00October 9th, 2014|depression|0 Comments

  Today is National Depression Screening Day! Most of my clients are currently struggling with some degree of depression or have in the past.  I help people overcome depression in therapy by identifying and changing negative thinking patterns that fuel depression.  I also help people find ways to get active again to improve their mood. [...]

8 10, 2014

Self-Care tips from 25 therapists

By |2019-10-24T21:01:59+00:00October 8th, 2014|anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-care|0 Comments

I was recently featured in [popup url="http://bit.ly/1saWOC2" height="400" width="800" scrollbars="yes" alt="popup"]this article on self-care tips[/popup] from 25 therapists in honor of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10th.  It's so important that we all take good care of ourselves and this article has 50 great ideas. Update - I've recently been [...]