Is it the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

With the stress of the holidays it is important to know what are the things making this holiday season vastly different than the past few years. Remember we have had a rough 2 years and now all the sudden we are “back in the swing of things”. This is the perfect time to practice boundaryContinue reading “Is it the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?”

Acceptance and Change

DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) is a type of therapy that involves a structured approach to healing. In our office we do a longer intake process to help to understand who you are and where you are. We don’t just jump into change. We want to find your current strengths and find ways to build onContinue reading “Acceptance and Change”

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?”

Self Soothe Skills

Taste Have a good meal; have a favorite soothing drink (i.e. tea, hot chocolate); have your favorite ice cream; eat mindfully; have a mint or something with a strong flavor   Hearing Listen to soothing music; sing your favorite song; pay attention to sounds of nature (birds, rain, waves at the beach and waterfalls). GetContinue reading “Self Soothe Skills”

Struggling with your Mental Health Medication?

We know the process of finding medication that works can be frustrating, time-consuming and debilitating. The GeneSight® test provides genetic insights to inform your doctor’s treatment plan, potentially reducing medication trial and error and shortening your road to recovery. Tens of thousands of clinicians have ordered the GeneSight test for 1.5 million patients and counting.Continue reading “Struggling with your Mental Health Medication?”

Benefits of Telehealth in Mental Health

Since our office has been doing Telehealth (Simple Practice) since March 2020, we havn’t had anytime to discuss the benefits of Telehealth in a Mental Health Setting. It is no secret that there is a Mental Health crisis that we are still in. Many are from the original wave of COVID and a mix ofContinue reading “Benefits of Telehealth in Mental Health”

Understanding Dialectics

Dialectics are helpful way to view the world. In simple terms, it is when two opposing truths can be true at the same time. a.) Dialectics teach us that there are more than one way to see a situation and more than one way to solve any problem. b.) Dialectics consider all people to haveContinue reading “Understanding Dialectics”

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Introduction to Interpersonal Effectiveness

While we move into the section of Interpersonal Effectiveness of DBT it is important to know our goals and set a corse of what we are intending to learn. What is stopping you from having Healthy Relationships? Lack of skills Worried thoughts High or uncontrollable emotions Others get in your way You simply forget yourContinue reading “Introduction to Interpersonal Effectiveness”