How Stress and Anxiety Can Affect Your Children

Did you know that children make up about 22% of our population? Children are our future, and they bring joy to our lives. They’re new to life and require as much of our love and help as we can give them as they grow. Unfortunately, this means that negative influences in their development can have...

5 Signs That You Can Benefit From Couples Therapy

Did you know that post-pandemic divorce rates have increased? People noticed cracks in their relationships and sought a way out. If you would like to look into couples therapy, keep reading. In this guide, you’ll learn why people pursue couples therapy to keep their marriages thriving. A therapist can help you identify areas for growth...

3 Things You Should Know About Psychological Testing

Mental disorders. They can be difficult things to live with and they can cause further damage if people are unaware that they have those conditions.  Nearly 50 million Americans have some kind of mental illness.  If you think that you or a loved one fall into this category, what could be really helpful is go...

Internal Family Systems: All Parts are Welcome Here

By Diana Samardzic, Psy.D. Have you heard the expression: “I can be my own worst enemy?”  I think we have all felt that way at one time or another.  The self-criticism and negative inner voice can be annoying, frustrating, and overwhelming at times.  According to the Internal Family Systems (IFS for short) model, believe it...

3 Types of Therapy Services to Improve Mental Wellness

Some people may be hesitant to seek therapy services, but sometimes, it can be the best thing for somebody.  In the United States, about 19.2% of adults had some type of mental health treatment in the past 12 months. This should signal that you are alone and if you feel like your mental health is not...

What to Expect From a Couples Therapy Session

Too many preconceived notions exist regarding what many people think couples therapy is. These preconceived notions may give you an indication that finding a therapist is your last resort. You may think it isn’t going to solve anything and it will only turn out to be pointing out one another’s flaws.  What too many individuals...

Panic Attack vs. Anxiety Attack: What’s the Difference?

Panic attacks are no joke. One in 75 Americans has panic disorder, which can cause panic attacks on a regular basis.  Yet this statistic doesn’t include all Americans who experience panic attacks. Many people mistake their panic attacks for anxiety attacks or vice versa. If you are experiencing problems with your anxiety, you need to...

Panic Attack Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

There are clinical descriptions of panic attacks dating all the way back to the 18th century. Since then, studies have been done, and our understanding of panic attacks and anxiety has greatly increased. The DSM-5-TR (the classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States) has even classified panic disorder as an anxiety...

Why Virtual Therapy Is Fast Becoming the Preferred Option for Patients

Did you know that out of 1,000 people surveyed, 91% of respondents believe more people should try online therapy? Virtual therapy can be a fantastic way to receive the same great care you’d find in-person, without some of the drawbacks that might keep you out of your therapist’s office. It’s easier, more affordable, and often...