Group Therapy Sessions


Advantages of Group Therapy During group therapy, patients meet in a small group with others who may relate to their current condition. Depending on the size and nature of the groups, the setup of group therapy will vary. Typically, groups may have as many as 12 people or as little as 4 people. Groups [...]

Group Therapy Sessions2024-05-22T11:27:26-05:00

Coping With the Death of Your Pet


How to Cope With the Death of Your Pet When a person you love dies, it's natural to feel sorrow, express grief, and expect friends and family to provide understanding and comfort. Unfortunately, the same doesn't always hold true if the one who died was your companion animal. Many consider grieving inappropriate for someone [...]

Coping With the Death of Your Pet2024-05-01T11:24:46-05:00

How to Have Fun When You Don’t Feel Fun


Some folks have fun down to a science. They work in the leisure sciences field. These experts' research confirms that fun is good for us. Still, fun's importance doesn't always mean we can easily experience it. Fun Can’t Be Forced If you've ever attended a gathering while distracted by negative thoughts, you know that you [...]

How to Have Fun When You Don’t Feel Fun2024-03-29T12:21:10-05:00

10 Ways to Overcome Loneliness


Loneliness can be challenging, but there are many strategies to overcome it and connect with others. Here are 10 ways to overcome loneliness. Join clubs or groups: Find communities with shared interests such as book clubs, sports teams, hobby groups, or volunteer organizations. Meeting regularly with like-minded people can help you build connections. Attend [...]

10 Ways to Overcome Loneliness2024-03-13T13:52:26-05:00

How to Recognize Prolonged Grief Disorder in Yourself or a Loved One


We all know loss is part of life, but grief sometimes hits harder than we might expect. The facts we discuss in this blog can help you spot prolonged grief disorder and address it in a healthy manner. Prolonged Grief Disorder Is Legitimate You may not have previously heard of this [...]

How to Recognize Prolonged Grief Disorder in Yourself or a Loved One2024-02-22T17:42:20-06:00

Seven Stages of Accepting a Newly-acquired Disability


In the next 10 minutes, 498 Americans will become disabled, according to the National Safety Council. This number continues to grow annually as advances as medical advances occur. The most common reasons for disability include problems with the musculoskeletal system and hearing and vision loss. These individuals often go through [...]

Seven Stages of Accepting a Newly-acquired Disability2023-02-06T12:43:22-06:00

Maintaining Good Mental Health In Older Adults


  Many seniors find that they become more isolated as they age. It may be harder physically to get together with friends. Some people who were essential to the senior’s mental health may have passed on. If you care for a senior, consider these ideas to improve their mental health. Encourage Them to Volunteer Even [...]

Maintaining Good Mental Health In Older Adults2022-08-17T17:05:40-05:00

Coping with Loneliness During the Holidays


The holidays can be a lonely time for many people. Some wish they had a closer relationship with their loved ones while others have lost loved ones that they wish were still on earth. For others, a family member’s physical or emotional illness means that it is impossible to be with them this holiday [...]

Coping with Loneliness During the Holidays2022-12-06T12:24:34-06:00