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Archive: December 2021

Gift Ideas For Christmas (Through The Lens Of Mental Health)!

Posted on December 6, 2021

Nora Roberts said, “Nothing ever seems too bad, too hard, or too sad when you’ve got a Christmas tree in the living room”. Undoubtedly, when the tree lights up, so do the faces of those that stand around it. I don’t know about you, but my favorite part are the gifts that sit underneath! Looking Continue Reading »

10 Questions with Dr. Lena Pearlman LCSW

Posted on December 2, 2021

Dr. Lena Pearlman holds a Masters of Social Work (MSW) as well as a Doctorate degree in Holistic Natural Health. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Missouri. Lena has been a practicing social worker for 20 years. In addition to working privately, Lena has worked with children and adults in Continue Reading »

Suicide: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, Protective Factors, and Resources

Posted on November 29, 2021

CDC says that, “In 2019, 12 million American adults seriously thought about suicide, 3.5 million made a plan, and 1.4 million attempted suicide”. According to the American Psychiatric Association, suicide is, “The 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the second leading cause of death (after accidents) for people aged 10 to Continue Reading »

Curious About Couples Counseling?

Posted on November 22, 2021

Bradley.edu says, “Counseling has become such a common activity for couples that about 44 percent of couples who get married today go to marriage counseling before they even tie the knot”. In relationships, couples counseling has proven to be tremendously effective for many. Are you curious about couples counseling? Perhaps, even considering it? Keep on reading! Continue Reading »

Myths About Mental Illness

Posted on November 18, 2021

In countless ways, we are living in an ever-evolving society. Of course, there is much work to be done. One of the ways to continue on the path of an evolved society is by educating. So, today, we will look at several myths revolving around mental illness. NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) & MentalHealth.gov Continue Reading »

What To Do When Depressed

Posted on November 12, 2021

Depression does not define us. It is not who we are. Please know that if you are experiencing depression, you are far from alone. What should we do when we are feeling down? HelpGuide.org & Everyday Health list a great deal of helpful coping strategies to implement when experiencing depression. Frankly, many of these should Continue Reading »

Why Seek Out A Therapist? What Can Counseling Do For You?

Posted on November 8, 2021

Just a few years ago in 2018-19, around 40.2 million adults in the United States had received counseling or some form of mental health treatment. Now, with all of us living in a pandemic, amongst various other stressors, it is understandable as to why this number has continued to increase. There are several reasons to Continue Reading »