RE-OPENING!

RE-OPENING!

AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR EXPLORE WHAT'S NEXT CLIENTS REGARDING RE-OPENING OFFICES! All of us at Explore What’s Next sincerely hope this finds you well. Thank you so much for your patience, flexibility, and resilience during this time of great change. The transition to...

Will Tele-Therapy Work For Me?

Will Tele-Therapy Work For Me?

Throughout the United States and around the world, people are connecting with Explore What’s Next for therapy sessions through tele-sessions. Geography is no longer an obstacle to getting the help you need! Tele-sessions are more like office visits than you think....

Meet Lisa Graziano, PMHNP, for Psychiatric Medication Management @EWN

Meet Lisa Graziano, PMHNP, for Psychiatric Medication Management @EWN

Lisa Graziano, PMHNP Lisa Graziano, MS, PMHNP, is an ANCC board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. She provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapy for individuals and couples. All services are available through...

DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) Group Info

DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) Group Info

Explore What’s Next is now recruiting new participants for virtual Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Groups! In the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic, a lot of people are struggling with increased isolation from their loved ones and friends.  Depression,...

COVID-19 Stuck at home? 10 Tips For Parents

COVID-19 Stuck at home? 10 Tips For Parents

Stuck at home?Here are (hopefully) 10 helpful Tips For Parents for you and your family during this time: A snow day (or two) is fun…but more than a few days stuck at home can quickly become overwhelming. Given the current health crisis and closure of schools, many...

Explore What’s Next Speaker Series-Mindy Scime

Explore What’s Next Speaker Series-Mindy Scime

People pleaser is a label I hate. That it is accurate when used to describe me just makes me hate it more. My ability to be a people pleaser was off to an early start when I first impressed my dad with my reading skills. The book was Little Bear by Elsa Holmelund...

Coronavirus Anxiety: 3 Challenges & What to Do About Them

Coronavirus Anxiety: 3 Challenges & What to Do About Them

Coronavirus. Just the word causes faster heart rates, shorter breaths and queasy stomachs, hallmark signs of anxiety.  There have been many times when I’ve written about our psychological reaction to current affairs on this blog. Game-changing events, natural...

Three Steps To Control Your Anger

Three Steps To Control Your Anger

Anger is a perfectly OK emotion. A natural reaction to feeling threatened, the expression of anger, especially for women, has been given a bad rap. While growing up, I was encouraged to deny my anger, to feel somehow guilty or apologetic for it. Angry women are called...

Dream Made Manifest: The Studio at Explore What’s Next

Dream Made Manifest: The Studio at Explore What’s Next

The Studio at Explore What's Next is a long hoped for dream made manifest.      The dream was to have a place where people, like me, who at some point or other, feel raw and vulnerable, can find a safe haven. In the center of that safe haven, there is the...

The Proposal, The Ring

The Proposal, The Ring

Four months after I met John I proposed marriage to him.  He said, “No. Thank you.”  I was twenty-nine when we met. He was the life partner I had been waiting for. He loved me but he didn’t believe in marriage. OK, I thought, I’ll give him a year. ...

Do I have the winter blues or am I depressed?

Do I have the winter blues or am I depressed?

Ah, the winter blues. As Game of Thrones fans often quote, “Winter is coming.” Most people cherish sunshine and the summer, especially in Buffalo! I know I’m not the only one who is hearing people complain about the colder, darker days that are happening. For many,...

Am I a bad parent for wanting to go back to work?

Am I a bad parent for wanting to go back to work?

I’ve been avoiding writing this post because I’m a first-time parent and I’ve been struggling with some guilt for returning back to work myself. My son is almost three months old and I returned to work part-time after seven weeks. I was, am, and will likely continue...

Grand Opening The Studio

Grand Opening The Studio

The EWN Studio is a place where mind+body+spirit thrives.  Celebrate this special place with us at our Grand Opening!This Thursday, September 12, from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. Drop by any time between 5 & 8! Bring the family! It’s totally free!There will be...

Five Tips to Handle Toxic Food Culture in the Workplace 

Five Tips to Handle Toxic Food Culture in the Workplace 

We have a problem in the modern-American workplace: toxic food culture.  Our views around food—what’s acceptable to eat, what’s “good” and what’s “bad,” how people choose to eat their food—have become very distorted. We live in a culture of dieting and “lookism.”...

5 tips that help my recovery from depression and might help you

5 tips that help my recovery from depression and might help you

Recovery from depression isn't easy. Coming out of depression isn't like flipping a light switch, one day you're in the dark pit, the next you're in a room flooded with light. I'm going to try to describe what it's really like here because this is what is happening to...

Embrace the Bumps For Parents Of Tweens and Teen Girls

Embrace the Bumps For Parents Of Tweens and Teen Girls

Embrace the bumps! Some of the therapists at Explore What's Next read the same article in the New York Times.  Each therapist tackled one of the points in the article. Read the original article, The Confidence Gap for Girls: 5 Tips for Parents of Tween and Teen Girls,...

How To Break Up With Someone: 10 Tips

How To Break Up With Someone: 10 Tips

You’re with someone who isn’t right for you. You need to break up, but just the thought of doing it makes your anxiety rise to a point where you question everything you ever thought about the relationship. Then you shake your head and tell yourself, no, I have to stop...

Explore What’s Next offers psychotherapy, counseling, personal & executive coaching. We provide services for adults, couples, children, adolescents & families in a style that is compassionate, direct, and non-judgmental. Our approach is collaborative to maximize your counseling experience.

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RE-OPENING!

RE-OPENING!

AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR EXPLORE WHAT'S NEXT CLIENTS REGARDING RE-OPENING OFFICES! All of us at Explore What’s Next sincerely hope this finds you well. Thank you so much for your patience, flexibility, and resilience during this time of great change. The transition to...

Will Tele-Therapy Work For Me?

Will Tele-Therapy Work For Me?

Throughout the United States and around the world, people are connecting with Explore What’s Next for therapy sessions through tele-sessions. Geography is no longer an obstacle to getting the help you need! Tele-sessions are more like office visits than you think....

Meet Lisa Graziano, PMHNP, for Psychiatric Medication Management @EWN

Meet Lisa Graziano, PMHNP, for Psychiatric Medication Management @EWN

Lisa Graziano, PMHNP Lisa Graziano, MS, PMHNP, is an ANCC board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. She provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapy for individuals and couples. All services are available through...

DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) Group Info

DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) Group Info

Explore What’s Next is now recruiting new participants for virtual Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Groups! In the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic, a lot of people are struggling with increased isolation from their loved ones and friends.  Depression,...

COVID-19 Stuck at home? 10 Tips For Parents

COVID-19 Stuck at home? 10 Tips For Parents

Stuck at home?Here are (hopefully) 10 helpful Tips For Parents for you and your family during this time: A snow day (or two) is fun…but more than a few days stuck at home can quickly become overwhelming. Given the current health crisis and closure of schools, many...

Explore What’s Next Speaker Series-Mindy Scime

Explore What’s Next Speaker Series-Mindy Scime

People pleaser is a label I hate. That it is accurate when used to describe me just makes me hate it more. My ability to be a people pleaser was off to an early start when I first impressed my dad with my reading skills. The book was Little Bear by Elsa Holmelund...

Coronavirus Anxiety: 3 Challenges & What to Do About Them

Coronavirus Anxiety: 3 Challenges & What to Do About Them

Coronavirus. Just the word causes faster heart rates, shorter breaths and queasy stomachs, hallmark signs of anxiety.  There have been many times when I’ve written about our psychological reaction to current affairs on this blog. Game-changing events, natural...

Three Steps To Control Your Anger

Three Steps To Control Your Anger

Anger is a perfectly OK emotion. A natural reaction to feeling threatened, the expression of anger, especially for women, has been given a bad rap. While growing up, I was encouraged to deny my anger, to feel somehow guilty or apologetic for it. Angry women are called...

Dream Made Manifest: The Studio at Explore What’s Next

Dream Made Manifest: The Studio at Explore What’s Next

The Studio at Explore What's Next is a long hoped for dream made manifest.      The dream was to have a place where people, like me, who at some point or other, feel raw and vulnerable, can find a safe haven. In the center of that safe haven, there is the...

Explore What’s Next offers psychotherapy, counseling, personal & executive coaching. We provide services for adults, couples, children, adolescents & families in a style that is compassionate, direct, and non-judgmental. Our approach is collaborative to maximize your counseling experience.

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