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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Casey Hall, LPC-S, LMFT-S Seasonal affective disorder. We hear those words tossed around at this time of year when it’s dark and dreary outside but what does it really mean? SAD is a subtype of major depression that...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Megan Loney, ED.S, LPC When your family is thriving and functions well as a unit, it can be the bedrock of your life, offering stability and structure. When families don’t function well, they can be an added source...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Kristy Burton LPC, AADC, NCC, TA For many people, the holidays are a joy-filled time with family and friends, but for others, all the pressure, extra activities, and added responsibilities are a perfect recipe for anxiety and depression....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Casey Hall LPC, LMFT During November, we celebrate Thanksgiving. All political and historical issues related to this holiday aside, the basic idea of a holiday that celebrates giving thanks and showing gratitude is actually kind of great....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Kristy Burton LPC, AADC, NCC, TA Does your family do that thing where you all go around the table and everyone has to say something they’re grateful for? Do you panic every single year and say the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Angie Bates, BA, Intern Challenging yourself to be grateful every day is an excellent way to improve your physical and emotional health. Many clients don’t believe me when I tell them this, but simply finding something to be...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By: Mackenzi T. Davis, LCSW Gratitude…I really don’t know where to start. A wise woman once said “practice gratitude to honor what’s ordinary about our lives because that is what’s truly extraordinary.” If you guess that wise woman...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Casey Hall LPC, LMFT When most people hear abuse or intimate partner violence, they think of physical abuse, but this is only one of many ways that intimate partners can be abusive. Whether you’re experiencing intimate partner...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Kristy Burton LPC, AADC, NCC, TA According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, people will return to their abusers seven times on average. Let that sink in. If you’re feeling frustrated with yourself for returning to an...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Megan Loney, ED.S, LPC Co-parenting after a separation or divorce is always tricky, but when your ex is also your domestic violence perpetrator, there’s an added layer of difficulty and real safety concerns that need to be...