Creating Balance in Life

Being true to oneself means being real in love, life, work and to yourself.  It means knowing your boundaries and knowing when to say “no.”  Many times, we want to please too many people in our lives.  We want to be valued at work, we want to fit in at school, or we want to...

Coping Skills

Every day we are faced with various challenges that life throws at us and we must learn how to cope. There are times we do this without even being aware of it and other times we must choose to actively engage in a coping tool to work through these challenges. Coping skills can range from...

Telehealth Therapy

Mental health counseling sometimes requires a re-thinking of how to provide healthcare, specifically so patients feel more comfortable seeking help. This can include developing new ways to deliver care to people; telehealth is one of those ways. Through the use of current technology, we can now improve access to care for people who live in...

Couples Communication Skills

One of the most important foundations for a healthy relationship is communication.  It can also be one of the hardest parts about being in one!   You might think there are only a few ways to communicate as a couple; however, there are a wide variety of mistakes a couple can make. Couples with communication issues...

Stress Management Techniques

Stress is a part of life.  We can experience long term stress through something like our careers or school, or something short term such as a project or a temporary family responsibility.  As you might imagine, this can seriously affect our health, but there is a way to manage stress using the proper tools and...

Setting and Using S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Goal setting is an essential part of our lives.  In order to help guide us towards our hopes and dreams, we all need goals.  Setting goals helps us create a more solid path to what we want to reach in life.  Writing out those goals makes them real; it helps us visualize what we want...

Dealing with Depression Part 1

Depression effects millions of people in the United States; statistics show that nearly 15 million people suffer from this disease and over 3 million of those people experience continuous, persistent episodes of depression.   Continuous, persistent episodes of depression is defined as depression lasting over two years that does not go away by itself or...

Can Food Impact your Mood?

By Vanessa Imus, MS, RD Founding Dietitian of Integrated Nutrition Food can have an impact on mood in numerous ways. Both the way we eat and what we eat play a role in how we feel throughout the day. Many people have had the experience of being “hangry” (hungry and angry), which is a common...

Nutrition Food and Mood 2018

Nutrition: Food and Mood EDUCATIONAL CLASS THURSDAY 6:00PM-7:30PM   March 29th cost: $25 Come learn ABOUT NUTRITION AND HOW IT CAN IMPROVE YOUR MOOD IN A SMALL GROUP SETTING. The food you eat greatly effects your brain chemistry and in turn your mood. Learn to identify foods that may be having a negative impact on your...

Anxiety Skills Group for Women – April 2018

THURSDAYS 6-7PM  April 12 – May 10 cost: $25/WEEK (Must sign up for the full 5-week series) Come learn skills in a small group setting that you can implement into your life right now! Anxiety can show up in response to a number of different factors, some of which may include; trauma, relationships, work, illness...