General care practitioners (GCP, I'll refer to it as) aren't mental health professionals although people, myself included, have visited their GCP for a mental health concern. Fortunately, we're moving away from this trend as more people are learning and understanding that they should see a mental health care professional to address their concerns. As a … Continue reading General Care Practitioners Are Not Mental Health Professionals
Don't be afraid to ask your therapist questions. "What happens if I don't know what to talk about in therapy?" is a common question that people are afraid to ask their therapist. Your therapist would be happy to answer this question, and others, so ask away. Let me provide an answer to this one... A … Continue reading What Happens if I Don’t Know What to Talk about in Therapy?
If you need support, reach out to a counselor, don't hesitate. Most counselors are providing teletherapy now. You don't have to leave your home and it is easy to get started. I specialize in telemental health. Contact me if you are a resident of Pennsylvania and would like to talk. Keep going! Learn about teletherapy … Continue reading You Will Keep Going
Are you looking for a plant-based doctor or professional guidance on going plant-based? Visit Plant-Based Doctors to find the right healthcare professional for you! Plant-based counselor Did you know that I'm a plant-based counselor? I've been vegan for years, and I greatly care about being proactive towards my health and the environment. I strive to … Continue reading Plant-Based Mental Health Counselor (and Plant-Based Doctors Directory)
You can find the right outpatient private practice counselor for you at an affordable rate, you just need to know how to go about doing so. Almost everyone shops around looking for the right counselor who either accepts their insurance or that they can afford to see if they pay out-of-pocket. A breakdown in the … Continue reading Finding Affordable Mental Health Counseling
Is anxiety keeping you from reaching your goals? Would you like to work on building up healthy habits that reflect your goals? If the answer is "yes," then reach out to me if you think that we'd be a good fit to strategize together! I'm working with Pennsylvania residents. Please, reach out if you have … Continue reading Would you like to work on managing anxiety and building healthy habits?
I ordered a few card decks and workbooks to grow my practice from PESI. Do you use any of these? What's your favorite or go-to worksheet? Watch my unboxing video below. https://youtu.be/DZtzCl-y96s Books & Resources Train Your Brain Card Deck by Dr. Jennifer Sweeton The Body Positivity Card Deck by Judith Matz, LCSW, ACSW & … Continue reading New Mental Health Books and Resources (for mental health professionals)
According to Alcohol Rehab Guide, alcoholism is a growing health concern in America, affecting nearly 14 million people. Alcoholrehabguide.org is an organization that focuses on producing high quality substance abuse and recovery content. There are vital resources on this site, which was founded on a passion to help people in need, and the belief that … Continue reading A Growing Health Concern in America is Alcoholism
Meaning Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl [Check out his other books!] Relationships The Gaslighting Recovery Workbook: Healing from Emotional Abuse by Amy Marlow-MaCoy, LPC Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Journal Christian Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling extended edition by John G. Kruis Habits Atomic Habits by James Clear Mindful Eating The Mindful Eating Workbook … Continue reading MH professionals, thought I’d share my current favorite books and resources.
Just being a listener is powerful. Depending on the person who needs listened to and the situation, listening can be the only thing needed to help somebody. We're bombarded with messages about listening and responding in a particular way. That we must follow A, B, and C or we aren't being effective or that we … Continue reading Just Listen: don’t worry about giving someone the perfect piece of advice