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Stress & Emotions

The Road to Acceptance
July 5, 2019

Things in our lives happen that are out of our control. The car breaks down. We get a shocking health diagnosis. People leave. The college you had your heart set on doesn’t accept you. Sometimes painful and unexpected things...

Why DBT Skills Training?
June 17, 2019

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a proven therapy for all mental health issues that include emotion dysregulation as a symptom.  Dysregulation is when someone is having difficulty managing their emotions.  Unrelenting depression and anxiety, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder...

Parenting: Before You Fix It, Sit With It
June 10, 2019

Much like a wife desires a husband to hear about her day before coming up with solutions for her daily difficulties, our children desire the same from parents. Too often we as parents accelerate past the consoling portion of...

10 Quotes That Give My Mind (and Mood) A Boost
June 3, 2019

Just like tiny particles of pollen that impair our physical health each spring, one intrusive thought can undermine our mental health no matter the season. A negative thought or judgment can leave our mind a little fuzzy and have...

DBT’s Guide to Self-Soothing
May 28, 2019

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a specialized type of cognitive therapy that focuses on helping individuals regulate their emotions, tolerate painful emotions, and maintain relationships with others. One of the skills DBT focuses on is self-soothing. Self-soothing is your...

Changes and Transitions Happen Faster than We Want!
May 20, 2019

Let’s face it, children are always growing up too fast and going through different points of transition that may be harder than others. Sometimes during different times of change it can cause anxiety or sadness for kids because they...

Helping Siblings Cope
May 6, 2019

When a child is first diagnosed with cancer, the parent’s focus is inevitably on getting their child the care and treatment they need.  This focus continues through treatment and can last months or even years.  It is a very...

6 Self Care Tips to Reduce Stress
April 15, 2019

  You can’t always control what stress life brings your way, but you can control how you choose to take care of yourself to reduce the tension you experience during those difficult times. Indulging in self-care helps you build...

What is Self-Compassion?
April 8, 2019

  Self-Compassion allows us to manage negative self-talk, perfectionism, people pleasing and judgmental thinking.  Self-Compassion increases our resilience to suffering, shame and failure.  In order to understand Self-Compassion, it is helpful to first reflect on what compassion is and...

Repressed Memories: Fact or Fiction?
March 25, 2019

  Do our brains protectively block our own recall of memories of traumatic experiences?  Repressed memories are thought to be blocked from one’s conscious awareness due to a high level of stress or trauma associated with the forgotten experience. ...