Mental Health

May 1, 2022

Self Care Sunday- 8 Ways to Revive Your Self-Care Routine

Self-care is an integral part of maintaining and promoting your mental wellbeing, preventing burnout, and increasing physical health. While “Self Care Sunday” can be any day […]
April 7, 2022

25 Coping Skills for Anxiety & Stress

In a world full of constant stimuli, deadlines, and pressure, it’s easy to get anxious and stressed out. It’s estimated that over 40% of adults have […]
March 22, 2018

Assessing the Professional Identity of School Counselors

Assessing the Professional Identity of School Counselors In the wake of the Parkland, Fl., school shooting last month, a debate has been raging—among other things—about whether […]
February 12, 2018

Mental Health Professionals and Client Suicide Risk Assessment

In a study published last year, researchers reported that about “20 percent of suicide decedents have had contact with a mental health professional within one month […]
January 22, 2018

Is There a Mental Health Crisis on Current College Campuses? A Look into New Trends

Over the decades, the population of young adults who enter college has been growing steadily. At the same time, the number of college-age students who report […]
November 17, 2017

Combating ‘Compassion Fatigue’ in Mental Health Professionals

Although they may seem strikingly similar, there are subtle but real differences between such things as “burnout”, “compassion fatigue” and “vicarious trauma” Whatever label it has, […]
November 6, 2017

Meditation: ‘Accessing Your Inner Sanctuary’

What do you think of when you hear the word “meditation”? Some might imagine a person sitting cross-legged—perhaps in a simple room, monastery, or in front […]
November 5, 2017

Fostering Positive Mental Health (PMH) for Therapists in the Workplace

Adults spend a majority of their waking lives at work, and if you find yourself in a negative work environment, you will more than likely have […]
April 11, 2017

Defining Wellbeing and Explaining How We Can Achieve It

Many of us want to obtain wellbeing. But how? What exactly is wellbeing? And why does overall wellbeing seem so elusive? Wellbeing, as it turns out, […]
April 3, 2017

Conspiracy Theories: What Psychology Has to Say

Over the past year, there has been a lot of discussion about conspiracy theories in the mainstream media and elsewhere. The concept of “truth” in a […]
March 27, 2017

More alike than Different? The Commonalities of Gender

Over the decades, a confusing litany of research and information has emerged regarding gender. Central questions have been posed: “How similar are man and women?” “What […]
August 16, 2016

The Intersection of Trauma, Spirituality, and Mental Health

Spiritual practices—activities such as prayer, meditation—and their influence on a healthy mental life have been investigated by researchers for several decades, but, according to a study […]