Posts on ‘stress’

Coping With Threatening News

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Written by:  Laura Gutierrez Hearing news that there is a new virus that is highly contagious and spreading globally can be quite alarming. It is the sort of thing that will activate our fight or flight mechanism built-in in our body. The fight or flight mechanism is there to protect us and ensure our survival. […]

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Boundaries & Stress Management During the Holiday Season

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Written by Meghan Ringler, MSW Intern The holiday season can be cheerful and joyous as time with loved ones is shared and traditions enjoyed. However, the holidays can be a time of stress as conflicts between family members and friends is escalated and the pressure to achieve the “perfect” holiday get-together can be over the […]

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Healthy Coping & Holiday Stress

Monday, November 19th, 2018

by Rachel Morici-Leirer, LPC It is no mystery that the holidays can bring up depression, loss and overwhelm. The effects are understandable; holidays bring about increased demands, pressure, financial stress and perhaps grief and longing, especially when we have lost a loved one. Let’s focus on what you can do to minimize the holiday blues […]

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Healthy Coping & Holiday Stress

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

By Rachel Morici, LPC It is no mystery that the holidays can bring up depression, loss and overwhelming feelings. The effects are understandable; holidays bring about increased demands, pressure, financial stress and perhaps grief and longing, especially when we have lost a loved one. Let’s focus on what we can do to minimize the holiday […]

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EMDR Therapy for Trauma

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

By Morgen Warner, LCSW Are you or someone you know suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or other trauma? If so, EMDR therapy may help. Many of you may have heard of EMDR therapy. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. This therapy can help people to heal from the emotional distress associated […]

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Wellness Seminars: Raising Awareness of Mental Health & Wellness

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

May is Mental Health Month! We are offering four noon seminars at NO COST! Get more info here

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Finding Joy

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

The holidays often include times of stress, fatigue, and challenges of all kinds.  At the same time, we have great expectations of happiness during the holidays and the television images, magazine images and store advertising all reinforce this.  Unfortunately these expectations are frequently not satisfied.  We see stories of hope, love, fulfillment; but may feel loneliness, grief, and pressure.  Adjusting our expectations and changing our view of happiness can lead to a truer sense of joy.

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