Self Esteem

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?


If you are struggling with a mental health challenge, such as depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol and/or drug use problems, marital problems or eating disorders, then cognitive behavioral therapy may help. While there were earlier developments, cognitive behavioral therapy was first used during World War II to help veterans deal with the war's psychological impact on [...]

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?2022-11-10T16:51:36-06:00

World Bipolar Day: 3/30/22


  World Bipolar Day will be observed this year on Wednesday, March 30th, 2022. March 30th is a special date to this cause as it’s the birthday of Vincent van Gogh, who struggled with mental illness and was posthumously determined to have bipolar disorder.   This day is about raising awareness on mental health issues like [...]

World Bipolar Day: 3/30/222022-03-17T13:53:49-05:00

International Day of Happiness: 3/20/22


  March 20th is celebrated as the International Day of Happiness each year.  Established 10 years ago in 2012 by The United Nations and the nonprofit partner group Action for Happiness, the goal is to bring awareness that progress isn't just measured by economic growth from an international, national, local, or even a personal level, [...]

International Day of Happiness: 3/20/222022-02-21T14:26:04-06:00

The Good in New Year’s Resolutions


  The ancient Babylonians likely were the first to make New Years resolutions, and they were followed by ancient Romans. The resolutions were made to gods in hopes that they would bless them throughout the coming year. Today, about 40% of Americans make New Years resolutions, and of that group, about 40% keep their resolution [...]

The Good in New Year’s Resolutions2021-12-31T21:06:18-06:00

Coping with Regret


  Everyone feels regrets at some time in their lives. According to research, people are more likely to experience regrets over education, career, romance, parenting, self-improvement, and leisure more than anything else. Inaction People are also more likely to feel regrets of inaction than they are regrets of action. It takes a lot of courage [...]

Coping with Regret2022-08-18T13:48:16-05:00

Finding Purpose


  If you have trouble finding purpose in life, you may want to think about the acronym CLIMB. Working through what each letter of this word means in your own life often results in finding your life’s purpose. Comprehend Your Uniqueness Each person is a unique creation with a particular skill set and interests. Make [...]

Finding Purpose2021-12-13T12:56:26-06:00

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

Making Real & Lasting Changes To Your Behavior For The Better


  Changing behavior is not for the faint of heart. Behavior modification takes hard work and dedication. It does not matter if it is winning a marathon or taking better care of your health., you must be ready to commit to hard work. Following some proven steps along the way can make any self-improvement goal [...]

Making Real & Lasting Changes To Your Behavior For The Better2021-10-15T10:59:55-05:00

Strengthening the Mental Health of Children


Personalized, Caring Attention for Children & Adolescents American Behavioral Clinics is an outpatient therapy treatment facility dedicated to effectively treating people with mental health challenges by reducing suffering, behavioral issues and the impact of psychological trauma.  We do this by providing psychiatric services, counseling, and group therapy that [...]

Strengthening the Mental Health of Children2020-06-25T17:57:52-05:00

Do You Have a Safe House? By Stacey Nye, PhD


Do You Have a Safe House? I recently presented a workshop at a local spa on healing disconnected eating. As a guest presenter my husband and I were treated to a weekend of complimentary food, exercise classes and other presentations by the spa’s staff.  He attended a workshop given by the staff nutritionist on eating [...]

Do You Have a Safe House? By Stacey Nye, PhD2022-05-26T10:31:27-05:00