Blues or Depression? 8 Ways To Tell

Blues or Depression? 8 Ways To Tell

My senior year of college my Dad suggested I go to a therapist. He thought it might help me find some direction. During a hard college career that was interrupted by chronic illness, I changed majors three times, and still wasn’t sure what I wanted to be when I...
10 Ways to Find a Good Therapist

10 Ways to Find a Good Therapist

When we want to improve our bodies we pretty much know where to find help. This time of year the gyms are full and the meeting rooms at Weight Watchers are packed. But what do we do when we want to improve our inner selves, our relationships, to find help with...

The Horror in Connecticutt

No words can describe the horror, anxiety and grief that devastates us upon hearing about the school shooting in Connecticut. Parents everywhere reach out to our children, no matter how old they are, hold them close and tell them how much we love them.
Today is World Mental Health Day!

Today is World Mental Health Day!

Today is World Mental Health Day! It is easy to dismiss treatment for mental health problems as a luxury. Even in my typically American middle-class community in Western New York, people have to make hard decisions about what gets attention. Will it be renovations to...