This has been an exceedingly difficult time for many because of all that has transpired in the past year of 2020. The fearful unknowns, unending what-ifs, sleepless nights, and nervousness from dealing with the pandemic, the lockdowns, economic crisis, mask mandates and the nationwide riots and a contentious election has led many to a sense of hopelessness and despair. Mental health issues have greatly increased as a result, becoming a graver pandemic than any virus out there.
One Word That Can Guarantee You’ll Be Miserable
There are a few words I don’t care to hear. “Can’t” is one of them, especially when I hear it from children.
Common Concerns on Using Online Counseling Telehealth
The advent and progress of Covid-19 has brought with it a dramatic shift toward Telehealth services throughout the medical industry, just as online internet usage has changed drastically throughout many other industries. This change is particularly challenging in therapy because so much of the work takes place as a consequence of the relationship between the therapist and client.
Living Like We Get the Joke
Do you remember the classic “No Soap, Radio” joke? It was very popular in my elementary school. It was basically a con job – a joke that made no sense and wasn’t funny. A group of kids would be in on it.
Addressing Mental Health from a Practical Approach
We are hopefully coming to a crossroad in how we address health care in America. The current conventional model of treating symptoms is woefully inadequate, and problematic.
A Functional Approach to Mental Health
If you’re struggling with stress, emotional difficulties, or other chronic health concerns, getting a gut check is a wise first step.