Do your research if you’re deciding whether to use a mental health app or tech company, your privacy and wellbeing could be at risk

Tech/big companies using apps and other platforms Being transparent, while writing this article, I'm using a vague description, not naming any companies, to protect myself. There are a few companies that come to mind. These companies are not owned by mental health professionals. The companies act more as a therapist directory or as a way … Continue reading Do your research if you’re deciding whether to use a mental health app or tech company, your privacy and wellbeing could be at risk

Are You Feeling Anxious About Going to Counseling? Online Counseling Can Help

If you're feeling anxious about meeting in-office with a mental health professional, try teletherapy. Research shows that teletherapy is equally effective as in-office therapy. People can still learn about anxiety and how to best manage it. Teletherapy can be done in the comfort of your home. It's convenience is beneficial in other ways, like not … Continue reading Are You Feeling Anxious About Going to Counseling? Online Counseling Can Help

Emergency Contacts, Lifelines, and Suicide Prevention Information and Resources

Suicide statistics in the U.S. • Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. for all ages. (CDC) • Everyday, approximately 123 Americans die by suicide. (CDC) • There is one death by suicide in the U.S. every 12 minutes. (CDC) • Depression affects 20-25% of Americans ages 18+ in a given … Continue reading Emergency Contacts, Lifelines, and Suicide Prevention Information and Resources

Plant-Based Doctors Directory (Did you know that I’m a plant-based counselor?)

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! I'm a 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 … Continue reading Plant-Based Doctors Directory (Did you know that I’m a plant-based counselor?)

How Do I Find Affordable Counseling?

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 How Do I Find Affordable Counseling?

About Person-Centered Perspective in Counseling

I use the person-centered perspective when working with clients because it is so important to keep WHO that person is in mind when helping them figure out what they need and how to reach their goals. A person needs an empowering environment, meaningful relationships, a champion for change, proper facilitation and coordination, and agreed achievements … Continue reading About Person-Centered Perspective in Counseling

The Value of Seeing a Therapist: what does your therapist do when they’re not in session?

More about therapy 4 FAQ ABOUT SHANNON’S COUNSELING SERVICES WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO TALK ABOUT IN THERAPY? MENTAL HEALTH THERAPY: WHAT PEOPLE THINK IT IS VS. WHAT IT ACTUALLY IS ARE YOU FEELING ANXIOUS ABOUT GOING TO COUNSELING? ONLINE COUNSELING CAN HELP HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF COUNSELING DO … Continue reading The Value of Seeing a Therapist: what does your therapist do when they’re not in session?

About Finish Stronger Counseling’s YouTube Channel

The purpose of my YouTube channel is to provide you with information on mental health and tips to help you get through everyday life. Since I'm passionate about running and the outdoors, you may also see that as it relates to mental health. https://youtu.be/Gc67R0__BqY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygw8-n6kcSA https://youtube.com/shorts/Lscebpchwpw?feature=share https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYe4JgYCkeg https://youtu.be/boybIAg4pKw Related information ABOUT FINISH STRONGER COUNSELING’S FACEBOOK … Continue reading About Finish Stronger Counseling’s YouTube Channel

About Emotional Support Animals, Therapy Animals and Service Dogs

Have you ever wondered the difference between an Emotional Support Animal, Therapy Dog or Service Dog? This article is a brief overview of the different animal companions. Emotional Support Animal (ESA) The animal provides therapeutic benefits to the owner at home through companionship. Steps to getting an ESA: Determine if an ESA is right for … Continue reading About Emotional Support Animals, Therapy Animals and Service Dogs

About Finish Stronger Counseling’s Facebook Page

"Like" and "follow" Finish Stronger Counseling's Facebook page if you are interested in psychology, things that are therapeutic and about having a healthy lifestyle. I'm Shannon Mick, the owner and operator of Finish Stronger Counseling. Over on Facebook, you'll find recent mental health articles, blogs, and free downloadable worksheets. My favorite things to share are … Continue reading About Finish Stronger Counseling’s Facebook Page