Substance abuse is a prevalent problem in America. People with substance abuse issues often develop or already are plagued by mental and physical health issues, and their loved ones suffer alongside them in many ways as well.
Whether due to the virus or another health complication, the experience of losing a loved one during the pandemic is especially painful for many. Due to the restrictions put in place with the intent of preventing the spread of the virus, many were not able to be with their loved ones during their final moments … Read more
Getting married is a wonderful occasion, and marriage can be a great adventure. As time passes, the people involved in the marriage can change and evolve. This can lead to issues, sometimes so impactful that it may involve the need to seek out a counselor. This is a perfectly normal occurrence. Marriage counseling can move … Read more
Substance addiction plagues many people. Not everyone who engages in substance abuse inherently has an addiction, but the practice of substance abuse can lead to addiction. The reality of being addicted comes as a shock for most sufferers and the people in their lives.
We’ve all seen our children play. They play with dolls, trucks, cars, and crafts. It can be fun to watch or even join in on their play. Many of us think that play is just play, but it is so much more than that. The way your child plays provides insight into how they interact with others, with their world, and even themselves.
It took a pandemic for teletherapy to become the standard, and now it may be here to stay. If we have learned anything this year, it’s that there are things you can do from the comfort of your own home that you’d never taken advantage of before. Ordering delivery through Uber, Grubhub, DoorDash, and Postmates has increased exponentially. Online grocery/household items can now be delivered to your door — hassle-free.
Every family is unique — nuclear families, single-parent families, blended families, and so much more. No matter what type of family you have, some challenges require outside help. Family therapy provides a safe space for family members to talk candidly about their feelings, thoughts, opinions, and struggles. Therapy allows each family member to express their … Read more
This post content was (originally titled “Helping Practices Come Back From Covid-19”) was written for the American Academy of Ophthamologists and can be viewed here. Nothing captures the zeitgeist of America like a great comeback story. And as we struggle to recover and reopen amid the tumult of COVID-19, a strong dose of comeback is exactly … Read more
Let’s keep this simple; there has been a seismic shift of biblical proportions on the psyche of all of humankind. The aftershocks being felt around the world are affecting every area of our civilization: physical, emotional, spiritual and financial.