When your child discloses sexual abuse

When your child discloses sexual abuse

As a parent, you try to prepare for all the big moments in your child’s life by reading the parenting books and researching their development. However, you are never fully prepared for the moment your child discloses sexual abuse. Parents often feel scared,...
New Year New You!

New Year New You!

  Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder. This looks different for each individual. However, one common manifestation of anxiety is avoidance, not being able to engage in enjoyable activities. The brain is an amazing thing, but at times it can be a...
October is Baby Loss Awareness Month

October is Baby Loss Awareness Month

Recently Chrissy Teigen and Jon Legend shared photos of their devastating loss of their third child. She was reported to be about 5 or 6 months into this pregnancy. The sadness in these photos was palpable. This was hard to see and read about but necessary to bring...
Memories and connections to objects and senses

Memories and connections to objects and senses

Jamie Getz, LCMHC I took notes during a “Zoom” staff meeting on Tuesday and turned my notes into a blog by the end of the week. A lot resonated with me and I felt compelled to share. Most of what we discussed about memories and the topic was introduced, not by another...
Opening Communication Channels with Teens

Opening Communication Channels with Teens

Often parents feel a real disconnect to their adolescent and struggle with understanding the challenges youth are faced with today. Growing up I was given books and paper assignments, cell phones weren’t around and only a select few had pagers to keep in contact,...