How to Deal With Loss

Have you suffered a loss in your life? Whether a loved one has passed away, a relationship has ended, or you have lost your job, you will find that the grieving process is one of the hardest things to go through in life and doesn’t always make much sense. It is hard to know how...

Therapy for Teens: A Simple Guide for What to Expect

Teens face many problems in their daily lives. Some of these may be struggles with school, family, or friends. Others may be grappling with bigger issues like depression or anxiety. Therapy can help teens learn and understand themselves better, set goals, and develop coping skills. If your teen is struggling, therapy may be a good option...

Autism Diagnosis: Testing Methods and How They Work

According to the CDC, approximately one in fifty-four American children is diagnosed with autism. And, these numbers are rising. Plus, many adults who weren’t previously diagnosed with autism are being diagnosed later in life. But, how is autism testing conducted? Read on to learn about different testing methods for an autism diagnosis. Testing at Home...

How to Get Treated for ADHD

A little over 4% of adults have ADHD, and that number jumps to 11% for children.  While many people have ADHD, the majority of them never get tested for it and therefore don’t get the proper treatment.  If you’re wondering how to get treated for ADHD, we’ve got the answers. Keep reading for a quick...

Therapy for Couples: How to Get the Best Out of Couples Therapy

More than 75% of couples cite lack of commitment as the number one reason for divorce. Commitment is difficult to maintain, especially in a long-term relationship. But there is a way to nurture and promote commitment. Therapy for couples can be an effective tool to strengthen a relationship. Learn how to get the most out...

5 Signs of Depression in Children That You Should Never Ignore

Depression affects 3.2% of children and adolescents in the United States. Researchers used to think that only adults experienced depression, but now we know that is not true. Children can have trouble regulating their emotions and maintaining a positive outlook on life. If you notice your child or teen has been struggling, look out for...

Social Media and Adolescent Mental Health

Using social media platforms, such as Instagram, to post pictures or videos that receive likes and positive comments lights up a part of the brain that is also stimulated when using an addictive substance.

The Signs and Symptoms of Separation Anxiety in Adults

Did you know that separation anxiety in adults was not recognized until 2013, when the 5th edition Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders was released?  Since then, studies have shown that over 6% of the adult population in America suffers from Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder (ASAD). If you suspect that you or a loved one...