Resilient Motherhood is a team of experts serving Pittsburgh, PA & Westmorland, PA. They are dedicated to helping women feel strong and confident in their bodies during pregnancy, motherhood, and beyond. Resilient Motherhood was born out of passion and necessity Before Dr. Kailee had her son, she noticed a huge gap in care for moms, … Continue reading Resilient Motherhood – Dedicated to helping women feel strong
This is a list of books and workbooks for mental health professionals. I put them into categories: meaning; relationships; Christian; habits; mindful eating; anxiety; trauma; happiness. I've used most of these when working with clients, they are informative and really help facilitate the process. Some of the worksheets in the books, I've had my clients … Continue reading My Favorite Books and Resources as a Professional Counselor
This mirror work activity will increase self-awareness and promote personal growth. Looking in the mirror, state to yourself: "I love you." "I'm sorry." "Forgive me." "Thank you." While looking at yourself in the mirror and stating these things, pay attention to your non-verbal body language, the tone and speed of your voice, and the thoughts … Continue reading Mirror Work Activity How to Get In-Touch with Yourself
Depression, anxiety and panic attacks are signs that you should ask for help It is important to be able to recognize the symptoms of depression, anxiety and panic in ourselves. When we experience these symptoms frequently, for longer than a few weeks, it is time to ask for help. Take action. We tend to go … Continue reading Struggling to Remain Strong for too Long?
When you feel stressed or anxious, have you been mindful of your breathing? Notice if you're holding your breath, taking shallow breaths, or breathing too quickly. Take control of your breathing by trying a short breathing exercise Lay, sit, or stand comfortably, with good posture to allow yourself to breathe easily. If you're laying or … Continue reading Mindful Breathing Exercise for When You’re Feeling Stressed and Anxious
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
It can be challenging and anxiety provoking to find the right counselor. Sometimes it's difficult knowing how to find the help that you specifically need. This article's tips will answer some questions, help develop a plan, relieve stress, and lead you to finding the right counselor. Licensed Professional Counselors A licensed professional counselor works with … Continue reading How to Find the Right Counselor
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