Need to Know: Expats and Mental Health

Moving to a new country can be a wonderful adventure to undertake. But, unfortunately, it can also be a very stressful one to navigate, and many expats are surprised by just how much it can affect their mental health. Even if you wanted to make a move, you could find that your expectations and reality … Read more

How Is COVID-19 Affecting Adults’ Mental Health?

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As the COVID-19 pandemic heads into its second year, variants are spreading quickly, causing a new surge of infections in many countries, and lockdowns have begun again. The devastation of a year under lockdown from COVID-19 has marked an effect on mental health. There is a wide range of causes and a bevy of impacts … Read more

Maintaining Healthy Relationships During the Pandemic

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The pandemic has been with us for more than a year now, and with it came drastic changes for everyone. Some were not as affected by the changes as others — as some endured significant life changes. Were you sent home to work remotely during COVID? Was your spouse also sent home? Did these changes … Read more

Group Therapy vs. Individual Therapy: A Look into the Differences

When you think of therapy, you often think of one-on-one sessions with a counselor and their client. However, group counseling is just as common as individual counseling sessions.  Individual therapy occurs when one person is in counseling with a therapist, psychologist, counselor, or psychiatrist. Group therapy is done in an entirely different setting and provides … Read more

Is Covid-19 Giving People PTSD

COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on many people’s mental health — putting marriages and social lives under significant pressure. From anxiety about contracting the virus to the implications of losing one’s job or being isolated for extended periods, individuals all over the world are suffering from the effects of the pandemic. Depression and anxiety … Read more

Counseling During the Era of COVID-19

COVID-19 has made exploring counseling options a unique and challenging experience. This has become especially challenging for patients concerned about their privacy, with unique challenges and barriers present for patients and for counselors alike. Despite the challenges, counselors are still able to offer a wide variety of services just as if services were offered in … Read more

What are the Seemingly Hidden Signs of Depression?

Many of us know what depression is and what the apparent signs are. Prolonged sadness, loss of hope, loss of interest in activities are all common symptoms. These symptoms are commonly listed on mental health websites and in antidepressant ads. But these aren’t the only symptoms. Sometimes symptoms are more subtle, less obvious, but just … Read more