September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

The month of September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month with September 10th of this year being Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide Awareness Prevention Month and Day are in place to bring more awareness to rates of suicide, rates of suicide attempts, bring support for survivors of suicide and to try breaking the stigma around the topic.Continue reading “September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month”

REGISTER TO VOTE!

Today is National Register to Vote! This is something I have been passionate about for many years. No matter if you are Democrat or Republican or a little bit of both at times, we want you to feel heard and exercise your right to vote. You can go to https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote and find where to voteContinue reading “REGISTER TO VOTE!”

NEW PODCAST: Pros + Cons of Telehealth W/Bonnie Monahan

In this episode we are joined by Bonnie Monahan, LPC, PLPC to explore the various Pros and Cons that are associated with Telehealth and In-Person therapy. Depending on the type of therapy your are doing and your type of therapist there are many pros and cons. From saving money and time by doing Telehealth toContinue reading “NEW PODCAST: Pros + Cons of Telehealth W/Bonnie Monahan”

Season 2 – Finding Middle Path

WE ARE BACK! It was a short break and due to health reasons I had to step away from doing the podcast. I am so thrilled that Season 2 is back and the first episode is ready to go. This season we will continue to talk about DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and the resources aroundContinue reading “Season 2 – Finding Middle Path”

Finding Distress Tolerance Skills Group

A new Virtual (Zoom) DBT Skills Group – “Finding Distress Tolerance” will be starting July 27th and go for 6 weeks . This is designed for individuals who are 18 or older. This group will focus on the Distress Tolerance Skills that help clients deal with things such as Panic/Anxiety Attacks and other Big Emotions. Tanna & Allison will bothContinue reading “Finding Distress Tolerance Skills Group”

What I am currently reading – July 2022

It’s hard for me to just read one book at a time. I find that when I am in certain moods I tend to go between these 3 books currently. They are great and reading / listening to them via Audible I tend to get these 15-30 minutes of growth. I hope you enjoy themContinue reading “What I am currently reading – July 2022”

DBT Skill – PUSH AWAY

Have you heard of the Push Away Skill? It’s part of the ACCEPTS SKILL that is under DISTRESS TOLERANCE SKILLS . What does it mean? If I am struggling, overwhelmed and overthinking then I simply PUSH AWAY and PUT AWAY what is bothering me TEMPORARILY. Then I distract myself with another activity. Then when IContinue reading “DBT Skill – PUSH AWAY”

Is cost keeping you from Therapy?

Everything seems to be going up in price these days and it tends to leave us thinking what can we cut from our budget? Is therapy one of those things? Let’s make sure that isn’t the case. We have a few options to make sure you are still getting the help you need for yourContinue reading “Is cost keeping you from Therapy?”

Being a LGBTQIA+ Ally

In the month of June each year we celebrate Pride. Pride month is to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising which was a landmark moment in the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Pride is in celebration of all LGBTQIA+ individuals. While the month of June is packed with traditions such as parades and eventsContinue reading “Being a LGBTQIA+ Ally”