How to Know When to See a Therapist—The 5 W’s of Modern Therapy

A common question people tend to ask is how to know when to see a therapist. People often begin professional therapy when their anxiety becomes overwhelming, depression worsens, or they hit their breaking point and need support. And this makes sense! However, a common misconception is that life has to be unbearable to do therapy....

Life Changes as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The COVID-19 pandemic can be a very stressful and anxious time.  Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems and the current news cycle can make it even worse.  There are some things we can do to help the overwhelming feeling you might have during this crisis. There are steps you can take...

Group Therapy

Group therapy can at first sound fairly intimidating to people, but the reality is that group therapy can actually be more productive and powerful than individual therapy for many people.  During group therapy individuals meet with a group who all have similar concerns.  Therapy consists of learning effective tools while relating it to your experiences...

Addiction and Substance Abuse

Addiction can involve the use of many different types of substances, including alcohol, opioids, nicotine, marijuana and even addictive behaviors such as gambling.  Studies have shown that addictive behaviors share certain neurological features such as reward and reinforcement. Alcohol abuse occurs when an individual drinks in a situation, manner, frequency or amount where that individual...